Tag Archives: rockabilly

THE ROCKATS – Start Over Again

November 19, 2022

Cleopatra 2022 Back in action, half-forgotten combo find precious rock to swing around the clock. For all its seeming simplicity, playing rockabilly requires serious guts – and guys who know how to have serious fun, too – as what’s done … Continue reading

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LINDA GAIL LEWIS – Early Sides 1963-1973

August 4, 2022

Goldenlane 2022 The Killer’s little sister picks up the pieces of her patinated past to let them shine anew and properly establish her on musician’s musicians’ pedestal. Those who happened to have watched Jerry Lee Lewis’ birthday bash, celebrating his … Continue reading

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DALE WATSON – Jukebox Fury

April 12, 2022

Cleopatra 2022 With Ameripolitan agenda set aside, alt-country fugitive runs for cover of familiar fare. Fiercely independent in his decades-long search for authenticity, this outlaw-scene veteran has eventually succumbed to the greatest temptation of all: an all-out album of outsider … Continue reading

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THE METEORS – Skull N Bones & The Curse Of Blood N Bones

June 12, 2021

Cleopatra 2021 Shivering their timbers, veterans of psychobilly battles embark on a bountiful caper. Credited with the creation of – well, at least, defining – a whole genre, this ensemble have rarely been given their due for the forming a … Continue reading

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THE 69 CATS – Seven Year Itch

April 15, 2021

Cleopatra 2021 Flaunting black felinity, psychobilly mavens scratch graves of fallen heroes and welcome a certain Rat in their meowing midst. “We are the victims of the techno age”: complaints rarely sound so defiantly as this captivating acknowledgment on “(Let’s … Continue reading

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