Hometown: Bennington, Vermont
Backstory: After releasing his 2008 debut as King Tuff, Thomas spent the next few years playng in other bands – including the folky Feathers, and Witch, a metal outfit led by J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr.
The Motown Sound (Sort Of): Thomas recorded King Tuff at the Malcolm X Academy, an abandoned high school in Detroit.
Hot Clip: Watch King Tuff's video for "Bad Thing" above.
Listen to King Tuff's 'King Tuff':