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Song You Need to Know: Black Pistol Fire, ‘Temper Temper’ (Homemade)

Black Pistol Fire’s Kevin McKeown has shared a ferocious “Homemade” live version of the pair’s acclaimed 2019 single, ‘Temper Temper’.

Kevin McKeown of the Canadian-bred, but Texas-based rock duo Black Pistol Fire has offered up a slick “Homemade” version of the pair’s 2019 single, “Temper Temper”.

Having been on the scene for close to a decade now, Black Pistol Fire have slowly been making a name for themselves as one of the most exciting rock outfits on the scene in that time, thanks in part to their incendiary live shows at global festivals such as Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, and Austin City Limits, just to name a few.

With their last record released back in 2017, the pair have been teasing the idea of a new album for some time, with a run of singles appearing in the last couple of years. One such single, 2019’s “Temper Temper” has now been given a powerful live reimagining by McKeown.

Performing with only an acoustic guitar, and with a boombox providing minimal instrumentation, McKeown takes the idea of a “field recording” to the next level, as he shares this exceptionally ferocious take on the already-explosive track.

This simplistic, yet effective, rendition of the track is the latest tune to be reimagined for Black Pistol Fire’s “Homemade” series, with the likes of “Black Halo” having most recently been given the same treatment.

While there’s currently no word as to when Black Pistol Fire might be able to bring a performance such as this over to Australian shores, the group have been hard at work in recent months, sharing their latest single, “Hope in Hell”, back in August.

Described as a “bluesy, slow-burning, bruising powerhouse”, the single serves as a taster of the pair’s forthcoming sixth studio album, which is set to arrive in January of 2021. Specific details regarding the new record are yet to be released, but are expected to arrive in the coming weeks.