BUGGIN by Farrah Skeiky
BUGGIN by Farrah Skeiky
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BUGGIN’ unleashes fusion of hardcore grooves and everyday realities on ‘Concrete Cowboys’

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Chicago’s hardcore band, Buggin, renowned for their in-your-face style and infectious grooves, has dropped their debut album, “Concrete Cowboys,” via Flatspot Records.

The band collaborated with producer Andy Nelson and Brad Boatright for mastering, delivering 12 captivating tracks. The album name stems from a song on their 2019 demo, featuring a blend of reworked and new tracks, laced with a dash of humor and everyday realities.

Buggin emphasizes growth, authenticity, and fun as the underlying principles of their music, steering clear of trends.

The album infuses more lighthearted elements with poignant messages conveyed by vocalist Bryanna Bennett on tracks like “Hard 2 Kill,” an empowerment anthem, and “Not Yours,” which tackles the tokenization of women and non-binary individuals in the hardcore scene.

The album is available for streaming, digital purchase on Bandcamp, and vinyl through Flatspot Records. Buggin, composed of Bryanna Bennett, Dewey Hendrik, Peyton Roberts, and Michael Rasmussen, will be touring Europe this summer, with scheduled performances at various festivals and events.

Tour Dates:

6.4 – Detroit, MI @ Tied Down Fest
25.6 – Manchester, UK @ Outbreak

BUGGIN by Farrah Skeiky
BUGGIN by Farrah Skeiky

w/ Spaced
26.6 – Newcastle, UK @ Head of Steam
27.6 – Newport, UK @ The Cab
28.6 – London, UK @ New Cross Inn
29.6 – Brighton, UK @ The Prince Albert
30.6 – Antwerp, BE @ AMC
01.7 – Rennes, FR @ Superbowl of Hardcore
02.7 – Paris, FR @ Esspace
03.7 – Frankfurt, DE @ Exzess
04.7 – Eindhoven, NL @ Dynamo
05.7 – Hannover, DE @ Bei Chez Heinz
06.7 – Berlin, DE @ Cassiopeia
07.7 – Velke Mezirici, CZ @ Fajt Fest
08.7 – Halle, DE @ Halt Mich Fest
09.7 – Ieper, BE @ Ieper Fest

8.19-8.20 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom @ The Tribes Of Da Moon w/ Zulu, End It, Soul Glo, Kharma + more

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