Garden & Gun Magazine invited Banditos over to their cozy SXSW house for an acoustic session, and Banditos said "can do!" And they sound damn good even without the cranked up distortion and stacks.
Sadly, there are no Bloodshot releases for Record Store Day this year, but alas! Lydia Loveless sings on this 12" single with Neko Case, Aimee Mann, Norah Jones, and Queen's Brian May! That's a seriously stacked supergroup. The release will be in U.S. record shops this Saturday. The song is for the documentary A Dog Named Gucci, which is directed by...Read more
Legendary punk bassist and musical brainiac Mike Watt talked the nitty gritty with Banditos guitarists Corey and Jeff on the Watt From Pedro Show podcast. They cover everything from busking in Birmingham to their early thrash metal bands to how well the motorcycle gangs have taken to Banditos' music (the name is purely coincidental). Plus Watt tells Watt stories....Read more
Bloodshot bluegrass rabble-rousers The Meat Purveyors are included on Rough Trade Records' 40th anniversary album 40 Years, 40 Covers, out now! TMP's classically out-of-nowhere cover of "Like a Virgin" fits right in between Bauhaus covering Brian Eno and The White Strips playing Dolly Parton.
The Waco Brothers came crashing into Audiotree studios in Chicago and put on a show for the books!
THIS is how the Wacos should be experienced (you know, if you can't see 'em in a dive bar).
On tap, unfiltered, and strong.
Here's the whole session (complete with hilarious Wacos banter) featuring songs from their new album ...Read more