Irish band Kid Karate releases their first single “Heart” off their new Lights Out EP which is set for release today! The band consists of vocalist/guitarist Kevin Breen and drummer Steven Gannon. This power-house duo spent years building a fan base by touring festivals such as South by Southwest and The Great Escape non-stop for the past few years.

Consequence of Sound describes their EP as “Combining the dance-rock rhythms of The Rapture with Jack White’s inimitable studio presence.”

Their single “Heart” is like a runaway train. It starts off slow but quickly picks up speed. It grabs your attention right by your ear and takes you on a journey with them . The song is thunderous and tenacious, with lighting fast guitar riffs, heavy hitting drums and vocals with a mix of dance rhythms. To me, they are similar to the likes of Jack White and The Black Keys, but I’ll let you decide. Check out their single below.

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American Tour Dates:

7/23 – San Diego CA – The Griffin (91x Loudspeaker Live)
7/24 – Phoenix AZ – Pub Rock Live (Presented by KUKQ Phoenix)
7/27 – Chicago IL – Wicker Park Fest (5:20pm / North Stage)
7/30 – Brooklyn NY – Glasslands