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Old 04-18-2010, 09:49 PM   #41 (permalink)
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i love psychobilly. and i think i'm like one of a hundred people in the US. here's a list of noteworthy psychobilly bands, in case you're interested in looking some up:

The Matadors
The Creepshow
Bloodsucking Zombies From Outer Space
Mad Sin
Demented Are Go
Koffin Kats
The Arkhams
Asmodeus
The Meteors
Batmobile
The Brains
Nekromantix
Guana Batz
Frantic Flintstones
Hellbillys
Klingonz
The Memphis Morticians
Mutilators
Rezurex
The Quakes
The Sharks
Three Bad Jacks
Tombstone Brawlers
The Tremors
Zombie Ghost Train
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Old 04-21-2010, 08:53 PM   #42 (permalink)
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phycobilly freekout by Reverend horton heat
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Old 04-21-2010, 09:02 PM   #43 (permalink)
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A lot of it is really good, but given the choice I'd rather listen to classic 50's rockabilly. Incidentally, in a few weeks I'll be in Jackson, Tennessee, home of the rockabilly hall a fame. I've made plans to check it out. Should be a good time.
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Old 04-23-2010, 03:51 AM   #44 (permalink)
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i love rockabilly, psychobilly, and so on.
just should spend more time looking for it,few fav's (out of the head) of mine would be:
Dorsey Burnette
Messer Chups
Man Or Astro-man?
Wanda Jacksson
Eddie Cochran
Stray Cats
The Blue Cats
The Cramps
The Gun CLub
Faraway Boys
HillyBilly Moon Explosion
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Old 04-23-2010, 06:28 PM   #45 (permalink)
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What is it exactly? I've looked it up on Wikipedia and have a vague understanding of it. Videos anybody?
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Old 04-23-2010, 07:40 PM   #46 (permalink)
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The PSYCHO-BILLY CADILLAC is the car from Johnny Cash's "One Piece At A Time".
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Old 04-25-2010, 11:39 AM   #47 (permalink)
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I love the Cramps. Can't believe Lux Interior is gone.
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Old 04-26-2010, 03:38 AM   #48 (permalink)
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Psychobilly is a fusion genre of rock music that mixes elements of punk rock, rockabilly, and other genres. It is one of several subgenres of rockabilly which also include thrashabilly, trashabilly, punkabilly, surfabilly, and gothabilly. Psychobilly is often characterized by lyrical references to science fiction, horror and exploitation films, violence, lurid sexuality, and other topics generally considered taboo, though often presented in a comedic or tongue-in-cheek fashion. It is often played with an upright double bass instead of the electric bass more common in modern rock music. click this link to psychobilly bands en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_psychobilly_bands
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Old 04-26-2010, 07:34 AM   #49 (permalink)
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Great stuff.

Here's a pre-existing thread

http://www.musicbanter.com/indie-alt...ychobilly.html
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Old 07-16-2010, 10:33 PM   #50 (permalink)
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This is why I'm a huge the Cramps fan but not really an earnest fan of any psychobilly bands (though I like some stuff)

"I think psychobilly has evolved into a musical style now which kind of isn't what we are... there seems to be a style of music defined by a standup bass, a very speeded up pace which we don't do. I think our songs have a more sensuous tempo. I'm not sure what exactly defines psychobilly but it seems to have taken on a life on its own. But its not quite what we do." -- Poison Ivy

"The thing that makes rockabilly unique is the sexuality of it - it's real groove. Psychobilly today doesn't really have a groove. It's as if (the bands) are tryin' to make their quota in the factory. It doesn't seem sexual to me." -- Lux

I guess that's it. I dig the slower, slinkier, sleazier sound. Alliteration unintentional but welcome.
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