Monday, February 18, 2008

.357 String Band

Their website says their music is "Amphetimene fueled streetgrass," and by the looks of them that couldn't be far off. The .357 String Band come from the home of The Fonz, Laverne and Shirley, the Brewers and Milwaukee's Best. Believe me, I'm not trying to make light of the band, they are the genuine article when it comes to a string band. The press says Old Crow Medicine Show has "punk attitude." But, .357 tears that down and builds it back up only with more attitude.

The .357 String Band consists of Joe Huber on banjo/vocals, Derek Dunn on Guitar/vocals, Jayke Orvis on Mandolin/vocals and Rick Ness on the Upright Bass/vocals. Their sound has more in common with Hank 3 and Outlaw Country than they do with Old Crow. They don't have a label as of yet, but, they do have a CD you can buy here.

.357 String Band - Stillest Hour (mp3)

.357 String Band - Up Jump The Devil (mp3)

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