Eagles of Death Metal release hilarious new track “Silverlake”

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Eagles of Death Metal have shared a new song titled “Silverlake (K.S.O.F.M.)” off their forthcoming album Zipper Down. The cheeky rock track pokes fun at the highly hipsterfied town of Silver Lake in East Los Angeles with hilarious lyrics such as “don’t be uncool man because the owner’s like my friend” and “don’t you know who I am?” If you’ve lived in East Los Angeles, particularly Silver Lake and Echo Park, you know this song definitely holds some solid truths. You can stream Eagles of Death Metal’s new song “Silverlake (K.S.O.F.M.)” below.

In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Eagles of Death Metal’s Josh Homme and Jesse Hughes talk about the tone of their first album in seven years:

Hughes: And you hit the nail on the head, Baby Duck, when you said that we’re fans first. We are fans first. We love this, we believe in it, and we’re going, “Anyone else a fan of rock & roll? Cool. Come here and check this out.”

Homme: And I think this record is made from a fan’s perspective. Like, what would I wanna hear? And that is a good spot to be coming from.

Hughes: I came up with a great analogy for what the music is. It’s bending George Clinton over a couch and butt-fucking him using Little Richard as the dick and the Rolling Stones and Chuck Berry as the balls.

Eagles of Death Metal have two show dates on October 19 and 20 at the Teragram Ballroom in Downtown Los Angeles (which is only a few minutes from “Silverlake”). Get your tickets here.


ZIPPER DOWN Tracklist:
01. Complexity
02. Silverlake (K.S.O.F.M.)
03. Got a Woman
04. I Love You All The Time
05. Oh Girl
06. Got the Power
07. Skin Tight Boogie
08. Got a Woman (slight return)
09. The Deuce
10. Save a Prayer (Duran Duran cover)
11. The Reverend

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4 thoughts on “Eagles of Death Metal release hilarious new track “Silverlake”

  1. Lucifer Crow

    Saying “Hipster Bashing” is such a hipster thing to do. I think you should blog and vlog about it Stan, seriously, write a strongly worded tweet about it too- which will do absolutely nothing. Don’t forget to tell all your hipster vaping friends how Jesse god damn Hughes “Bashed” you and all the “Hipsters” in Silverlake. I’m sure you’ll get a hero’s welcome of vape mods, terrible wardrobes and “too cool for school” analogies (of 7th grade interpretation). Hurry up Stan the man! You speak for all Hipsters victimized by this song!

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  3. Damien

    Who the fuck calls themselves “SilverLakestan”? Dork. You’re prob the worst kind of hispter, a wannabe hipster.

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