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Dash Rip Rock is the legendary New Orleans trio known for high-octane roots rock. The New York Times says Dash Rip Rock combines "fluency in American roots music with a robust dose of punk-rock spirit." SPIN praises Dash Rip Rock as "undeniably the South's greatest rock band." In 2012 Dash Rip Rock was honored to be inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.Dash Rip Rock is known for tight musicianship, high energy live shows, and songs of raw insolence and longing that are sometimes cut with whimsy. Bill Davis, Dash Rip Rock's founder and frontman, is a songwriter known for his blistering guitar work. For over 20 years the band has amassed a loyal, diverse following. The wide tent of their cross-genre fan base includes aficionados of rock, roots-rock and Americana as well as rockabilly, country, and punk fans. DRR has released 17 records that have been hailed as underground classics.Dash Rip Rock tours extensively and headlines numerous clubs, festivals, and roots listenting rooms. Dash Rip Rock has toured with The Cramps and also shared stages with The Ramones, Jerry Lee Louis, No Doubt, Black Crowes, Lou Reed, The Replacements, Reverend Horton Heat, the Circle Jerks, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, and countless others,at times playing up to 250 shows a year. DRR's music has been featured on the RockBand video game and their single "Let's Go Smoke Some Pot" is a longtime cult radio hit.Dash Rip Rock latest album was the critically acclaimed Black Liquor that was released on Alternative Tentacles Records in 2012. Louisiana made and recorded at the infamous Studio in the Country, Black Liquor effortlessly melds rock, swamp, and garage influences into one blistering guitar album with a haunting and quirky indie country ballad and pop voodoo paean rounding it out.Bill Davis of Dash Rip Rock is currently writing and recording demos for the new Dash Rip Rock album to be recorded in early summer. Davis is the founder, lead guitarist, lead vocalist, and songwriter of Dash Rip Rock. He founded Dash Rip Rock in the mid 80s and is often credited as a pioneer in "country punk," "cowpunk," and alt-country music that combines elements of rock with country and outlaw country with punk rock. In interviews Davis says that he considers his music to be widely roots-based. The Austin Chronicle calls him "the brains behind Dash's brawn, a barroom poet with a wicked sense of humor and a shameless knack for a good lick."Dash Rip Rock is touring the South and East Coast in Spring 2015.
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