The Two Tens Release Their Debut LP ‘Volume’ On Clear Vinyl

two tens volumeL.A. punk duo The Two Tens start their summer tour tomorrow, July 15th, the #VOLUMETOUR is in support of acclaimed debut album Volume. The album will now be released on limited edition clear vinyl from July 15th on Man Della Records and is currently available for download and on CD from Ugly Sugar Records

You can read review of The Two Tens debut album here

The Two Tens have also released a video about the making of Volume, the video can be viewed below

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The Two Tens #VOLUMETOUR Kicks Off On July 15th 2016

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Californian duo The Two Tens are commencing their summer #VOLUMETOUR on July 15th 2016. The tour is in support of their acclaimed debut album, Volume, and they will be on tour throughout July and August 2016. More Tour dates are going to be added so keep checking to see if they are playing near you

The full tour dates are listed below and their debut album Volume is available via Ugly Sugar Records or from their bandcamp for download, or on CD and limited edition vinyl here

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The Two Tens


Ugly Sugar Records

Rating: 4.5/5




The Two Tens are a duo from Loas Angeles, California, they are comprised of vocalist and guitarist Adam Bones and drummer Rikki Styxx. They take their cue from sixties garage rock and seventies punk rock and they have combined these two genre’s perfectly to create their debut album, Volume. I have previously encountered Rikki Styxx when she was drumming for The Dollyrots, she puts every ounce of her being into drumming, when she’s behind a drum kit you just know that there is nothing else she would rather be doing. Her counterpart Adam Bones somehow manages to make the kind of noise it usually takes two guitarists and bass player to convey, together they bring an enthusiasm and vibrancy that is sadly absent from many bands recordings.

The album makes a frantic start with Scene and this sets the template for much of the album, they play high energy garage influenced rock played with reckless abandon, but for me they are at their best on the tracks Sweet As Pie and I Can’t Win, these are slices of sweet innocent sixties pop that sound like they’ve been spiked with amphetamines. However, Volume‘s finest moment is Can’t Pull Through, this is as good a song as you’ll hear this year, a wonderful bouncy frantic buzzsaw guitar number that captures the essence of everything that made The Ramones so wonderful. Breathe closes the album, it starts as downbeat acoustic number and you start to wonder if The Two Tens have finally run out of energy, of course they haven’t, at the half way mark a bone crunching drum beat and brutal guitar riff ensure that Volume finishes in fine noisy style

The Two Tens bring a relentless and frantic energy to this album, as a result Volume is a close to perfect blend of the swagger of sixties garage rock and the energy of early punk rock. It will be one of life’s mysteries how two people can make such a fully rounded and frenetic sound. However they do it I just hope they continue to do so, as few bands will make as finer debut album as Volume. They are currently on an extensive US tour and after hearing this album I’d recommend catching them live, the tour dates can be found here

Volume is available from the usual sources or can be ordered as download, CD or Vinyl directly from the band here

The Two Tens Announce Tour And “Can’t Pull Through” Video

two tens promo 1Inspired by ‘60s garage and ‘70s punk along with all manner of modern buzz ‘n fuzz, The Two Tens are a duo that have been in existence for just over a year, they consist of guitarist/vocalist Adam Bones and drummer Rikki Styxx. The duo will be heading off on an extensive US tour in July 2016, many of these gigs are free or around $5 so what have you got to lose? Tour dates can be found here

The Two Tens debut album Volume is out now on CD and digital formats via Ugly Sugar Records or direct from the band here

The Two Tens new video for the infectious Can’t Pull Through is a world exclusive for the and can be viewed below

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