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Good Ol’ Boys Arne Benoni & Ottar “Big Hand” Johansen

Good Ol’ Boys Arne Benoni & Ottar “Big Hand” Johansen Teaming up for a new single are Norwegian country legends Arne Benoni and Ottar “Big Hand” Johansen. With the country music duo choosing to cover Waylon Jennings’ ‘Good Ol’ Boys’ continue →

Scout Killers Announce Tour Dates

Scout Killers Announce Tour Dates Indie-rock band Scout Killers will be heading out on tour next month. The new live dates will begin November 2nd and will include special guests Blitzkrieg City and Daily Thompson. Details for all live dates continue →

Riding The Mississippi Queen

Riding The Mississippi Queen There’s a new interview hot off the press at Famous Last Words (FLW) today! Croatian rockabilly band Mississippi Queen is the latest band to feature in these very pages. Lead singer and guitarist, as well as continue →

New Album For Rock ‘n’ Roll Legend Chuck Berry

New Album For Rock ‘n’ Roll Legend Chuck Berry After reaching the grand age of 90 yesterday, Chuck Berry celebrated his birthday with the announcement of a new album. With the legend of rock ‘n’ roll commenting, “I’m growing old! continue →

FLW Receives TOP 15 Recognition

FLW Receives TOP 15 Recognition Famous Last Words (FLW) received a TOP 15 award for its independent music coverage from fellow music blog Musique Oblique. Message of this award came from afar that this very music paper was awarded a continue →

Love’s Lonely Rover

Love’s Lonely Rover Taken from their current album ‘White Desert Blues’, The Northern Lies issue new music video to accompany the track, ‘Love’s Lonely Rover’. The music video sees actor Julia Bache-Wiig represent the central character, with her work being continue →

Debut EP From Tiergarten

Debut EP From Tiergarten Brooklyn trio Tiergarten announce details of their first ever EP ‘Magnificent Desolation’ on 17th June  2016. With a sound that has been described as “space rock” and post-hardcore with the latter possessing a somewhat glossy edge, continue →

Hot Off The Press It’s Giant Giant!

New Interview With Grunge Merchants Giant Giant Latest interview to grace the pages of Famous Last Words (FLW) is with indie trio Giant Giant. Boasting a strong grunge influence, Giant Giant come from Helsinki in Finland and have recently seen continue →

New Interview With Dan Lipton At FLW

Breathing In Realised Singer-songwriter Dan Lipton is the latest artist to feature at Famous Last Words (FLW). With his new album ‘Breathing In’ released this year, Dan Lipton finally got to see all his hard work and efforts payoff with continue →

New Album For Civilian

New Album For Civilian A new album for indie-rock band CIVILIAN that sees songwriter Ryan Alexander examining the possible links of love and politics and science and hope. The album is titled ‘Should This Noose Unloosen’ and it is one continue →

A Reunion For The Anniversary

A Reunion For The Anniversary After initially announcing the news that indie-emo band The Anniversary has decided to reunite for a place on the Taste of Chaos Festival this summer in San Bernardino, CA on 16th July, there will be continue →

Terrible Love Release Change Nothing EP

Terrible Love Release Change Nothing EP Official vinyl release of first EP for Terrible Love With the demise of previous bands Goodtime Boys, Bastions and Grappler, a new line-up emerged by the name of Terrible Love. The results of this continue →

FLW Playlist

 

Neànder

Neànder (Through Love Records)

Bleak sonic soundscapes that also shine with waves of melodic passages making this a compelling debut album for German band Neànder.

 

No Cactus

Jackdaw (Cutthroat)

A superb collection of alternative country that sees it’s main players more than happy to sit in the shadows and let the songs do the talking.

 

Introducing…Danny “O” & The Astrotones

Danny "O" & The Astrotones (Witchcraft)

More than rockabilly, in fact, quite a bit more as this is rock ‘n’ roll with blues, garage and punk thrown in as well and ending up with an assured debut album.

 

One In A Million

Twisted Rod (Rhythm Bomb)

Twisted Rod has certainly done it again and produced a whirlwind of rockin’ rockabilly and rock ‘n’ roll with current album ‘One In A Million’.

 

Southern Bred: Mississippi R&B Rockers Vol.4

Various Artists (Koko Mojo)

There’s not a dud track to be had here as the various artists selected for ‘Southern Bred: Mississippi R&B Rockers Vol.4’ maintain a high level of quality via a mixture of blues and rhythm and blues.

 

In Constellation

West My Friend (Grammar Fight Records)

There’s much to take in during West My Friend’s new long player and it’s all good!

 

Southern Bred: Mississippi R&B Rockers Vol.5

Various Artists (Koko Mojo)

Another volume and another successful formula of blues and rhythm and blues as far as ‘Southern Bred: Mississippi R&B Rockers Vol.5’ goes.

 

Flux

Rachael Dadd (Memphis Industries)

Societal and environmental issues feature during Rachael Dadd’s latest album that is also rich in musical experimentation.

 

Sweet Thing

Bonita & The Blues Shacks (Rhythm Bomb)

It’s certainly a mixed bag of styles that flows throughout the album ‘Sweet Thing ‘and therefore offering something for all blues and rhythm and blues supporters, but when the traditional route is given some airtime, then it’s where Bonita & The Blues Shacks truly shine.

 

The Ragtime Wranglers – ‘New Spark Boogie / Free Ballin‘

The Ragtime Wranglers (Homebrew Records)

The Ragtime Wranglers and this double-sided single, they wake up the neighbourhood with good reason because this is rock ‘n’ roll worth getting excited about.

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