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Southern Rock – Skinny Molly – Haywire Riot

Haywire RiotSo if you enjoy that Classic Southern Rock sound you need to check out Haywire Riot by Skinny Molly. I had never heard of these guys, until the other day when I was listening to Mile Train and Devil’s Hollow and a bunch of similar sounding bands. From their website:

Skinny Molly was founded in 2004 by Mike Estes (formerly of Lynyrd Skynyrd) and drummer Kurt Pietro. What was meant to be a one off tour of Europe has turned into one of the hardest working and popular rock bands out of the southern United States. Skinny Molly now includes guitarist Jay Johnson, and bassist Luke Bradshaw. This line up has toured relentlessly, crossing the States and three continents on the strength of their “No Good Deed” debut CD, which has established the band as popular touring outfit across the USA and Europe. Continue  Reading

Founder Mike Estes, both a great guitarist and songwriter. He has been in both Lynyrd Skynyrd and Blackfoot. Jay Johnson, also a guitarist, has played with the Rossington Band, the Southern Rock All-Stars and Blackfoot. While Kurt Pietro also plays with Blackfoot. So the band’s pedigree is solid.

The album has a lot of great tracks. One of the ways I know that I really like an album is if the chorus swirls around in my head while, and after a song is played and on this album that happened on the first track “If You Don’t Care” and on several other tracks, including this song “Devil in a Bottle”….. check them out!!