Masked Intruder on punkrock extravaganza; including Kepirights, Priceduifkes, Lone Wolf and Sidewalk19-07-2019
By now you know the colorful backstory behind the ski-mask clad, punk rock felons in Masked Intruder. They met in prison, are constantly being thwarted by their court-appointed chaperone Officer Bradford and got really, really hot playing in those masks on last year’s Warped Tour. What you may not realize is the scope of their musical tastes and abilities, facts that are undeniable when it comes to their third full-length, Masked Intruder III. While the Ramones remain to be a touchstone for the band, this album sees them implementing elements of classic American pop, Doo-wop and rock with sonic hooks so sharp it’s a wonder that Officer Bradford hasn’t confiscated them as lethal weapons.
When it comes to Masked Intruder, it’s easy to let their unique backstory overshadow the music but Masked Intruder III proves that their songwriting chops are the real talking point when it comes to the band. And, heck, you can come see and judge yourself, as they're in Utrecht for an exclusive NL date this month, sharing the bill with other favorites: Kepirights (Kepi Ghoulie + The Copyrights, Priceduifkes, Lonewolf and Sidewalk.