Photo: Hailey Bollinger
Foxy Shazam singer Eric Nally
If your interests include both professional football and ass-kicking local rock-and-roll, you're in for a treat.
Cincinnati Rock band Foxy Shazam celebrated the Cincinnati Bengals being crowned AFC champions by launching a new shirt on Sunday. Announced through the band's social media channels, the orange shirt features a crystalized heart on the front, recalling the art on Foxy's upcoming album The Heart Behead You
Cincinnati's area code is on the back of the shirt. Naturally, bold black tiger stripes run through the 513, because WHO DEY
Foxy Shazam is selling the special-edition shirt through its online store
for $30. It's available in sizes S-2XL.
"The FS/WhoDey is an exclusive FS release celebrating Cincinnati and our unstoppable Bengals," the shirt's website description reads.
The Heart Behead You
is scheduled to drop on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, but Foxy already has released the video for the song "Dancing with My Demons."
The video was filmed at Wilder, Kentucky honky tonk Bobby Mackey's. In it, frontman Eric Nally makes his way through the reportedly haunted bar, confronting himself, dressed as multiple characters; riding the iconic mechanical bull
; and taking the stage in an all-red outfit, complete with cowboy hat.
The band is scheduled to perform at the Andrew J Brady Music Center on Feb. 12
The Cincinnati Bengals will take on the Los Angeles Rams during Super Bowl LVI on Sunday, Feb. 13
. NBC will broadcast the game, and fans also can watch on Peacock, Telemundo, NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app. Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar, Mary J. Blige and Eminem will perform during halftime.
During the AFC Championship game on Jan. 30
, the Bengals — 10-7 on the regular season — toppled the much-favored, two-time AFC champion Chiefs — who went 12-5 — in a nail-biter and last-minute win. In overtime, rookie Evan McPherson gave Cincinnati yet another game-winning field goal — a 31-yard beauty that glided right through the posts and made the entire Queen City erupt with glee.
Maija Zummo and Mike Been contributed to this story.
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