Review: Tony Joe White – Hoodoo

Review: Tony Joe White – Hoodoo
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This blues-like punk rock, in a way, is very simple—it’s often played with the same chord progressions, tempos and even instrumentation. So, like punk rock, it takes talent creativity and originality—all of which are not found in high amounts on Hoodoo.  … read more

Review: Fred McDowell/Furry Lewis – When I Lay My Burden Down

Review: Fred McDowell/Furry Lewis – When I Lay My Burden...
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Fred McDowell + Fury Lewis = Robert Johnson + Charlie Patton + Lightin’ Hopkins + Blind Willie McTell + Bukka White + Son House … read more

Local Review: Spooky Deville – Breathe Transylvania

Local Review: Spooky Deville – Breathe Transylvania
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Spooky Deville Breathe Transylvania Self-Released Street: 10.2006 Spooky Deville = Graveyard Shift + Conombre Zombi These boys play some decent psychobilly. They are pretty typical of what is going on

Tiger Tiger Burning Bright: Tiger Army @ The Complex 07.08 with The Delta Bombers, The Limit Club

Tiger Tiger Burning Bright: Tiger Army @ The Complex 07.08...
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When I was just out of high school, Tiger Army were my band. After first hearing them, I changed the way I dressed, I started tracking down psychobilly and rockabilly

Review: The Real McKenzies – Rats in the Burlap

Review: The Real McKenzies – Rats in the Burlap
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The Real McKenzies = D.O.A + AC/DC’s “It’s a Long Way to the Top” + Street Dogs … read more

Review: Southern Culture on the Skids – Dig This

Review: Southern Culture on the Skids – Dig This
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For years, Southern Culture on the Skids have been one of those Americana bands that are such a well-built hotrod of a band that, when it comes to any of the genres that they tackle, they can naturally shift from country to surf to R&B and every bit sounds as authentic as it is original. … read more

Review: Bad Religion – Christmas Songs

Review: Bad Religion – Christmas Songs
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Although I can’t say exactly what I was expecting from this record, I have to say, other than its oddball appeal, the jovial seasonal tunes didn’t really scratch the itch I got when I first heard about this project.  … read more

Review: I Can Lick Any Son Of A Bitch In The House – Mayberry

Review: I Can Lick Any Son Of A Bitch In...
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I.C.L.A.S.O.A.B.I.T.H, the band with the impossibly long name, have been playing their brand of country blues-rock for 12+ years now, and they’ve only tightened as a band over time.  … read more

Review: The Goddamn Gallows – The Maker

Review: The Goddamn Gallows – The Maker
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When it’s hard to describe a band’s sound, I consider that a victory from the jump, because that means they’ve achieved something rarely or never heard before. The Goddamn Gallows are creepy hillbilly punk with a touch of gypsy thrown in. … read more

Review: Reverend Horton Heat – REV

Review: Reverend Horton Heat – REV
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Anyone who knows Jim Heath knows that there’s no greater friend to rock n’ roll. Reverend Horton Heat have been wowing audiences with rockabilly virtuosity that nothing else compares to. … read more