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Sounds Like: The Cult, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Danzig, the doors, Black Sabbath
Label: Small Stone Records
Bio: Gideon Smith is a North Carolina based musician who began singing in rock bands in 1989. In 1996, he formed Gideon Smith & The Dixie Damned and recorded a self-titled ep that was later distributed by doom metal label, Game Two Records. Smith signed to ‘70’s rock kings, Small Stone Records in 1999...See Full Bio
“Coming from a different side of the riff-mad world of stoner rock, Gideon Smith takes charge of a disc like none other. Brandishing a gothic/rockabilly vocal attack not heard since the Cramps, and fusing that wild vibe to balls out stoner wail, Gideon knows how to make an impression. Not so much straight stoner rock but some wildly bizarre hybrid that I hereby dub, "massively blues-inflected, biker stoner-billy." We'll call it stonerbilly for short. Imagine if you will, a full-out head on collision between a gang of Harley bikers and a fleet of monster trucks on Halloween at midnight smack dab in the middle of a Mississippi bayou. What crawls out of the mud is Gideon Smith in all his flaming glory...(read more on website)"”