Anyone know much about Band of Skulls?

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  1. jbd3

    jbd3 Please Don't Sell Me Any More Gear Silver Supporting Member

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    I got a free download of theirs ("I Know What I Am"), and didn't listen to it for a while, since no one cares about free stuff. But I finally did, and it's great rock--sort of like a British version of Earl Greyhound,* which is good in my book. Anyone know much about them? I'm always delighted to hear new music that's good, as it doesn't happen very much!



    * whatever happened to them, by the way?
     
  2. JDouglee

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    Good band, three albums out by now. Still active. 2014 live video:

     
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    Cool band - I like the Sweet Sour record.
     
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    Yep. Good stuff. Own their albums and have seen them live. They rocked.
     
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    I really dug the one album I've heard, but haven't checked them out lately. Will have to remedy that.
     
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    I know they're awesome. Other than that, can't tell you much. I have the Himalaya album and it's great start to finish. They cover a lot of ground musically with both male and female singers. Nice and mellow to full on fuzzy goodness. Really dig these guys well worth checking out... if you like stuff that is awesome.
     
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    Caught them live in 2010 opening for BRMC and really enjoyed it. They had a great sound and energy on stage. Bought their first CD later and it is good, lots of catchy tunes (you may have heard some used in commercials, I recall one for Ford Mustang), but the live versions of their songs had a better feel; would love it if they put out a live release.
     
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    Yeah, damn good band. My buddy took me to a show a year ago or so. Great melodies and grooves. Definitely one of the best and most original sounding heavy bands I've heard in recent years.
     
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    I have their first 2 albums. Listened a few times after I got them and not much after that. Not a dis on the band, I like them, just I have so little listening time anymore and a lot of music I want to get at.
     
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    Great tune! I love how it changes to major in the solo. You dont hear bands do that stuff much anymore.
     

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