On May 27, Los Angeles rock band BLACK ROBOT performed acoustic versions of the songs "23 Days Of Night" and "Dissatisfaction" at the studios of the Dallas rock station 97.1 The Eagle (KEGL). Watch video footage of the performance below.BLACK ROBOT' "Cocaine" video was filmed at the legendary Hollywood burlesque bar Jumbo's Clown Room and features a surprise cameo appearance by former "Kids in the Hall" and "NewsRadio" star Dave Foley. The video was directed by Lawrence Shapiro.
"Cocaine" is the first video for BLACK ROBOT, who was founded by original BUCKCHERRY bassist Jonathan "J.B." Brightman and Detroit singer Huck Johns. The band also features Swedish guitarists Andy Andersson and Staffan Osterlind as well as former HOT SAUCE JOHNSON drummer Possum Hill. "We made this in the spirit of the classic rock videos of our time with lots of beautiful girls and humor," says Brightman. "The filming was just one big party!"
BLACK ROBOT's debut album has been called "explosive, memorable, soulful, bursting with attitude and full of piss and vinegar" (SleazeRoxx.com). It will be available in stores and online on June 8 through Formosa Records/Rocket Science Ventures. For more information, visit the BLACK ROBOT MySpace page.