New York area band The FTW let you know what their attitude is as soon as you read their band name (no, it doesn’t stand for “For The Win”). Michael Dolan was well-enough known for being in surf punk band The Turbo A.C.s, but his new band is heavier, thanks to his union with guitarist The Major Nelson. J.J. Meraz fills out the lineup, and the trio play a NWOBHM-influenced brand of rock and roll that’s best summed up by “Who Crowned You King,” which we’re premiering today. Here’s what the band say about the song:
“The FTW attack the usurper of a dying world with blistering fret work from The Major Nelson. It is a call to arms to overthrow the overlords.”
The band’s album, Vendetta Kind of Mood, will be digitally released on May 19th, and can be pre-ordered here.