Members of New York Dolls, Dead Boys form Batusis

Smog Veil has announced the debut recording from Batusis. The band features Sylvain Sylvain of New York Dolls and Cheetah Chrome of Dead Boys and Rocket From The Tombs. The band will make their live debut concert performance at SXSW, in Austin, Texas on March 18.

The self-titled 4-song EP will be released in the US and UK on May 4, 2010. The debut recordings will be released on collectable multi-colored vinyl, with eco-friendly recycled content jacket and full color two-sided insert, and also on digital download. The rhythm sections is borrowed from Joan Jett's backing band, featuring Enzo Penizzotto (bass) and Thommy Price (drums). The sound is described as "as a garage-glam dance party or a Harley-revving, speaker-melting guitar throwdown. "

Check out some music and upcoming dates on their MySpace page.