Rusty Roots

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Rusty Roots - Blues, Roots, 70s Rock, Soul, ... from Belgium. Their third album and with their new member "Reverend Hotrod" on Mississippi saxophone. The reverend brings back the sound of the early Rusty Roots years with which they became known. But, they wouldn't be Rusty Roots if they didn't make sure to be unique in their style. Some authentic roots and soul blues Influenced by/for fans of CCR, Bo Diddley, Tony Joe White, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Robert Cray, ...

At the end of 2004 five young blues musicians found each other trough different ways. At the first rehearsal they all noticed that there was something special
in the air. And they were not alone, Rusty Roots ...a beginning band, got the honor to kick of the famous 2005 BRBF edition (Peer, BE),to the great astonishment of friend and
enemy, to bear in mind that the band was only six months young ... well, it will be a friends service. But nothing was further from the truth, after more than a excellent performance, the boys were catapulted to the top of the Belgian blues scene.

The growth made by Rusty Roots, resulted in the crystallization of their first disc CD "100 Miles" in 2005. Inexperienced as a studio musician they still managed to record a nice swing, West Coast Blues CD, produced by none other than Marc Thijs. In 2008 they returned to the Artsound Studio to record their second full album "Electrified". The
album was wildly received by the press and reached the playlists of several radio stations, even in California. Meanwhile, their third full album is canned under the all-seeing eye of Marc “TEE” Thijs once again. The album contains 10 pearls of own making, and according to Rusty Roots their humble opinion its the best they have achieved so far. According to Walter “Dr. Boogie” De Paduwa Rusty Roots has only just been born! Blues, roots, soul, rock, reggae, ... you can expect it all on the new record!

As you can read Rusty Roots is a hardworking group who continues to look for new challenges both in the studio as on stage without losing that passionate enthusiasm. Every show is a unique experience where the musicians drive each other to the limit to keep you entertained. An amazing guitar player, a solid harmonica player, a firm rhythm section and a brilliant front man will make you kick your feet all over the dance floor. So that’s it, keep your ears and eyes open for some authentic roots blues and soul and come check out Rusty Roots !!The release of a new, fourth full album will be expected in the spring of 2014.The pre productions are already in full progress and the numbers are slowly becoming solid songs.
Line up:

Jan Bas: Lead Vocals
Bob Smets: Lead Guitar
Kris 'Rev'Hotrod' Rogiers: Rhythm Guitar, Harmonica,Vocals,Mississippi Saxophone
Stefan 'Body' Kelchtermans: Upright Bass
Nico 'Tut' Vanhove: Drums

Recording Information:Artsound Studios,Helchteren (BE)
Rusty Roots

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