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If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like if somebody combined the guitarist from the Cult, the bassist from Fuel, and several guys who can totally get Weiland on the phone, you are either a designated hitter for the A’s or the ideal audience for Circus Diablo.

With lyrics like “You fire me up/Like fuckin’ kerosene,” and a press-kit promise that the men of Diablo “intend to deliver the rock the way it was meant to be: hard, fast, and dirty,” is it any wonder that hopes are high over at Koch?

“Koch got this because they got this,” frontman Billy Morrison says on the same press release, bigging-up his new label. I can only imagine that those losers at CMC are hanging their heads in shame.