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Introducing: Slowcoaches

Slowcoaches take on toxic masculinity in the music industry with new single ‘Complex', which sees them pissed off and at their best.


If you were to throw pure grunge and everything that might make you angry into a blender, it would come out as 'Complex', the track is fast and pure aggression! The track is about the state of the music world when it comes to masculinity, and how it shouldn't be ignored.

The music industry really feeds toxic masculinity by putting male artists on a pedestal,” observes Slowcoaches vocalist / bassist Heather Perkins. “’Complex’ is a response to the sexual assault allegations against artists that were in the press at the time I wrote it. There's still a really dirty side to the industry - particularly with the encouragement and portrayal of male artists in rock music to god-like status. All too often, the system is adhering to an archaic, misogynistic interpretation of 'punk' that makes guys think they're invincible, th…

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