Listen to all 20-minutes of Ninehorn's ball-squeezing debut EP, seriously

They open for noir-wave outfit Empire Cinema tonight at Green Bench

click to enlarge Ninehorn, who have a rowdy EP streaming below - Alastair St. Hill / Grand National Championships
Alastair St. Hill / Grand National Championships
Ninehorn, who have a rowdy EP streaming below

The debut EP from Tampa rock & roll outfit Ninehorn is not gentle music. In fact, it sounds like what it must feel like to be Josh Homme's left testicle all tucked tightly in the Queens of the Stone Age frontman's sexy jeans.

The analogy is fair because frontman Dr. Charles Swann and his compatriots — drummer Andrew Pellegrino, bassist Jeffery Dominguez and guitarist Luke Lopez — all but worship QOTSA.

In a letter to Dave Grohl, Ninehorn drummer proclaimed that the Queens's 2002 LP, Songs For the Deaf is "gospel."

We haven't heard back on whether or not Grohl will actually appear in Ninehorn's new video, but we hear this EP — recorded and mixed by Alexander Charos with Phillip Charos at Yokophono Studios, St. Petersburg, FL — loud and clear.

The band plays a free show at Green Bench Brewing Co. alongside Tampa's own Empire Cinema, and more information is available via CL's events calendar.

Listen for yourself below. Buy it on Bandcamp now.


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Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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