December 31st, 2009 by Rami

Thanks to all of you who came out December 19th to Chicago's Double Door to benefit the "Get Well" funds for the Scotland Yard Gospel Choir and Lawrence Peters. Thanks to you all we raised over $4000 for them AND gathered a couple bins worth of canned good for Catholic Charities.

Hope you enjoyed yourselves. We're looking forward to new music...Read more

Bloodshot Anniversary/Holiday Show Announced!

November 3rd, 2009 by Rami

That's Right! More anniversary tomfoolery, but this time for a good cause!

December 19th at the Double Door in Chicago we're throwing another affordable bash and 100% of the door goes to the recovery funds of Scotland Yard Gospel Choir** and Lawrence Peters*

Playing will be The Detroit Cobras, Dex Romweber Duo, The Blacks and the Lawrence Peters Outfit.

There will...Read more

Bloodshot Digest: 7-14-09

July 14th, 2009 by Rami

Bloodshot Digest: The "Moving Pictures" Edition

  • Bobby Bare Jr and some friends (namely, Bobby Senior, Jon Langford, Sally Timms and Will Oldham) celebrated one of Chicago's sons, Shel Silverstein. The celebration, aptly called A SHEL-ebration, had the motley crew of musicians showcasing Shel's songs (few people know Shel was the songwriter of "A Boy Named Sue") in Millennium Park. Earlier in
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Bloodshot Digest 7-3-09

July 2nd, 2009 by Rami

The "Happy Birthday America" edition, wherein we celebrate the brash de-shackling from our colonial overlords by sitting by the kiddie pool, one hand in the beer cooler, the other holding a lit match to a fuse to blow shit up. Independence Day, indeed.

  • Read Bloodshot Rob rant about the term "alt-country" in the Pittsburgh Tribune as they hype the
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Bloodshot Digest 5-8-09

May 8th, 2009 by Rami

Snippets of interesting Bloodshottiness for your weekend perusal:

Happy Mother's Day! Mom is likely SICK AND TIRED of flowers, chocolates and dinners at Outback Steakhouse. Get her a Bloodshotglass or a Detroit Cobras album instead. Trust us, you'll become her favorite after that.

Dex Romweber Duo on TV

February 10th, 2009 by Rami

The Dex Romweber Duo appeared on the NBC affiliate show My NC Today.

Check them out here as they play 3 songs from their new album, talk about Lux Interior of the Cramps and it sounds great.Read more

Neko duets with Dex Romweber

October 17th, 2008 by Rami

Neko recorded a duet "Still Around" with Dex Romweber for his new album The Ruins of Berlin to be released February, 10th 2009. She is a huge fan. Other guest stars include Cat Power, Exene Cervenka (X, Knitters) and Rick Miller (Southern Culture on the Skids)...Read more

Dex rubs shoulders with some IMPORTANT Hollywood Stars in his Acting Debut.

October 15th, 2008 by Rami

Dex's first acting role is in the upcoming film Lake City, to be released on November 21st in NY, 28th in LA and nationwide later. It stars Sissy Spacek, Rebecca Romjin, Drea de Matteo and Keith Carridine.

Dex plays Frank, the guitarist in Keith Carradine's band, and he is joined in that combo by Dave Matthews. In the film, Rebecca Romijn...Read more

Jack White namechecks Dex bigtime in new Documentary

October 2nd, 2008 by Rami

A documentary called It Might Get Loud premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in September. It chronicles the artistic process and influences of guitar superstars Jimmy Page, The Edge and Jack White, and includes White's citing of Dex as a "huge influence", and includes live and recorded tracks from his earlier band, Flat Duo Jets.Read more

Exene Sings On New Dex Romweber Album

September 4th, 2008 by Rami

Exene recorded a duet with Dex Romweber for the upcoming album The Ruins of Berlin by the Dex Romweber Duo. The album also features duets with Cat Power, Neko Case and some guitar work by Rick Miller of Southern Culture on the Skids. The album is scheduled for a February 10th, 2009 release....Read more

Dex Romweber Signing Ceremony Goes Off Without Incident

August 27th, 2008 by Rami

Bags of money, instruments of bondage, and an enormous cigar all played roles in Bloodshot Records' signing of American Music luminary Dexter Romweber. Just hours after setting the stage on fire at Chicago's Red Line Tap this July 16, the Dexter Romweber camp, consisting of the legendary frontman's sister and band-mate, Sara Romweber, and the pair's childhood friend and manager...Read more

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