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third album by the los angeles-based four-piece rock band who already had opening slots and tours with franz ferdinand, the killers and maxmo park. they were nominated for 'best new artist' in la weekly music awards and were named by alex kapranos as franz ferdinand's favourite band.
the blood arm's intense live performances and catchy energetic songs have earned them fans and critical acclaim worldwide. their unique blend of barely-contained wildness and tongue-in-cheek braggadocio makes them one of the most exciting bands to listen to or experience live.
the blood arm's 1st album, 13 songs recorded in a garage studio, was self-released under the title 'bomb romantics'. their 2nd album 'lie lover lie' was released in 2007 on city rockers / because and was produced by ariel rechtshaid (we are scientists, foreign born, cass mccombs). the new album 'turn and face me' has been recorded and produced by david newton from the popular late 80s band the mighty lemon drops in burbank, ca. the album builds upon the raw creative energy of the previous albums while exploring new artistic and sonic frontiers. songs have been featured on the oc, nip / tuck, gossip girl, criminal minds and in the films cloverfield and normal adolescent behavior. most recently their cover of the temptations' 'get ready' was featured in the trailer for shrek forever after.
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