Tommy Concrete and the Werewolves are an old-school extreme metal band influenced by bands such as Motorhead, Zeke, Slayer, Celtic Frost, Venom, Discharge & GBH. Mixing up old-school hardcore punk, thrash black and death metal to create short sharp abrasive songs.
Tommy Concrete and the Werewolves were put together in 2012 by vocalist guitarist Tommy Concrete (ex The Exploited, Jackal-Headed Guard of the Dead, Man of the Hour, Shitball, Warp Spasm). Recruiting drummer Michael Branagh (Chicane, Degrassi, Gareeda) and bassist Chris Smith (Tyrant Lizard Kings, Lords of Bastard, Jackal-Headed Guard of the Dead) the band got straight on it, playing their first gig Halloween 2012. At first the band played only music from Tommy’s solo LP’s ‘Banished from the mages guild’ & ‘The Necromancer’ which varied somewhere between stoner doom and black metal. It wasn’t long before some new material was written which resulted in the ‘Live Lycanthropy’ EP released in 2013 through Howling Invocations. The rest of the year was spent gigging and writing new music.
2014 saw bassist Chris Smith leave and be replaced by George Nisbet (ex Inversus, Substate, Eratta) whose death metal past brought a solidity and heaviness to the band, finalising the line up and transforming the band into a much more savage live beast. They immediately started work on the debut album ‘This Can’t Get Any Worse’, with Stuart Gordon of Wall of Sound productions at the helm, it was recorded at Bainbridge Studios Edinburgh in seven days and mastered by Patrick Tobin at Mountain Sound Studios Hull.
This can’t get any worse was released 24/11/14 on Howling Invocations.