We hope you're ALL havin' a wreckin' good time!
First of all sorry for being idle with this space for some time. We're optimistic for more frequent updates the following weeks. Be patient and stay tuned. THANKS!
A big cheers to Steve and Alex for their contributions and support to keep these pages alive. THNX.
THE KLUB FOOT KICKS BACK
We added a special feature contributed by Kev Saunders, former guitar player with Frenzy that focuses on the Bristol scene and his own musical involvements prior to his days with Frenzy, covering the years 1977-1983:
TOUR DATES, GIGS, FESTIVALS
We are still sad and sorry about the loss of Carlos Gomez, lead-singer and guitarist with The Hi-Strung Ramblers. He passed away after a traffic accident that happened on the 25th of September 2015, thirty-three years old of age. Our thoughts are with his family and close friends... REST IN PEACE
The rumour's out that one of the biggest Psychobilly festivals the Satanic Stomp in Speyer won't be back for next year. Our source also thinks that there are plans by Mental Hell to establish another instalment of the event someplace else in way smaller way with arguably 4 or 5 bands onstage. We'll keep you posted.
We don't know about another German Psychobilly festival is about to shut its doors, but we do know that Tom Kleriker and his crew lost lotsa money with the 6th edition of the Psychobilly Earthquake due to a lack of people showing up at the weekender. If you feel like supporting the event with buying a shirt or simply donating money check out the Facebook page of the ...... EARTHQUAKE
We were informed that The Sharks have stopped gigging. We say thanks for some great memories and we wish them well and good luck with all their other involvements. The band's Facebook page is still worth a look now and then we think..... THE SHARKS ON FACEBOOK
The latest interviews here on these pages include band members of Dark Circus and The Phantom Cowboys that were sent in by John McVicker. More interviews are in the pipe, also feel free to check out the complete listing of interviews done over the years..... HERE
We are sorry to let you know that The Epileptic Hillbilly's split up. We hope all's well on their side of the planet and wish them the best to come. Their latest CD is also still available at Western Star Records..... TAKE TWO
The Delta Bombers have undergone a line-up change. Kirk Highberger has replaced Jesse Alonzo on drums. They are working on a big Euro tour for spring 2016, that also will feature Slim Cervantes of The Desperados and new recordings are rumoured to be in the pipeline to be as well. The Bombers are also one of a few outfits that still offers an official and great looking webspace besides their Facebook page.... JUST SAYIN'
California-based cult label Wild Records is currently working hard to make things more easy for their European following. Besides a Facebook page an official website is up and running, that offers details on bands, the label itself, record releases and merch to get...... WILD GOES EUROPE
The Griswalds were touring the Continent at the moment to support their latest release, a10''vinyl-only. John McVicker had a chat with lead singer Gary about this and more..... INTERVIEW.
Gary Day, bass player with the Nitros and best known for his stints with Morrissey and the Frantic Flintstones has joined UK Rockabilly cult band Carlos & The Bandidos.
There's a wonderful blog featuring 'Stories of Life on the road with King Kurt' to be found on a site that is entitled The Skankworks. If you're interested in the early days of Psychobilly and/or the band itself, feel free to take a look.... BACK ON THE DOLE.
We would like to recommend you a good lookin', Brazil-based
Rockabilly, Psychobilly blog that holds some tour dates, lyrics, band info
and more. Though most of the articles are in Portuguese language it includes
an interesting interview with Thomas Mejer of
Godless Wicked Creeps fame that is also
available in English ......
There's a brand new web space that lists about 2,000 Psychobilly bands and
offers links to YouTube, MySpace and Facebook pages alongside some little
info about the genre and essential releases....
PSYCHOBILLY's ALL AROUND.