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Everyone Else

Release Date: Oct 28, 2016
Label: Dangerbird Records

Show Me How You Want It To Be

Release Date: Nov 10, 2017
Label: Dangerbird Records

The Pact

Release Date: Sep 14, 2018
Label: Dangerbird Records

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October 30, 2018

Slothrust's "Double Down" Featured On Halloween Show "Out Of Order" With KROQ's Ted Stryker | On Tour Now | 'The Pact' Out Now On Dangerbird

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October 4, 2018

Slothrust Share "Birthday Cake" Video Via Paper | Debut Top 10 College Radio, On Fall Tour | 'The Pact' Out Now On Dangerbird Records

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July 13, 2018

Slothrust Share "Double Down" Video Via Alt Press | Announce North American Tour Dates | The Pact Out Sept. 14th on Dangerbird Records

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July 12, 2018

Slothrust Announce New LP, Share "Peach" Track Via Billboard

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November 10, 2017

SLOTHRUST SHARE COVERS EP ON BROOKLYN VEGAN 'SHOW ME HOW YOU WANT IT TO BE' OUT TODAY ON DANGERBIRD RECORDS CALIFORNIA SHOWS THIS MONTH

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October 17, 2017

SLOTHRUST SHARE "...BABY ONE MORE TIME" (BRITNEY SPEARS) TRACK ON CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND START U.K. / EU TOUR NEXT WEEK, ADD CALIFORNIA SHOWS 'SHOW ME HOW YOU WANT IT TO BE' OUT 11/10 ON DANGERBIRD

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September 14, 2017

SLOTHRUST ANNOUNCE COVERS EP + SHARE "SEX AND CANDY" (MARCY PLAYGROUND) TRACK ON STEREOGUM U.K. / EU TOUR STARTS IN OCTOBER 'SHOW ME HOW YOU WANT IT TO BE' OUT 11/10 ON DANGERBIRD

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August 9, 2017

SLOTHRUST SHARE "MILKING THE SNAKE" B-SIDE ON DIY ON NORTH AMERICAN TOUR NOW + ANNOUNCE EU/U.K. DATES 'EVERYONE ELSE' OUT NOW ON DANGERBIRD RECORDS

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June 8, 2017

SLOTHRUST ANNOUNCE TOUR WITH RON GALLO & TANCRED

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June 5, 2017

SLOTHRUST SHARE "PIGPEN" VIDEO ON AUTOSTRADDLE

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BIOGRAPHY

Slothrust is Leah Wellbaum (Vocals,Guitars), Kyle Bann (bass), and Will Gorin (drums). The trio first staked out their unique strain of jazz, and blues-afflicted rock, as students at Sarah Lawrence College. The band’s 2012 debut Feels Your Pain, and its successor 2014’s Of Course You Do, established the band as a breed apart, serving up deceptively clever epics that veer satisfyingly between incandescent riffing and pop hooks, winsome anxiety and powerful heft.


“People have always had trouble comparing us to other bands, but someone recently described us as Nirvana meets Wynton Marsalis, and I loved that,” says Wellbaum. Even the band’s name inspires a beat of thoughtful consideration as the eyes take in the letters and the brain makes its snap judgement: Slo Thrust? Slot Rust? Slo Trust? Sloth-Rust.

We all studied jazz and blues, so I often use chords and voicings that aren’t quite as conventional for contemporary rock,” she continues. “Certain harmonic movement can get stale, so I try to incorporate colorful notes to give it more depth. The improvisational spirit of blues music is also something we try to always keep with us, even in more composed playing. I am drawn to musicians a bit further outside of the rock tradition, such as John Fahey, Elizabeth Cotten, D’Angelo, and Portishead. Growing up I listened to a lot of R&B and classical music. And musicals.”

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Contact

Kip Kouri kip@tellallyourfriendspr.com
Michael Lantz michael@tellallyourfriendspr.com