Pussy & Desert Storm
Venue: The Underworld, Camden, LondonDate: 14 October 2014
week, Tuesday the 14th of October, The Underworld in Camden,
London opened its doors to a band that would leave its crowd
speechless. Why so? I’ll tell you in a second but first
let me introduce the supporting act to you.
So first up on the bill were Desert Storm, a band that combines stoner rock similar to bands like Kyuss with bluesy guitar solos and guitar riffs that at times seem to be influenced by hard rock. Together with the vocalist’s deep, growling voice and a slow rhythm they managed to add an interesting, nearly menacing atmosphere to their songs that was quite captivating. With their heavy sound they set a perfect start to who was coming next: Nashville Pussy.
the break between both bands you could literally feel how
the crowd’s excitement was rising and their impatience
growing with people calling out for the band. So when
Nashville Pussy finally entered the stage, the crowd
exploded into cheering, awaiting the heavy and catchy guitar
riffs and bass line to fill the room together with Blaine
Cartwright’s punky voice that reminded of a mix between
Lemmy and Johnny Rotten.
of the Sex Pistols, Nashville Pussy’s performance was
nearly as wild and kick ass exploding with energy which soon
marked off onto the crowd which jumped around pushing and
bumping into each other until a mosh pit formed during the
last two songs. The crowd’s reaction to Nashville
Pussy’s performance was great and more aggressive than
you’d usually see at gigs but what else can you expect if
the band already offers such a great example?
You could see that Nashville Pussy put all their heart into their performance and if you weren’t convinced during the show, you would be once their set ended and you’d see Ruyter Suys having to lie down on the floor drained of the last ounce of energy.
rock ‘n’ roll with an attitude that’s in your face, an
energy that will have you under its spell sooner than later
and with a female guitarist you won’t be able to take your
So next time Nashville Pussy invade The Underworld or any other venue near you, make sure to be there. At the moment they are still touring Germany and will be in Poland, Czech Republic and the Netherlands soon. To see them live in the UK again, don’t forget to follow them on Facebook or Twitter (@bashfulpuppy). Until then make sure to check out their new album “Up The Dosage” on iTunes (here), Amazon (here) or Spotify. If you want to follow Desert Storm, you can do that via Facebook or Twitter (@desertstormuk).
Review by: Anna Zurek
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