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Biram announces new CD

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 – Scott Biram will release "Bad Ingredients" on Oct. 11 via Bloodshot Records. The album features 13 new tracks from the Austin musician.

Biram mines country, blues, punk, metal and psychobilly. On his fourth full-length for the label. Recorded at Biram's home studio in Austin and mastered by Jerry Tubb of Terra Nova Mastering (Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Dwight Yoakam), Biram gets a little quieter on the newe disc.

Songs include country love song Broke Ass, a waltz (Memories of You Sweetheart) and Killed A Chicken Last Night?

CD reviews for Scott H. Biram

The Bad Testament CD review - The Bad Testament
Country is a relative term to Scott H. Biram. Over his 20-plus year career, the famously self-proclaimed Dirty Old One Man Band has opened for a dizzying array of artists across the musical spectrum - Willie Nelson, G. Love and Special Sauce, Pinetop Perkins, Social Distortion, The Dwarves and Clutch, among others - and been an appropriate fit for every one of the them. Biram doesn't acknowledge genre; he just goes where the next song takes him and inhabits it instinctively, like water taking »»»
Nothin' But Blood CD review - Nothin' But Blood
Scott Biram has been described as raucous, a bit psychotic and earned the title "The Dirty Old One Man Band." One thing missing from all these descriptions is talented. All these are on full display on Biram's new release. As the title suggests, Biram leaves no stone unturned, his music and style is unrelenting and dripping with emotion. Be warned, however, Biram is not for the timid. He cuts loose openly and freely. Case in point is his own version of Mance Lipscomb's "Alcohol Blues. »»»
Graveyard Shift CD review - Graveyard Shift
Shortly into this CD, Scott H. Biram confesses, "I gotta keep singin' these Goddamn songs." While others laugh to keep from crying, Biram sings non-stop, presumably, to prevent a nervous breakdown. He's also a control freak about making his music and is credited with singing all lead and harmony vocals, playing various keyboards and guitars, as well as incorporating CB radio, Bible thump, and breathing - whatever all these listings mean. Yep, this is all Biram, all the time, »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Kristofferson gives insight, but no easy answers – When they say music gets better with age, they're not always just talking about songs alone; sometimes they're also referring to the listener. When Kris Kristofferson sings, "Well, I woke up Sunday morning/With no way to hold my head that didn't hurt," to smartly open "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down," he... »»»
Concert Review: No sugarcoating, Welch dishes out an experience – Gillian Welch (accompanied, as always, by master guitarist David Rawlings), celebrated her "The Harrow & The Harvest" album with a powerful night of music. She apologized many times for the utter unhappiness expressed through this album's songs, admitting it's "not the most chipper album" at one point.... »»»
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