In 2004, a legendary underground punk band called The Murder Junkies made a whistle stop in Austin, TX at a venue called Emo’s. The Murder Junkies became the backing band for the most infamous man in rock n roll ever, Mr. GG Allin. GG died shortly after, and at the time of the Murder Junkies 2004 stop in Austin, filling in as frontman for GG was a man named JB Beverley. It was the first time The Murder Junkies had played Austin in 12 years.
When maestro mandolin player and songwriter Jayke Orvis left the .357 String Band, some heavy metal transplants were screeching that he took all of their grittiness, guts, and anger with him. Taking that theory to its natural conclusion, I guess a few were expecting his solo project to be some sort of bloodletting ritual that […]
Jayke “Goddamn” Orivs, (a name I coined, thank you very much) formerly of the .357 String Band and now of The Goddamn Gallows, has finally set a hard and fast release date of June 29th for his solo project called It’s All Been Said. Originally there had been some chatter about it being released in […]
On this weeks edition of Outlaw Radio the guest is going to be Jayke Orvis, former member of the .357 String Band and current member of the Goddamn Gallows. The timing is fortuitous, because it has just been announced that Jayke is in the middle of recording a solo album, and the list of pickers […]
Those of you who know me know that I have an affinity for the superpicker sidemen that make good country music great. One of these is Banjer Dan Mazer, who plays with JB Beverly & The Wayward Drifters primarily. Well Banjer Dan needs our help. It all started on Halloween. Apparently Banjer lost sight of […]
A few days ago I was thinking, what is country music when you strip it all down? When you remove the business, the show? For example, maybe when you stripped down Rock n’ Roll it would be a group of guys in a basement or a garage jamming out, or a juke box blaring in […]