Band of The Month: Irontom Takes on Gorillaz ‘Feel Good Inc’ (Exclusive Performance)


We’re pretty damned excited for December’s Band of The Month, because the music world needs the kind of ass-kicking that Los Angeles rock quintet Irontom dishes out. The musical equivalent of a pile of high-powered illegal fireworks thrown into a bonfire at the most kickass party you’ve ever been to, Irontom present a unified front of brash, angular rock with a level of talent that gives us more than a hunch that these boys have one hell of a future ahead. 

Last week we brought you a first taste of the Irontom session with the churning excellence of “Goin’ Slow,” and the crass, jarring crush of “What Will Happen To All The Indie Stars?” It was an enormously promising intro to the ecstatic energy brought by guitarist Zach Irons, singer Harry Hayes, bassist Dane Sandborg, keyboardist Daniel Saslow and drummer Dyl Williams, but that was just the tip of what’s to come.

Through pure rockin’ excellence laced with harmonies, charm and infectious buoyancy, Irontom has gotten the cosign treatment from none other than the amazing Alain Johannes (from Eleven, Queens of the Stone Age, Them Crooked Cultures), who produced both their Loose and Nitro EPs.

Straightforward cover songs are a dime a dozen, easy attention grabbers that do little to stimulate the listener. But occasionally a band will take another artist’s song, grab it by both the throat and the balls, and heave it through their own creative vortex for an end result that’s purely electrifying. 

That being said, we’re bringing you an early Christmas present with Irontom’s riotously awesome cover of Gorillaz’ classic jam “Feel Good Inc”. What begins as a relatively faithful rendition breaks open and takes flight into a wailing freakout of awesome that relentlessly intensifies through an explosive finish. See for yourself, exclusively on CraveOnline:


Keep up with Irontom below, and check back next week for the next Band of The Month session performance from the band!

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Special thanks to Swing House studios!



Previous Band of The Month Performances:

Alain Johannes / Grieves / Steel Panther / Vintage Trouble / Semi Precious Weapons  

Hot Karate / RX Bandits / Nico Vega / The Mowgli’s / Dessa / Everlast 

The Wild Feathers / The Silent Comedy / LP