Brighton- based alt-rockers Idle Crooks & Englishmen are already making waves in the UK rock scene with a sound that has seen them likened to bands like Royal Blood and Smashing Pumpkins. With their first single, “Red Paint On Human Faces,” and a debut EP, I Feel Like You Should Be More Dangerous, already under their collective belts, the band are now kicking off a busy few months for the band, with the release of their new single “Criminal Song” which we’re premiering the video for right here!

The band hit the road in October for a run of shows with more releases and tour dates in the pipeline.

Upcoming Tour Dates:

10/23 – Swansea – Bunkhouse
10/24 – Cardiff – Fuel
10/25 – London – Slaughtered Lamb
10/26 – Brighton – The Hope & Ruin
10/28 – Coventry – The Tin At The Coal Vaults
10/29 – Nottingham – Chameleon
10/30 – Manchester – Castle Hotel
10/31 – Liverpool – Outpost
11/02 – Bristol – Old England
11/03 – Southampton Suburbia

If you like what you’re hearing, check out the video for their first single “Red Paint On Human Faces” here:


Check out the “Criminal Song” single artwork:

I have an unhealthy obsession with bad horror movies, the song Wanted Dead Or Alive and crap British game shows. I do this not because of the sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll lifestyle it affords me but more because it gives me an excuse to listen to bands that sound like hippos mating.