Tag Archives: Southern Rock

Bad Touch Reaching for the Sky

Bad Touch have some heavy duty business to take care of over the next few months, an 18 date headline tour, the release of their third studio album with Shake A Leg, and their latest single ‘Skyman’ out now on Marshall Records. A wonderfully rowdy hook-laden rocking strut that you can sing and dance along to, you are advised to ...

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Black Swamp Water

Review: Black Swamp Water – Distant Thunder

Honestly, I could say if you are a fan of southern rock, just listen to the opening two tracks and that is all you will need to be convinced that this is a must hear album. From the tranquil sound of a slide on a steel string guitar to the backdrop of steady pouring rain and the thunder rolls in, ...

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Outlaws & Moonshine – The Devil In The Moonshine

Sounding like someone’s banging on a dustbin lid while a hoary old voice calls out, I’m expecting something avant garde here but then a regular rhythm section gets going with electrics and acoustics settling in some licks for Outlaws & Moonshine’s statement of intent that is opening track ‘Devil in The Moonshine’. There are sing-along lyrics of the countrified sort ...

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Bad Touch & Mollie Marriott: Coventry Empire, 25th November 2017

Late opening their doors, the bitter cold we suffered outside isn’t warmed by the reception received within: left confuse waiting in a room with a closed bar before then being directed upstairs. As many among us appear to be here for the first time, it’s unclear if this Fawlty Towers type service is par for the course at the Coventry ...

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Raven Cain – Oblivious

Raven Cain – Oblivious

America’s Raven Cain releases his new album Oblivious on 1st December featuring tracks of southern rock with flecks of blues and country added into the mix, making one almighty feel-good rock ‘n’ roll album. Cain’s life reads like a Chuck Palahniuk novel: Raised in an ultra-religious cult, with his mother, a father who was an absent musician and a stepfather ...

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Outlaws & Moonshine

Outlaws & Moonshine – Devil In The Moonshine

The re-emergence of Southern Rock finds Indianapolis based outfit Outlaws & Moonshine throwing their hat in the ring to unveil their first full album, Devil in the Moonshine. Following their independently released debut EP, 1919 in 2015, Beau Van (lead vocals, guitars), Mike Back (guitars, vocals), Travis (slide guitar), Chris Van (bass, vocals) and Eric Piper (drums, percussion) toured across ...

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Bad Touch’s Stevie Westwood Spreads the Good Word…

Bad Touch won the Exposure Music Award back in 2012 and the Marshall Ultimate Band Contest the following year, and if you’ve caught the band live you know that’s where they shine, in their natural element. Not they’ve shied away from the recording studio, with two albums under their belt and singles ‘99%’ and ‘Baby Get It On’ radio play-listed ...

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Doomsday Outlaw – All That I Have Single & Video

The UK band Doomsday Outlaw has a new single ‘All That I Have‘ out taken from their album Suffer More. Described as a “swaggering, searing blues riddled rocker, showcasing the band’s trademark Southern rock alongside their dirty heavy blues influence,” that’s not far from the mark as you can see for yourself by catching the accompanying video here: Those suitably impressed ...

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Review: Rex Brown – Smoke On This…

Rex Brown, a name of royalty in the metal World with the huge rise in the 90’s of legendary band, Pantera. Joining a collective of impressive musicians in other projects such as Down and Kill Devil Hill, the later of which being the closest of the three mentioned with what to expect from this solo effort. Smoke on This… takes ...

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Kentucky Headhunters

Kentucky Headhunters & Bad Touch announce UK tour

Grammy award-winners, The Kentucky Headhunters, will be touring the UK this October in support of their latest album On Safari with Bad Touch riding shotgun as support. According to the RIAA, The Kentucky Headhunters have sold over 11 million albums of their particular brand of southern rock worldwide but did not tour the UK until July 2016. Support on that tour were Bad Touch, and ...

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