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PREMIERE: Tropical F*ck Storm Unleash Tropically F*cked-Up New Single & Video ‘Rubber Bullies’

Written by Emmy Mack on April 12, 2018

Tropical Fuck Storm — the tropical fuck storm of talent featuring members of The DronesHigh Tension and Palm Springs — have just unleashed a new music video for ‘Rubber Bullies’, the crushing finale track from their forthcoming debut album, A Laughing Death in Meatspace.

Premiering exclusively via Music Feeds below, the single’s tripped-out visuals echo Gareth Liddiard’s grim lyrics about modern anxieties, reflected in everything from the fluoro glare of a supermarket aisle to the favelas of Rio de Janeiro.

“’Rubber Bullies’ is about wanting to escape the avalanche of people’s bullshit, and just wanting to jump a plan and escape to the beach somewhere far far away!” Gaz tells Music Feeds.

The tune is also the last in the band’s series of four 7” singles, and — in accordance with their songs we love and wish we had written” B-sides — comes packing a cover of the Bee Gee’s classic, ‘Stayin Alive’, “maniacally re-imagined for the disco apocalypse”.

Tropical Fuck Storm will be heading out on tour this May to cheers the release of their first LP, A Laughing Death in Meatspace, which is due to land on May 4th.

Catch their full list of tour dates, alongside the official music video for ‘Rubber Bullies’, below.

Tropical Fuck Storm 2018 ‘A Lauhing Death In Meatspace’ National Tour

Thursday, 3rd May
The Foundry, Brisbane (Supported by Orlando Furious and Ascot Stabber)
Tickets: Official Website

Friday, 4th May
The Cambridge, Newcastle (Supported by Fourteen Nights At Sea and Hey Lady)
Tickets: Official Website

Saturday, 5th May
Oxford Art Factory, Sydney (Supported by ORION and Fourteen Nights At Sea)
Tickets: Official Website

Friday, 11th May
Howler, Melbourne (Supported by Sugar Fed Leopards and School Damage)
Tickets: Official Website

Saturday, 12th May
Howler, Melbourne (Supported by Hexdebt and No Sister)
Tickets: Official Website

Saturday, 19th May
Badlands, Perth (Supported by Calmly and Nerve Quakes)
Tickets: Official Website

Sunday, 20th May
Mojo’s, Fremantle (Supported by Peter Bibby’s Dog Act and The Pissedcolas)
Tickets: Official Website

Saturday, 26th May
Theatre Royal, Castelmaine (Supported by Hexdebt and Bitch Diesel)
Tickets: Official Website

Friday, 15th June
Dark Mofo, Hobart
Tickets: Dark Mofo

Also performing at Golden Plains FestivalPool House Party and Boogie Festival


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