After their gigs in 2000 with the very popular American band Dog Eat Dog, and the making of the videoclip to go with (the old version of) their song “King of Beers” it’s been quite silent around Screaming Mike. Especially when you know that we’re talking about a screaming act here. But, it’s just been the calm before the storm…
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In studio Harrow (NL) Screaming Mike recorded a retake of “King of Beers”, during April 2005, featuring a rap from Syklone of the well-known Dutch band HeadFirst.
Screaming Mike is back, and the world will know it. As usual frontman T.J. can count on famous musicians like Peter Krako (a.o. Twarres), Sietse Huisman (a.o. Art Attack & Twarres), Henry Sopacua (a.o. Art Attack) and Femke Krone (a.o. Junkie XL & Rob de Nijs). These are the musicians that recorded the retake of “King of Beers” and will also appear in the 2005 line-up of Screaming Mike:
T.J. - vocals
Peter Krako - guitars
Henry Sopacua - bass/backing vocals
Sietse Huisman - drums
Femke Krone - percussion/backing vocals
“King of Beers” will also feature an international compilation album, released by Turkey Vulture Records (U.S.A.). This album (“The Harder The Better Volume 10”) will be released in more than 40 countries worldwide. Expected month of release will be September 2005. In the meanwhile T.J. and Peter Krako are writing awesome new material for their upcoming gigs and album.