Posted Jan 9th, 2015 (11:48 am) by Stacie Sullivan
Swanky Tiger
Swanky Tiger
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Coming off of a powerful 2014, the young NYC punk-rock outfit Swanky Tiger jumps into the new year with the release of their new album Empires.

The band came together while attending a boarding school in Connecticut with similar musical influences like Queens of the Stone Age. Their music is reminiscent of the Strokes, White Stripes, Stone Temple Pilots, Iggy and the Stooges, and the Cure.

Swanky Tiger has gotten off to a quick start over the past couple of years for such a young band with performances in iconic NYC venues such as The Studio at Webster Hall, Arlene's Grocery, and Tammany Hall. They also received an honorable mention in The Deli Magazine's "Best of NYC 2013 Poll for Emerging Artists" in the revival rock category.

Swanky Tiger now has put it into high gear with the release of their new album Empires. The band embraces a hard-rock vibe while retaining pop elements which gives their music a fun sound. Dive into 2015 with Swanky Tiger by jamming to their sharp, hooky sound and guitar driven aggression.

Swanky Tiger is a band you'll want to keep your eye on this year. They offer a new glamorous take on punk-rock with their shimmery sounds that is sure to take them to the top.

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