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Linkin Park Remembered

Linkin Park Remembered A brief note on the band Linkin Park after the tragic news regarding the death of the band’s frontman Chester Bennington. When the nu metal wave arrived from US shores, Linkin Park found themselves included in this continue →

New Interview With Matt Lande

New Interview With Matt Lande Singer-songwriter Matt Lande spoke openly with Famous Last Words (FLW) about his forthcoming album release and his solo career in general. The Portland-based songwriter has been working extremely hard putting the final parts of his continue →

Ubiquity Sign With Third-I-Rex Records

Ubiquity Sign With Third-I-Rex Records Italian heavyweights Ubiquity has signed a deal with Third-I-Rex that will see their new album released by the record label this October. With the band hailing from Cagliari and comprising of members Davide (vocals), Leonardo (guitar), continue →

Scout Killers & The Deception Tour

Scout Killers & The Deception Tour Featured earlier at Famous Last Words (FLW), alternative rock band Scout Killers has announced a few live dates in support of their latest EP ‘Deception’. The new EP is available now via the band’s continue →

Live Dates With Kaki King

Live Dates With Kaki King Guitar maestro Kaki King is heading out on the road for a number of live dates during the following months. The live dates will see her performing solo shows in addition to ‘An evening with…’ continue →

Monolord Announce News Of New Album

Monolord Announce News Of New Album After forming in 2013 and then proceeding to release the double album ‘Empress Rising’ in 2014, and later followed by sophomore album ‘Vænir’ (2015) and the EP ‘Lord of Suffering/Die In The Haze’ (2016), continue →

Miss Mary Ann & The Ragtime Wranglers Support Brian Setzer

Miss Mary Ann & The Ragtime Wranglers Support Brian Setzer Having announced a tour of Europe and the UK, rockabilly legend Brian Setzer has invited Miss Mary Ann & the Ragtime Wranglers as the support act for the current live continue →

Us And Us Only Release New Album

Us And Us Only Release New Album Having formed as a trio in Baltimore back in 2009 with nearly a handful of self-released EPs to their name, and where sounds varied between acoustic arrangements and distorted ideas of indie rock with continue →

Row Of Ashes And Debut Album

Row Of Ashes And Debut Album A fresh act by the name of Row Of Ashes has put pen to paper and signed with Third I Rex and The Braves Records. With the band’s debut album ‘Let The Long Night Fade’ to continue →

Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot To Play Oslo

Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot To Play Oslo Rockabilly legend BRIAN SETZER will be heading to Oslo, Norway, as part of his Rockabilly Riot Tour 2017. The forthcoming gig in Norway will be held 19th July at Rokefeller in Oslo as detailed via his official website (https://briansetzer.com/news/) With this continue →

Ásgeir To Record Straight To Vinyl @ 6PM Tonight!

Ásgeir To Record Straight To Vinyl @ 6PM Tonight! It’s all happening this evening, and for the next 24 hours for Icelandic artist Ásgeir. At 6pm this evening, Ásgeir will be situated in his Reykjavik studio and ready to perform song requests continue →

Return For The Waterboys

Return For The Waterboys It’s been a longtime since Famous Last Words (FLW) has heard from The Waterboys but all that’s about to change as the band announce details of a new album and tour dates in Norway. The forthcoming album from continue →

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Grady Martin Diesel Smoke, Dangerous Curves and Hot Guitar

Various Artists (Atomicat)

A gifted musician and one of the places where it all started for rock ‘n’ roll music, Grady Martin is given full respect via ‘Diesel Smoke, Dangerous Curves and Hot Guitar’.

 

Hillbilly Deluxe

Various Artists (Atomicat)

…quite frankly there is only one place to rest this evening and soak up traditional country music, and that is at the ‘Hillbilly Deluxe’.

 

Billy Strange: Climb Aboard The Hell Train

Various Artists (Atomicat)

…a detailed and wonderfully engaging collection of songs that touches upon the gifted talents of Billy Strange as guitarist, singer and composer…

 

Falsehoods (EP)

Terrible Love (Bandcamp)

Terrible Love fire enough flares during ‘Falsehoods’ signalling for life to be given to this EP, which is warranted considering the quality on display…

 

Hillbilly And Rustic Rockabilly Bop Volume 4

Various Artists (Atomicat)

All in all, the fourth album in the ‘Hillbilly And Rustic Rockabilly Bop’ series lives up to its predecessors in terms of quality, intrigue, and thrills when it comes to the music…

 

Still On The Run

The Hoodoo Tones (Rhythm Bomb)

The Hoodoo Tones embark on a third trip packed with twelve new songs. The latest long player sees the band ‘Still On The Run’ and blending traditional rockabilly with the modern trimmings found on the rockin’ scene.

 

Strangers/Lovers: Side A

DAGNY (Little Daggers Records)

Still hanging on to the first slice of a two-part album set, DAGNY’s ‘Strangers/Lovers: Side A’ is a masterclass in pop music.

 

Boss Black Rockers: Cool It Vol.8

Various Artists (Koko Mojo)

As series go, ‘Boss Black Rockers’ is up there with the best of them when it comes to compiling rockin’ track lists.

 

There’s Gonna Be A Ball – Rock ‘N’ Roll Español

Various Artists (Atomicat)

…this box set of Chicano rock provides a different angle on the ubiquitous rock ‘n’ roll compilation from an overlooked corner of its market…

 

Southern Bred: Texas R&B Rockers Vol.10

Various Artists (Koko Mojo)

‘Southern Bred: Texas R&B Rockers Vol.10’ is a record that stands out on its own merits yet is part of a series of albums equally on par with the quality offered here.

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