Saturday 30 December 2017

The Stinky Rodders - Raw & Wild 2017

Recently I caught wind of the Hungarian band The Stinky Rodders and with a name like that you gotta check them out. While color me impressed, these cats brew up some catchy "garage rockabilly" that will light a fire under a dead man's ass.Their 2016 ep " From The Garage" is a stout mix of equal parts  wild rockabilly and garage.The follow up is even better  and it's their debut album; "Raw & Wild.This puppy punches the clock with 12 kick ass tracks that are less on the rockabilly and more garage, that at times  mashes up into punkabilly. It also times in at around 30 minutes, so you know these cats get right to the point. We get  songs about bad gals, drinking and getting it on. It's also fast, furious, dirty and a whole whack of fun.Highlights include: "Route 69", "Bad Girl", "Midnight Boogie" and "Dead Body's Movin' "

   With "Raw &Wild", The Stinky Rodders have dropped a rocket sled of fun and you'll be hitting the repeat button.You may want to keep an eye on these guys. Highly recommended!!

Thursday 28 December 2017

Shakin Katz Radio Playlist Wednesday December 27, 2017 , Chrw 94.9fm

Shakin Katz Radio Playlist
Wednesday December 27, 2017
Chrw 94.9fm

Shakin Katz Theme … The Vanishers

1.Blow Up … The Knocked Out Rhythms … The Wolfer 
2. Bring Me The Heat … The Uproars … S/T 
3. Jimmy’s Got A Hot Rod … The B-Shakers … Let’s Go Boogie      request 
4. Night Of The Living Surf … The 427’s … Mavericks
5. Come On … The Bombs … Time Can Do So Much 
6. Rocket Baby … Rocket J … Rocket Baby        request 
7. Hangin' Tree … The Ramblin' Ambassadors … Avanti       request 
8. Rebel Without A Tattoo … The Hard Rollin' Daddies … Just What You Need request
9. Alive … The Nevrotix … Single 
10. Seti Se Seti … PSI … Tik Tak 
11. With Vengeance … The Devil's Sons … Godless Creatures    request 
12. King’s Ransom … Matchless … Pills & Blades 
13. Born To Rock … Built For Speed … Born To Rock ep 
14. Gut’s n Glory … The Numbskulls … Back Fea The Deid 
15. Haunted … The Trillionairs … Single 
16. Flash Freezing The Sun … Arno De Cea & The Clockwork Wizards … Flash Freezing The Sun 
17. Ma Baby Est Folle … Billy Brillantine …  (from Upcoming LP) 
18. Hundred Dollar Bill … The Lincolns … Hundred Dollar Bill 
19. Pacific Chaos … The Aquamaniacs … S/T 
20. Waiting For the Summer … Be Bop Creek … Plan B 
21. My Girl (Her Name is Wendy) … Lew Phillips … Single
22. Bop To The Boogie .... The Royal Flush .... Single 
23. Mama’s Little Baby … The Wheelgrinders … Torque-Flite Baby 
24. King Of Rock n Roll … Donna Dunne … King Of Rock n Roll
25. Countdown To A Breakdown … Long Tall Texans … Headless    
26. Screw & Smash … Ten Bob Millionaires … We Regret to Inform You 
27. Devils Night Dance … Running From Daylight … Single 
28. Bastard … Las Avispas Locas … S/T 
29. He Does Right … Alice Jayne … Inside The Covers 
30. Hot Rod Hotel … The Pitmen … Back To Pit 
31. Church Key … The VonDrats … Great Lakes Surf Battle 
32. Follow The Cats … Nick's Airlines … Take Off 
33. Zen … Buzz Deluxe … Songs For The Hanged Man
34. Ain’t No Better Tomorrow… The Gangnails … Bullets In The Underground
35. The Witch … Hell Bats … Fast n Heavy
36. Abducted … The Hypnophonics … Last Band On Earth 
37. Place To Go… The Minestompers … S/T 
38. Crazy Bout You Baby … The Red Hot Trio … Passport To Hell
39. Devil On Your Back … The Neutronz … Motel Hell 
40. Charlie … The Sharks … Phantom Rockers
41. Time Machine … Frenzy … In The Blood
42. In the Mood … Matchbox … Riders In The Sky 
43. Moonshine Baby … Ramjet Ramblers … S/T 
48. Hightest Hell Raisin' … Punch Drunk Cabaret … Electrik Steam Show 

Sunday 24 December 2017

Merry Christmas and happy Holidays everyone 

Arno De Cea & The Clockwork Wizards – Flash Freezing the Sun 2017

     When it comes to smash mouth surf  few bands do it better than France's Arno De Cea & The Clockwork Wizards.These purveyors of "brutal surf " aren't afraid to push the boundaries and relish taking it into the red. As a result some have accused them as been a noise/metal infused band but don't let that deter you.These cats are totally refreshing and freakin' kool. Their first two albums,"Surfs Up" (2011) and "Bug Terminal" (2015) both deliver enough body blows to win the day. Now their back with "Flash Freezing the Sun",a sci-fi epic that delivers a knock out punch.This puppy explodes  with 13 tracks of dark and dangerous instrumental surf rock.For the most part this is fast and hard but there is a couple of  softer tracks that help to ease this frantic ride.There is even one track with vocals.Overall it's their best effort yet and that's saying something.Highlights include: "Volcano Juice","Fluide Glacial" ,"Flash Freezing the Sun", "Extropie Boogie" and" No Comply".

With " Flash Freezing the Sun" these cats put it all out there and have another winner on their hands. If you aren't familiar with Arno De Cea & The Clockwork Wizards , you should do yourself a favor and check them out. This could be the wake up call you have been waiting for.Highly recommended! 

Thursday 21 December 2017

Shakin Katz Radio Playlist- The Christmas Special On location at Blue Pepper Vintage Wednesday December 20, 2017

Shakin Katz Radio Playlist
The Christmas Special
On location at Blue Pepper Vintage
Wednesday December 20, 2017
Chrw 94.9fm

1.Shakin Katz Theme … The Vanishers …Single 
2. Zombie Christmas Party … The Nulydedz … Single  
3. Christmas On The Plastic … The Bad Detectives … Western Star Rockabilly Christmas Party 
4. Blue Christmas … The Frantic Flintstones … Rockin' Out & Not Christmas  request  
5. Santa On The Roof … Reverend Horton Heat … We Three Kings 
6. Santa Was A Rockin' On Christmas Day …. Donna Dunne … Single 
7. Santa Skipped My House…. Rio & The Rockabilly Revival … Single 
8. Run Rudolph Run … Chuck Berry … Crusin' Christmas 
9. Deck The Halls … The Falcons … Canadian Christmas
10. Christmas Christmas … Mojo Nixon … Single   request 
11. Renny The Radioactive Reindeer … The Nightmares … Wreckin Around the Christmas Tree 
12. Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer … Merry Widows … Psychobilly Christmas 
13. Jingle Bells … Hillbilly Casino … Hang Your Stockings and Say Your  Prayers
14. Crazy Ace Mas … The Crazy Aces … Seasonal Favorites Vol. 4 
15. I’m Getting Pissed For Christmas … Bamboula … Pyschobilly Christmas 
16. Rockabilly Santa … Shotgun … Rockabilly Brothers 
17. Winter Wonderland … The Kingmakers … The Kingmakers Christmas
18. Christmas Pretty Baby … The Rayford Bros … Single 
19. Joy To The World … The Altarbilles … Single     request 
20. Shot My Baby For Christmas … The Vaudeville … Psychobilly Christmas request 
21. Let It Snow … Los Straitjackets … Tis' The Season 
22. Don’t Make Me Kick Your Ass This Christmas … Mack Stevens and The Red Light Boys  … Hillbilly Proud
23. Stuffin' Her Stockin’ … Bloodshot Bill … Single 
24. Rock n Roll Santa … Little Joey Farr … Rockabilly Xmas 
25. Welcome Mr. Santa … Lady Luck Combo …. Single 
26. Frosty The Snowman … Man or Astro-Man? … Happy Birthday Baby Jesus
27. Rock & Roll Christmas … The Continentals … Merry Christmas Baby
28. Rudolph The Red Nose Reindeer … Urban Surf Kings … live video 
29. Merry Christmas Everyone …Shakin Stevens … Merry Christmas Everyone
30. Make It Snow Santa … The Bophounds … S/T
31. Feliz Navidad … Tarraco Surfers … Christmas Surf !
32. Twinkle Little Christmas … JD McPherson … Single 
33. Creepy Christmas Party … Los Pistolas … Western Star Rockabilly Christmas 
34. Gunslingin Santa … Knock Gallery West … Psychobilly Christmas 
35. Don’t Believe In Christmas … The Sonics …. Black Christmas 
36. Stomp That Xmas … Guitar Slingers … Single 
37. Rockabily Christmas … The Elvis Brothers. … Hi- Fi Christmas Party Vol.2
38. Shopping Mall Santa … Blue Moon Special … Dace Around The X-Mas Tree
39. A Christmas Twist … Si Cranstoun … Old School
40. Christmas At The End Of The Bar … The Vanishers … Single request 
41. Christmas Startrack … @The Skiffle Billy Cocktail … Single 
42. Egg Nog Twist … Thee Elfmen … Christmas With The Elfmen 
43. Santa Baby … Annie Marie Lewis …. A Rock n Roll Christmas In The USA
44. Sleigh Bell Rock … 3 Aces & A Joker … Rockabilly Xmas
45. Christmas Love ... Tom Greed &The Snow Flakes ... single
46. Six Bullets For Christmas ...Angry Johnny and The Killbillies ... Bang Bang Baby Bang Bang Merry Christmas
47. Who Likes Christmas Anyway ? ... Luis and The Wildfires ... single
 45. Merry Christmas … The Creepshow … single 

Sunday 17 December 2017

The Midniters - Terror Incognito 2017

Back in the late 80's The Midniters  achieved some success with 2 albums, "Easy Money" and "Walk The Line".When 1990 rolled around this hard driving neo rockabilly outfit  had packed it in.Then in 2112 they reformed for a one off gig  and despite a few setbacks still has the band  in action to this day and that's a good thing .They are now on the new label Planet X Records and have reissued "Easy Money".Better yet  they have just dropped the new , "Terror Incognito"  their third and best album.This puppy comes growling in and means business .We get 10 originals and 2 covers of  "hard rockabilly" colliding with psychobilly that has hard rock edges .It even has a little surf vibe at times, all which really ups the game here.Highlights include: "Got To Hurry", "Dead Man's Hand, "All Out Attack" and " Terror Incognito".
    There is a lot to like about " Terror Incognito " ,yes it's a comeback album but it is also pretty damn stout . The Midniters are hitting back hard and you just know they still have more gas in the tank.Highly Recommended !

Thursday 14 December 2017

Shakin Katz Radio Playlist: December 13 2017, CHRW 94.9 fm

0.  Shakin Katz Theme .... The Vanishers

1.The King Of Rock 'n' Roll ... Donna Dunne and The Mystery Men ... The King Of Rock 'n' Roll  EP
2. Rocket Baby ....  Rocket J ... Rocket Baby  EP 
3. The Flea .... The High Steppers .... S/T  EP      request
4. The Royal Guardsmen ... Snoopy's Christmas ...  Snoopy and His Friends
5.  Somewhere Bound ... Mental Shakedown .... Bop and Destroy
6. Little Red Head ... The Swingin' Blackjacks .... 4 Hit Tracks
7. Goonie Bird ... The Royal Crowns ...  32 Miles To Memphis       request
8. We Wish You A Surfy Christmas .... The Green Reflectors .... single
9 Dead Bodies Movin' ... The Stinky Rodders .... Raw and Wild  
10.  Thousand Deaths .... Deepsix ... Red     request 
11.Space Outlaw ... The Wreck .... Sailors Grave 
12. Stomp That X-Mas ... The Guitar Slingers ... single 
13 Mary Jane ... Running From Daylight ... single
  Big thanks to  Tarek from Running From Daylight for dropping in to talk about the new single 
14 Coffin For Two ....  Running From Daylight   S/T  EP
15.The Head and The Axe . .. Retarded Rats .... single
16. Achtung! Halt! Wolf ... The Deathcaps ... Achtung! Halt! Wolf    EP
17. Merry X-Mas Everyone ... Blood Sucking Zombies From Outer Space ... Bloody Unholy Christmas 
18. Part Time Loser ... Ten Bob Millionaires ... We Regret To Inform You 
19. Bear Boogie Pub ... The Alligators ... Rock' Bop' Jump
20. High Heeled Hot Rod ... The Millwinders ... Ladies and Gentlemen...
21. Chinese Takaway ... The Cavaleros ... Atomic
22. Death Of A Clown ... Howlin' Wilson and His Plastic Men .... Death Of A Clown  EP
23. Nervous Breakdown .... Pink Cadillac Scat Cats ... single
24. Forty Days ... Ronnie Hawkins ... The Roulette Years     request
25. Surfin' a Go Go ... Mark Malibu and The Wasagas ... Return Of The Wasagas 
26. The Christmas Twist ... Jack Rabbit Slim ... The Western Star Rockabilly Christmas Party
27. Tokyo Rose ... Whiskey Kill ... Pink Luggage    request 
28. Lot Lizard ... Steady Teddy and The K Train Babies ... S/T
29. Lonesome Rider ...  Eddie and The Backfires ... Dead Man Stare
30. Got To Hurry ... The Midniters ... Terror Incognito
31. Ten Heads Are Better Than One ... Thee Scarecrows AKA ... Ten Heads Are Better Than One  EP
32. Waikiki Fuzz ....  Desurfers ... single    request
33. Satellite Baby .... The Magnetix ... Rabbit The Robot Robot The Rocket
34. Frosty The Snowman ... Annie Marie Lewis ... A Rock n Roll Christmas 
35. Sweet Sweet Girl ... The Palomars ... Supper Riot Club
36. Watch Your Mouth ... The Hoodoo Tones ... Confessions Of A Loner
37. Freight Train ... The Terrorsaurs ... Swamp Beat 
38. Time To Bop ... The Royal Flush ... single
39. Necro Girlfriend ... The Galactic Polecats ... The Bad Are Better Off  request 
40. Santa Claus Is Back Town  ... The Creepshow ... single 
41. The Thing From Outer Space ... The Thing From Outer Space ... S/T

Sunday 10 December 2017

The Alligators - Rock, Bop, Jump! 2017

For years now,the Russian rockabilly scene  has been loaded with a whack of pretty good bands. Most of the bands get overlooked as it's hard to find out about them,especially over here in North America. One of those outfits, The Alligators has been making some big waves with their sweet and wild  "authentic rockabilly". They managed to catch the ear of Alan Wilson (Western Star Records)  and the result is their  stellar debut album," Rock, Bop, Jump!". This puppy confidently struts in with 16 tracks of kool rockabilly that will get you up and  moving.We get a good balance of originals and covers here that deliver more than a satisfying bang for your buck. For the most part this is all uptempo rockabilly and there isn't a weak track to be found.They also throw in a little hillbilly and some rock n roll flare into the mix .Highlights include: Goin' Strong", " All About You". ""Rock Bop Jump!","Sputnik" and "Bear Boogie Pub"
  Overall " Rock, Bop, Jump!"  is a top shelf effort  and a rockabilly album you should grab up From start to finish, this is a stout and enjoyable ride . Highly recommended !

Sunday 3 December 2017

The Wreck - Sailors Grave 2017

Just when you think it's safe to set sail,along comes The Wreck .A group of psycho pirates that aim to take over the seven seas .With a whack of mayhem and pedigree they fired off a very kool warning shot earlier this year with the"Nosferatu"single.Now there back with a barrage and looking to take no prisoners .The band's debut album "Sailors Grave" has just washed ashore and this puppy is a straight up winner.Clocking in with 12 rockin' tracks of old school psychobilly that will light a fire under your ass.This is fun and brisk  psychobilly that has a little twist of new wave. It's also a damn refreshing and powerful ride that will have you coming back for more.Highlights include: "Space Outlaw:, "Morphine" The Day The Earth Stood Still", "Attack Of The Giant Bumblebee" and the sweet "Axe To Beat".
     There was a some major anticipation for "Sailors Grave" and it's safe to say that The Wreck  have delivered big time here .This is one pirate's treasure you want to snag up.Highly recommended!!!