Royal Trux

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30 Essential Noise Rock Tracks

Grind. Skronk. Pigfuck. Seemingly every word associated with noise rock sounds incredibly unflattering out of context, and even in context doesn't fare much better. Before…
Jeff Terich | November 28, 2018 - 12:01 pm

Counting Down

Royal Trux Albums From Worst To Best

Royal Trux just might be the most misunderstood band in indie rock. But their influence can be seen in contemporary bands like Liars, the Kills,…
Brian Mock | June 25, 2015 - 1:52 pm

Progress Report

Progress Report: Jennifer Herrema

Name: Black Bananas Progress Report: Jennifer Herrema talks about her new project, Black Bananas, and all kinds of other rad shit. There…
T. Cole Rachel | February 17, 2012 - 5:20 pm

More Royal Trux stories

Royal Trux – “Every Day Swan” & “Get Used To This” (Feat. Kool Keith)

We last heard from '90s scuzz-rock duo duo Royal Trux last year, when they released Platinum Tips + Ice Cream, an album of live recordings…
Julia Gray | October 24, 2018 - 10:03 am

Royal Trux Reissuing Catalog, Recording New Album For Fat Possum

Royal Trux, the team of Jennifer Herrema (late of Black Bananas) and Neil Hagerty (late of Howling Hex), have reactivated their legendary skuzz-pop operation in…
Chris DeVille | February 5, 2018 - 11:43 am

Classic Drag City Albums Now On Apple Music

Drag City have long been holdouts in the streaming wars. The Chicago indie took their time bringing releases to digital retailers like iTunes and Bandcamp,…
Rob Arcand/Spin | June 30, 2017 - 4:11 pm

Stream Royal Trux Platinum Tips + Ice Cream

The scuzzy, gnarled '90s trash-punk duo Royal Trux broke up in 2001, after somehow surviving in the underground long enough to get a major-label deal.
Tom Breihan | June 8, 2017 - 10:11 am

Royal Trux – “Sometimes”

'90s scuzz-rock swamp monsters Royal Trux broke up in 2001 and reunited for a few live shows in 2015, and last month, they announced the…
Tom Breihan | April 12, 2017 - 11:12 am

Royal Trux Announce First Album In 17 Years

Beloved '90s trash-blues duo Royal Trux haven't released an album since 2000's Pound For Pound, and they broke up in 2001. But they got back
Tom Breihan | March 16, 2017 - 11:23 am

Royal Trux Announce NYC Reunion Show

This past summer, the great and volatile '90s drug-rock duo Royal Trux announced a reunion, but they were only going to play one show, headlining…
Tom Breihan | October 5, 2015 - 12:22 pm

Watch Royal Trux Reunite At Berserktown II Festival

Earlier this summer, magnetic '90s drug-rock greats Royal Trux announced that they'd reunite for one show at L.A.'s punk-leaning Berserktown II festival. Thus far, they…
Tom Breihan | August 17, 2015 - 12:46 pm

Royal Trux Announce Reunion Show

The great '90s scuzz-rock duo Royal Trux released 10 albums between 1988 and 2002, but they broke up in 2001 and haven't made any noise…
Tom Breihan | May 13, 2015 - 1:50 pm

Black Bananas – “Physical Emotions”

Black Bananas (aka Jennifer Herrema, formerly of Royal Trux) is becoming very active in 2014 after a few years of silence. First we heard her…
Miles Bowe | March 20, 2014 - 3:54 pm

Black Bananas – “TV Trouble” Video (NSFW)

The former Royal Trux member Jennifer Herrema now leads the trash-rock band Black Bananas. In their new "TV Trouble" video, she and her homies sit…
Tom Breihan | February 15, 2012 - 1:58 pm

The Walkmen Cover Neil Hagerty, Royal Trux

When the Walkmen stopped by Daytrotter recently, they decided to make it Neil Hagerty tribute day, covering "Yellow Kid" from Royal Trux's 1998 album Accelerator
Brandon Stosuy | August 4, 2008 - 3:25 pm