As the lead guitarist/vocalist in revered Southern folk-blues rockers North Mississippi All-Stars, it might comes as a surprise to learn that Luther Dickinson's favorite group growing up was seminal LA hardcore punk band Black Flag. Premiering exclusively on PureVolume today is track from Dickinson's third solo album (Rock 'N Roll Blues) that perfectly encapsulates his youth listening to punk rock coupled with his deep connection to the blues and roots rock — stream "Vandalize" above.
If chemistry - the harmonious interaction, not the science - came with a soundtrack, it would be supplied by Wild Moccasins.
Robert Ellis cut his hair.
The songwriter’s physical changes stands out inside the dimly lit East Nashville studio The Casino. A cleaner, parted cut replaces his long, flowing locks. His unkempt beard has morphed into a distinguished mustache.