DollyRockers / Bio

Dollyrockers was started in the winter of 2006 by long time friends and musical collaborators Mike Porterfield (Guitar/ Vocals) and Steve Scholtes (Bass) from the seminal Houston punk band Poor Dumb Bastards. The line up was rounded out with the addition of ex" Lima Sugar" guitarist Dave De Vegas , ex" Manhole" and" Come On Come On" Vocalist Alicesin Gibson and ex "Toho Ehio" "I End Result" drummer extraordinaire Seal Feeley. The sound and songs of the band are rooted in a mix of Hard rock, Rockabilly, Punk, Outlaw country and Southern Blues. These varied influences all come together to add color and a unique Texas twist to the songs of this veteran Houston band and reflect their past as well as present musical accomplishments and regional heritage............................. HOUSTON PRESS CD REVIEW Dollyrockers, Hellbound Hoedown www. myspace. com/dollyrockershouston By Chris Gray Published on January 20, 2009 at 3:09pm * Subject(s): Dollyrockers, Hellbound Hoedown Funny. The last thing I wrote before this review was something about how little I cared about American Idol starting up again. Albums like this are precisely why. A confluence of '60s Link Wray biker rumble, '70s Deep Purple stoner sneer and '80s Cramps jungle boogie, Hellbound Hoedown is — as Bill Murray may have said once or twice — lean, mean and not too far in between. Try the red-light-­district rumba of "Moon and Stars" and see if you're not seduced. Singer AliceSin Gibson more than makes up in brassy, listen-up-boys charisma whatever she may lack in range — which is not to say she can't hold a tune; imagine Concrete Blonde's Johnette Napolitano the morning after an especially wicked bender — while the four dudes behind her put every Stooges, Social D and AC/DC lesson they ever learned to excellent use. Hellbound Hoedown ain't trying to reinvent the wheel, but if you're in the mood for "Shotgun Shells and Wedding Bells," it'll get you there in a hurry — even if it has to quote The Andy Griffith Show theme song during a guitar solo to do it. Most definitely bad music for bad people, and a helluva 31-minute good time. Suck on that, Simon. — Chris Gray .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..

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Rock / more rock / honky tonk

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Houston, TX