Tag: Hamell on Trial

Hamell On Trial: Tackle Box (New West)

Hamell On Trial Tackle Box (New West) The first voice you hear on the tenth album from acoustic punk poet Hamell On Trial is from Donald Trump (“I’d like to punch him in the face,” declares the Whiner in Chief…

Hamell & Son Cross Country Summer Tour Vlog

When we found out singer/songwriter and long-time friend of Innocent Words, Ed Hamell aka Hamell on Trial was heading out on the road once again, we devised a plan of attack. The 2015 summer tour was being called “Hamell &…

Ed Hamell: Priceless 1937 Gibson

Just because a guitar is more than 70 years old doesn’t mean it’s worth a mint, but when it comes to singer/songwriter Ed Hamell’s 1937 Gibson L-00, that baby is priceless. Ed Hamell, aka Hamell on Trial, got his start…

Hamell on Trial: The Happiest Man in the World

Hamell on Trial The Happiest Man in the World (New West) It’s been six years since we had any new material from the anti-folk hero known as Hamell on Trial aka Ed Hamell. Now he is back with a new…

Hamell on Trial: Big As Life with his Rant and Roll

Righteous Babe Records describes Ed Hamell, better known as Hamell on Trial, music as “loud, fast music informed by politics, passion, energy and intelligence, played by a guy with a sharp tongue and a wicked sense of humor.” On his…

Hamell on Trial: Pushing the Envelope

During the weeklong folk music conference in Austin, Texas, Hamell on Trial was out promoting his latest record Songs for Parents Who Enjoy Drugs. During a break from his tour, I got to talk to Ed Hamell, the brains and…