sábado, 18 de junio de 2011

DVD - Van Wilks - Live & Loud from Austin Texas


DVD - VAN WILKS
LIVE & LOUD
From
AUSTIN TEXAS



In Austin, Texas, a city known for it’s great guitarists Van Wilks has long been lauded as one of the city’s master players.His talents as a guitarist and band leader have won him consistent critical praise and a string of honors that was capped when he was voted by Austin music fans into the Austin Chronicle’s "Texas Music Hall of Fame" alongside the state’s most legendary musical talents.In his third decade as a veteran of the world-famous Austin music scene, Van Wilks "continues to make some of the city’s hottest guitar rock.", says the Austin Chronicle, creating music that brings his blues roots to the cutting edge with funk, hard-rock and melodic undertones. His compelling, hard-edged, bluesy rock prompted England’s tastemaking "Kerrang!" to name Van Wilks’ Mercury Records release "Bombay Tears" as "one of my all time faves," declaring it "a masterpiece."His band, also known as Van Wilks, has topped music polls by the Austin Sun (Band of the Year), the Austin Chronicle (Best Hard-Rock Band four years in a row) and KLBJ-FM(Best Austin Band). Austin’s Mayor has proclaimed November 6 as "Van Wilks Day" and the Texas Legislature presented him with the Texas flag and a plaque honoring his musical contributions to the State. The French magazine "Guitarist" has placed Van’s records in the editor’s top picks two years running.

Van Wilks - Vocals and Guitars
Dave Ray - Guitar
Dave Canningham - Drums


Tracks
1-Memphis Turnaround
2-Stone Cold Day
3-Bleedin' For You
4-Sometimes You Run
5-Texas '51
6-Without A Word
7-Boys Town
8-Soul Of A Man
9-Credits




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