Davila 666 is a garage-rock force of nature from San Juan, Puerto Rico, a six-piece quickly becoming known for their manic live shows and recorded output that is quickly catching up to their gruelingly energetic onstage presence. This past March, the band released the psychedelic punk leap Tan Bajo on In The Red Recordings, a label notable for a stable of artists including The Dirtbombs, Jay Reatard and Reigning Sound. Davila 666's sound comes directly from those lo-fi Nuggets lands, but less polished than most of today's popular garage-rock. It's impossibly more fidgety and playful, with trace elements of Radio Birdman, the Dead Boys and Little Richard. Funny enough, most of their adoring American audience has no clue what lead singer Carlos Davila is wailing and flailing about in Davila's Spanish-sung songs, but he does break into English for the band's famous Dead Boys covers.
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