Check out new country blast 'Pagans'...

There's this rich vein of psychotic country running through South London's guitar underground.

God alone knows where it came from, but it's there - think Goat Girl's rockabilly stomp, or the Fat White Family's outraged yelp.

Honkies are perhaps the clearest example of this. Imagine Merle Haggard dropping past The Cramps' after-show at the Brixton Windmill and you'd be close, a kind of demented inverse of country 'n' western.

New single 'Pagans' is out shortly on Permanent Creeps, sharing two sides of a seven inch single with fellow South London reprobates Peeping Drexels.

Synth-infused honky tonk hysteria, 'Pagans' is the grease left on the floor of the Grand Ol' Opry after a long, sweaty night of amphetamine-driven thrills.

We've got first dibs on the video - check it out below.

Catch Honkies at London's Lock Tavern on June 14th.

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