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06-27-2007, 03:29 PM
This is an Australian band. Someone on another forum turned me on to these guys. They've been around a while but I never saw them until they posted this video of Spiderbait's remake of "Black Betty".
Here is some more info:
The album I like best so far is "Tonight Alright" which has the "Black Betty" song on it and another one I like called "Fu&*en Awesome".
Anyway, check them out. Good stuff!
06-28-2007, 09:59 AM
Oh yeah, just found out that they did a remake of "Ghostriders In The Sky" for the film "Ghost Rider". It's the movie's theme song or something.
From the Wikipedia entry:
"The band recorded a cover of "Ghost Riders in the Sky" as the main theme for the movie "Ghost Rider", starring Nicolas Cage. A small part of this is played during the movie, and it is played in its entirety as the first song when the movie credits roll."
zombie boy 2000
06-28-2007, 10:14 AM
My friend's band (The Tallest) has covered that song for years. It's rowdy and I love it.
Wish I could get sound at work... but I'll check 'em out when I get home.
06-28-2007, 10:40 AM
I think you'll like them. They have a definite punk influence but sound like a mix of punk and southern rock with a dash of speed metal at times. If you want a good mix of their work, get the Greatest Hits album. The album I mention in the original post is, IMO, their best one.
zombie boy 2000
06-28-2007, 10:59 AM
Sounds right up my alley... maybe I'll pick up both. Thanks again for recommendation. Great album cover art, to boot.
edit: From Austrailia, eh? Then my best friend who happens to be from Sydney has probably already heard of them. I think I'll shoot him a line right now.
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