Buzzing guitars, big thumping drums and sheets of skysaw vocals… this is The Two Tens. Barely a year old, The Two Tens consist of guitarist/vocalist Adam Bones and drummer Rikki Styxx. Inspired by ‘60s garage and ‘70s punk along with all manner of modern buzz ‘n’ fuzz, Bones and Styxx are ready to bring The Two Tens sound and style to you and your mama.
Shortly after forming, the band quickly wrote 12 songs and recorded them with producer Bruce Duff (Prima Donna, Streetwalkin’ Cheetahs) at Paul Roessler’s (Screamers, 45 Grave) Kitten Robot studio in Los Angeles. Jim Diamond (White Stripes, Dirtbombs) mixed the recordings in Detroit. The cover was created by Stephen Blickenstaff, well-known for his iconic cover art for the Cramp’s Bad Music for Bad People.
The Two Tens played an official showcase at SXSW 2015 Saturday Night, were picked as one of six L.A. bands to see at SXSW by Los Angeles Magazine, and had a song in Showtime’s Shameless at the start of the 2015 season. They’ve supported the Sonics, Naked Raygun, Electric Six and the Misfits, toured the West Coast, played festivals Echo Park Rising, Viva Pomona and HiFi Rockfest.
The Two Tens new debut album VOLUME is out now on CD and digital formats via Ugly Sugar Records.
Adam Bones uses Clayton Guitar Picks from Steve Clayton, Inc.
RIKKI IS CURRENTLY ENDORSED BY SABIAN CYMBALS, AQUARIAN DRUMHEADS, AND VATER DRUMSTICKS