Seattle based post-post-punk outfit...
Chastity Belt

Chastity Belt formed while studying in a college town, but their story owes its true origin to Seattle.

Part of a resurgent DIY scene in the Pacific North West, the four piece seemingly found a freedom to explore both sound and lyrics.

So expect feminist abstraction fuelled by post-post-punk guitars, gleefully picking apart rock tropes and piecing them back together as they see fit.

Signed to Hardly Art, the quartet's new album 'Time To Go Home' will be released in the UK on May 14th.

Ahead of this, Chastity Belt have placed entrancing new track 'Joke' online and it's a belter of an introduction.

All morse code guitars, chugging bass lines, sighing vocals and scattered drums, the lyrics seem to yearn for some sense of meaning amidst a world dominated by irony.

Check it out now.

Buy Clash Magazine
Get Clash on your mobile, for free: iPhone / Android


Follow Clash: