Dead Confederate – Wrecking Ball

Wrecking Ball is good, old-fashioned rock music. Dead Confed being from the state of Georgia (in America, as opposed to the former Soviet republic), the traditionally exaggerated rawk twang doesn’t come across at all exaggerated. The pleasure that comes from listening to opener ‘Heavy Petting’ or single ‘The Rat’ (the latter complete with super-pronounced ‘bang-bueeerrrnng’)Continue reading “Dead Confederate – Wrecking Ball”

Clutch – Strange Cousins From the West

Weathermaker (2009) Clutch, those grizzled Maryland rock veterans, have been kicking out various forms of jam since the early 90s. Their sound has taken in post-hardcore, aggro-stoner and retro boogie rock. Which makes us wonder: which Clutch will turn up this time? It’s pretty impossible to dislike Clutch, unless you dislike rock itself. Firm cultContinue reading “Clutch – Strange Cousins From the West”