Cobra Starship – "Hot Mess" Music Video

Cobra Starship are the brainchild of ex-Midtown frontman Gabe Saporta. After the inclusion of their killer track ‘Bring It (Snakes On A Plane)’ on the hit movie’s soundtrack things soon took off and it was time for Gabe to get a full band together. He enlisted old friends Alex Suarez and Ryland Blackington from This Is Ivy League for bass and guitar duties respectively, and drummer Nate Navarro, Victoria Asher took on the role of keytar and the line-up was complete. With the aim of, “teaching hipsters to not take themselves so seriously and telling emo kids to stop being pussies”, the band released their first album – While The City Sleeps, We Rule The Streets, and extensive tours with the likes of Fall Out Boy, Panic! At The Disco, and 30 Seconds to Mars soon followed. 2007 saw the release of the acclaimed “¡Viva La Cobra!” – which featured the singles “The City Is At War” and “Guilty Pleasure”.

Forthcoming album Hot Mess is receiving a flurry of ecstatic press reviews stateside with People declaring it “a sexy, synthed-up come on that proves irresistible,” whilst Billboard praised Hot Mess as “full of rhythmic dance songs and power-pop anthems,” and Rolling Stone hailed the album as “packed with electro-sleaze tunes that go over the top in both their bright sound – sassy hook-singing girls are prevalent – and wink-wink mien.”

Currently out on a sold out headline tour across the US, the band are renowned for their killer live show (“a riot of colour and flavour” – Kerrang!). May 2009 saw them complete a sold-out UK tour (which included a date at London’s ULU), the band will return to our shores early next year – full details to be announced shortly.

Cobra Starship are:

Gabe Saporta – Vocals

Ryland Blackinton – Guitar

Alex Suarez – Bass

Nate Novarro – Drums

Victoria Asher – Keytar