, his new project that's at least 80 percent rock. Says Carney, who plays lead guitar in this group, "It's noise, but real songs. Pop noise. It's a noisy indie-rock. I missed playing guitar." Since the band's impressive recording debut, the Asian Haze EP, it's grown from a duo to a four-piece and comes with an all-new set list, including two songs written in the past week. The other 75 percent of Animal comprises Carney's younger brother, Mike, in his debut on bass, ex-Strange Division drummer Dave Goddas, and singer-guitarist Gabe Fulvimar, who played with Carney in Churchbuilder. And while we can't vouch for the new songs, the last batch was 100 percent fun.
Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney will break out his dusty six-string for the live debut of