dirty - The I-94 Bar

Blades Of Grass - Dirty Streets (Alive Naturalsound)

dirty-streetsBeen on a Humble Pie trip for a bit around the I-94 Bar and it struck me that the less pastoral and more excessive they became, the better those guys got. This Mississippi-via-Memphis trio Dirty Streets is coming from the same place and despite their album's misnomer of a title (there's no sign of rolling fields and English countryside here) they purvey a fine line in swaggering rock.

Dirty Rotten Imbeciles hit Oz and NZ

For the past 30 years, Dirty Rotten Imbeciles (aka D.R.I.) have built themselves a legacy as the epitome of the original aggressive, hardcore-punk thrash sound. The original pioneers of 'crossover thrash' are not only returning to Australia for the first time in 20 years but are making their long awaited debut on New Zealand shores.