The Joy Thieves reveal new music video, (almost) their entire lineup, and a look behind the scenes


With their debut EP’s release date closer than ever and nearly their entire lineup revealed, the Joy Thieves are ready to showcase their talent and unveil the fruits of their labour. The eagerly awaited “This Will Kill That” releases this Friday, June 28th, with the physical releases, including the Armalyte exclusive edition with bonus tracks and a signed poster, shipping out shortly after.

A new video has also been released for the title track, this time a “raw” version featuring band-only footage that truly showcases the energy of the band’s diverse lineup and how well they work together. Watch the video exclusively through ReGen Magazine here.

The currently revealed lineup includes:
(names with a * beside them mean their signature is included in the exclusive edition)

*Chris Connelly (Ministry, Revolting Cocks, PTP, Cocksure, The Damage
Manual, Murder Inc.)
*Dave Suycott (Stabbing Westward, Machines Of Loving Grace, Spies Who
Surf, Razorhouse)
*Ania Tarnowska (I Ya Toyah)
*Mike Reidy (W.O.R.M.)
*Eric Liljehorn (Ravens)
Bradley Bills (Chant, Skatenigs, Evil Mothers, My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult)
*Marcus Eliopulos (Stabbing Westward)
*Matthew Clark (Mary’s Window)
*Louis Svitek (Ministry Mind Funk, Pigface, Zoetrope)
*James Scott (She Rides Tigers)
*Dan Milligan (Drownbeat, Mary’s Window, Lunation)
Laura Glyda (solo artist)
*Mike Gould (Spyderbone)
John Fryer (Black Needle Noise, This Mortal Coil, Nine Inch Nails,
Stabbing Westward, H.I.M.)
Lana Guerra (
*Katzen Hobbes (The Human Marvels, 999 Eyes Freakshow)
Gordon Young (Children On Stun, Dream Disciples, Gary Numan)
Howie Beno (Black Asteroid, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Depeche Mode, Sheep On Drugs, Skrew)
*Mike Czarnik (Mary’s Window)
Taylor Busby (Purple)
*Mimi Wallman (ONO, Ampyre, Host Body)
Andy Gerold (Marilyn Manson, Ashes Divide, 16Volt, There Is No Us)
Geoff Matson (solo artist)
*Jeff Harris (Mary’s Window)
Dave Bachta (Lovelies Bleeding)
Matt Mercado (Mindbomb, Daisy Chain, Supermercado, Pivot Man)
*Jaysun McBain (Murmuur)
…with a few more names left to be revealed.

Dan Milligan, founder of the Joy Thieves, was recently interviewed by Megan Walters and had some interesting things to share about the band and their creative process, giving us a bit of a behind-the-scenes look at this fascinating musical project. Read the full interview on the band’s Facebook page here.

There’s still time to get your hands on the EP if you haven’t already done so; you can buy both digital and CD versions through Armalyte Industries’ Bandcamp page – but don’t wait too long, especially if you’re hoping to add the exclusive edition to your collection…