Manchester three-piece Kong's relentless sonic assault against all things conventional and boring gathered momentum in 2009 with the release of their eagerly anticipated debut album, Snake Magnet.
Previous singles 'Blood of a Dove' and 'Leather Penny' blazed a trail for their unconventional sound and showcased their devastating ability to craft heavy, ferocious punk songs. These early glimpses promised much; and Snake Magnet did not disappoint. Bruising bass-lines, face-meltingly intense guitar riffs, beautifully fashioned soundscapes and hauntingly bleak and isolated vocals combined to form an album dripping with existential angst.
Rock A Rolla, Artrocker, Drowned in Sound and many more felt Snake Magnet worthy enough to sit in their best albums of 2009 lists.
2010 saw the band tour Europe and the UK with 65daysofstatic causing jaws to drop in every city followed in January 2011 with a tour of Japan.
The band are now set for a short stint around the UK taking in Live at Leeds and The Camden Crawl. June will also see the release of new track "Ribbons" on a limited split 10" alongside That Fucking Tank, Castrovalva and Shield Your Eyes via Leeds label Brew. The follow up to 2009's Snake Magnet is expected later this year: