NYC underground punk icon The Krays has teamed up with to premiere a brand new track, “Drone”, from the band’s forthcoming full-length Sangre.  The high-powered opening track from the The Krays’ fourth record is currently streaming on the band’s official profile.

Sangre, The Krays’ first record in nearly a decade, will hit stores May 31st on Dead City Records. “We are real proud of the record, both in sound, and structure, but also in meaning,” said guitarist/vocalist Johnny Rosado.  “It’s been great, so many ideas coming together in such a comfortable way, and molded into something new, yet still very much in keeping with what The Krays have always been about.”

The track list for Sangre is…
1. Drone
2. Vida Profunda
3. Albizu Campos
4. A Race Towards The Morning
5. The Attack
6. The Dying Cold
7. Sangre Taina
8. Mundo Perdido
9. Warnings
10. We Lose
11. ¿Quien Sabe Mas?
12. Out Of The Darkness
13. Sour Ground
14. Simple Man
15. In The Wars All Around
16. The Reckless Use Of Power

Sangre was self-recorded and produced by Rosado (aka Johnny Kray) at his home studio in New York City.  The record features a potent blend of punk, hardcore, and metal, with memorable and thoughtful lyrics presented in both English and Spanish. The 16-track album will be available as a limited edition CD with 20-page full color booklet containing lyrics, rare photos, flyers and more, or as a digital download through most online retailers.

The Krays will celebrate the release of Sangre with a CD release show in Club Europa in Brooklyn on June 11th. Check out a video teaser featuring audio clips from the long-awaited release:

Formed in 1994, The Krays erupted onto the New York punk scene, standing apart with blistering guitar riffs and mindful lyrics. The band released a split EP with fellow NY band, the Truents, and then made its debut in 1998 with the Inside Warfare LP on Tribal War/Eyeball Records. The following years saw the band touring with the likes of Dropkick Murphys, Blanks 77, Vice Squad, Threats, The Restarts and more, while releasing its final studio album, A Time For Action, on TKO Records in 2002. The Krays will continue to tour worldwide in support of Sangre. Stay tuned for more information.

The Krays is…
Jonathan Rosado (aka Johnny Kray) -guitar, vocals
Spencer Kray -bass
Chris Arabic -drums
Kenny Fabara -guitar

The Krays online…


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