We’re at the mercy of modern technology for this episode of the Thrash Hits Podcast – Raz has decamped to the USA for a few weeks for SXSW and some California sunshine, leaving the rest of us here in miserable old England. With possibly the dodgiest Skype connection imaginable, Hugh and Raz discuss how SXSW has changed over the years, as well as speculating on how two very different kinds of hype affect bands – that currently being felt by Ghost (or Ghost BC, if you’re an American) and the kind that surrounds Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats.
Red White & Blues
1) Red, White & Blues is a blues band from Michigan's Upper Peninsula formed in 2006. Its members are Russ Fennick, Jay Olivares, Rick Bailey, Robert Jacobs and Jay Davis.
2) Red White & Blues is a new UK band comprising Myke Gray (Skin/Jagged Edge) and Matti Alfonzetti (Jagged Edge/Skintrade/Road To Ruin). Read more on Last.fm
Red White & Blues on Thrash Hits
February 29th, 2012
If you get up very early in the morning, you’ll have spotted that Download Festival‘s head promoter, Andy Copping, announced another 22 bands for this year’s festival via his Twitter account this morning. And as you’d expect from such a large announcement, it’s a mix of old and new, big and small, and awesome and just plain awful.