Sounds Like: Koffin Kats, Henchmen, The Rocketz, The Turbo A.C.'s
Manager: The Steevo
Bio: Brutally Frank was formed in a dirty basement with a borrowed drum set and a gallon of wine in March 2002. We play rock and roll. If you dig us tell a friend, if you don't...fuck off.
“Whatever else you can say about this blog, you can say that we pay attention to you, our loyal readers. Again, I solicited your recommendations for ‘Billy Monday, and again. you came through. Last week when I solicited your recommendations Strangefellas (@strangefellas) suggested Brutally Frank from Joplin, Missouri. And a good recommendation it was. I guess since I leave this open to all ‘billy styles, I should say that the best way to describe this band is punkabilly. This band plays its songs at a feverish pitch. Frankly, if I were going to guess where this band is from, I would have guessed Boston. It has that same loud and fast sound and the gritty vocals are reminiscent of both Al Barr of Dropkick Murphys and Dickie Barrett of Mighty Mighty Bosstones. The ‘billy aspect of this band comes from the upright bass. I’ll tell you one thing. It must be amazing to see this guy play live because he absolutely beats the stuffing out of that bass. If you want a good example, listen”