First and foremost, Ani Kyd is a rocker with a powerful throat. In 2005, Kyd released her debut solo CD Evil Needs Candy Too on Alternative Tentacles, co-produced with Jello Biafra. Formerly of Spank Machine, Approach the Throne and Thor (yes, that Thor!), she fronted the Vancouver heavy rock band Fuel Injected .45, whose original lineup including Ashley Blue (Strapping Young Lad), Stuart Carruthers (Tenet, Grip Inc., The Golers), Byron Stroud (Fear Factory, Zimmer’s Hole, Strapping Young Lad) and Scotty McCargar (Bif Naked). Although the group never made a proper album before splitting up in 2004, they recorded a series of great demos, collected on Past Demo-ns—a slab of metallic heaviness that Alternative Tentacles is proud to unearth and share with the world.Fuel Injected .45 was resurrected in 2009 with a new lineup, and is currently making an album due by year’s end. The reunited band will be playing Canadian and US shows this summer in conjunction with this release.