Issue #116 March 2017

Issue #116 March 2017Innocent Words Issue #116 March 2017


INNOCENT WORDS ISSUE #116 MARCH 2017 COVER STORY: Nikki Lane: The Hurricane Is Coming

The Courtneys: A Band Of Millennials

The Dollyrots: Resilient As Fuck

Dropkick Murphys: Inside Creative Embryo’s

Less Than Jake: 25 Years of Great Hygiene and Music

Middle Kids: New Sensation From Down Under

Innocent Words Song Premiere: Levi Petree “What’s It Gonna Take” Off ‘It’s Country’

The Two Tens: Styxx & Bones, Loud & Proud


Celebrating 15 Years of Innocent Words: Musicians Interview Troy Michael Part 2
Innocent Words 15: Favorite Album Covers Of All Time

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Scott H. Biram: The Bad Testament (Bloodshot)
Can’t Swim: Fail You Again Pure Noise Records
Chicano Batman: Freedom is Free (ATO)
Churchwood: Hex City (Saustex)
Rodney Crowell: Close Ties (New West)
Brigitte DeMeyer and Will Kimbrough: Mockingbird Soul (Self-Released)
Ruthie Foster: Joy Comes Back (Blue Corn)
Colin Hay: Fierce Mercy (Compass)
The Routes: In This Perfect Hell (Dirty Water)
Austin Shaw: Felt (Self-Released)
Shinyribs: I Got Your Medicine (Mustard Lid)
Matthew Squires: Tambaleo (Already Dead Tapes)
Thorcraft Cobra: The Distance (Plaza Bowl)
Toma: Aroma (Self-Released)

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Guy Clark: The Best of the Dualtone Years (Dualtone)
Def Leppard: And There Will Be A Next Time – Live From Detroit [DVD/2CD] (Eagle Rock)
David “Honeyboy Edwards: I’m Gonna Tell You Somethin’ That I Know: Live At The G Spot (Omnivore)
Judas Priest: Turbo 30 (Legacy)
The Muffs: Happy Birthday to Me (Omnivore)
Roy Orbison: Black & White Night [CD/DVD] (Legacy)
Soundgarden: Ultramega OK [Remixed Expanded Edition] (Sub Pop)

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Jake Clarke / Spur: Split LP 12” (Disposition Collective)
Clem Snide: You Were a Diamond (HHBTM)
Dirty Fences: First EP [Expanded Reissue] 12” (Dirty Water)
Holy Motors: Sleepryder b/w Descending 7″ (Wharf Cat)
The Masonics: Obermann Rides Again (Dirty Water)
Skinny Girl Diet: Heavy Flow (HHBTM)
Surprise Vacation: Stealing Office Supplies (Our Damn Selves)
The Tigerlillies: Lovers Du b/w Shipwrecked 7″ (Sir Gregory)
Wonky Tonk: Love Detox 7″ (Leesta Vall Sound)

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Set the Boy Free: By Johnny Marr (Dey Street)

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Arcade Fire: The Reflektor Tapes (Eagle Rock)
Psychomania: Starring: Nicky Henson, George Sanders, Beryl Reid, Mary Larkin (Arrow/MVD)

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