Houston Music

Cop Warmth: Out For Beer And Blood

Each Wednesday (almost), Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to [email protected].

It has gotten dark. The shadows are alive. Worms are eating your balls off.

The newest (deadliest) member of the Artist of the Week clan: Monster rock demidevils and local bizarro iconoclasts, Cop Warmth.

There is no pretty dance to do before a CW interview. There is no way to church it up. It'd be like brushing Michael Myers' hair. What follows is a choppy, occasionally incoherent, beautiful mess.

Read it. Buy their music. Do not murder anyone.

Rocks Off: Tell everyone everything they need to know about Cop Warmth in exactly six words.

Craig: Fun. Hate. Beer. Fuck off. Die.

Mark: Wardenclyffe. Aural-rape. Irrefutable. HTX. Warmth family.

Dan: Party. Hate. Warmth. Anti-matter. Houston party.

RO: Now, tell everyone everything they need to know not to die at a Cop Warmth show in exactly six words.

Craig: Have fun, don't be a dick.

Mark: Stand close but don't stand still.

Dan: Give us all of your beer.

RO: That song "Die Slow/Constantly Pregnant," can you explain... um... pretty much everything? Why is the title the title? Why does it make me want to hold my brains in my hands and just squeeze them as hard as I can? Is it true the Devil wanted to use it as his entrance music for his UFC debut match, but he backed out at the last second because it was, according to him, "Just a little too scary"?

Mark: It seems you've answered most of the questions yourself. Thinking seems to be painful to most. Sure, and then he went back down to Georgia. I rewrote "Constantly Pregnant"; think about the situation and then a plausible solution, but much more intense.

Dan: I wrote lyrics for [Rusted Shut's] Don Walsh to sing for "Die Slow," but he never did. Bryan Jackson originally came up with the lyrics and name for "Constantly Pregnant," but I'm not sure what they are on record.

Cop Warmth, "Drugs Over Food"

Cop Warmth, "Drugs Over Food"

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