London duo Tokyo Taboo's latest video for 'Self Sabotage' has just been released. The track is taken from their forthcoming debut album 6th Street Pyschosis, out March 24th 2017 via TT Records.
RMP Magazine premiered the video but it’s also available to watch now via Tokyo Taboo’s YouTube channel.
6th Street Psychosis, the new album from Tokyo Taboo, features ten tenacious, in-your-face tracks that combine the band’s rock and pop punk influences.
The band's previously released track 'N.A.R.C.I.S.M' is also available to stream via the Tokyo Taboo Soundcloud page.
The duo comprise of singer Dolly Daggerz and guitarist Mike, who are joined by a band for their live shows. Dolly takes inspiration from iconic performers from Heart to David Bowie and Karen O and Mike simply loves a good riff. Tokyo Taboo is a perfect amalgamation of Dolly and Mike’s influences; inspired by Manga, Japanese culture, drag and 80s fashion, they are true performers, with an image that equals the intense vibrancy of what you hear on record.
Featuring hectic, heart-pounding hooks and soaring rock-inspired vocals, Tokyo Taboo cover a range of subjects on the album, which was recorded in Downtown LA. From Dolly’s quarter life crisis to politics and vulnerability, they aren’t afraid of smashing the expectations of ‘the industry’ whilst wearing their hearts on their sleeves - cuts, bruises, tears and all.
On the album, ’Bubbilicious’ is a racing, high-octane opener, whilst ‘Emotional Suicide’ is filled with an uptempo, feisty power and ‘N.A.R.C.I.S.M’ oozes brutal honesty, raw riffs and dark undertones. Meanwhile, single Make It Out Alive was inspired by the vote to bomb Syria and the feeling of frustration, hopelessness and anger Dolly felt, which seethe through the music as she spits and snarls each lyric over Mike’s raucous riffs.
Make It Out Alive gained support from the likes of Radio X and BBC Radio 1 and with 6th Street Psychosis out soon, Tokyo Taboo hope to bring their own brand of modern pop punk kicking and screaming into the public consciousness. You can catch the duo live at The Black Heart in Camden on 14th December 2016.
6th Street Psychosis is out 24th March 2017 via TT Records.