* July 25: Bottletones, the Carbondale-born, Chicago-based group performs a mix of rockabilly, surf, punk and psychobilly
. The band played the local music scene in the mid-1990s and was a requested act by the Carbondale in the '80s and '90s Facebook group, which recently established the B.E.E.R scholarship at SIU.
TUESDAY THE CREEPSHOW This Canadian psychobilly
outfit theme all their songs around horror films and will be creeping out Bannerman's Bar in Edinburgh tonight.
For the more melodically-minded, we've got live music throughout the weekend, with "a large number of local and international music artists given the opportunity to perform and showcase their talent on the outdoor stage." Internationally-acclaimed rock band Winter's Verge will be back once more; rock 'n roll and rockabilly band The Xiles promise us "a great mix of well-known favourites and obscure songs, plus a few of their own compositions that'll have you dancing and rockin' the night away"; and local quartet Infected Syren will be blending metal, punk, hardcore and psychobilly
for "a truly unique sound".
Their lounge lizard/Milk Tray man smooth image with matching black polo neck sweaters was at odds with their firestorm sonic frenzy of Attack of The Killer Brainz, the piano slam of Shazam, the tribal drums of Till It's Gone, the Gothic Psychobilly
of Satan's Got His Heart Set On You and the Funky Cold Medina drive of Sex Robot.
That's the beauty of the Cramps' brand of psychobilly
- you can enjoy it however you please.
Their musical style has been variously described as psychobilly
, Southern rock, hard rock and cowpunk, as well as sleaze rock.
With her psychobilly
flicky eyeliner and beehive hairstyle she was made for TV, and Channel 4 gave her her own show, Cook Yourself Thin, followed by Cookery School and Drop Down Menu.
FRIDAY Saith Seren, Wrexham 01978 447006 Event: Psychobilly
Slap Time: 9pm Details: 50's and 60s old school rock n roll.
This place is great for smaller scene bands, psychobilly
, soul, blues, rock and roll - all in an intense tiny room.
outfit, King Kurt, take to the stage tomorrow night.
The latter includes psychobilly
(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qgl44iK FUA), Serbian (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ixg9Xdiyvks) and "Black Irish Texan" versions of Dominic Behan's "come out ye black and tans, available on YouTube and showing that Ireland's revolutionary ethos is an asset, not the extreme liability the Irish state holds it to be.
The Cramps blended unhinged rockabilly with punk sensibilities and are mostly responsible for the wave of god-awful psychobilly
bands that came later.