Anyone who still says rock 'n' roll is a boys club has yet to see Erika Wennerstrom of Heartless Bastards
. The Ohio band's frontwoman has got pipes that could blow the door (and likely the roof and most of the paint) off said boys club without breaking a sweat. Plus, her band's powerful take on blues-rock totally kills.
But don't take our word for it:
So it only seems fitting to match Wennerstrom's low, hellish howl with a voice on the other end of the spectrum. Namely, Wolfmother's Andrew Stockdale, whose Robert Plant cries reach up to the heavens.
Although both bands inhabit different corners of blues-rock (Bastards: slow and gritty; Wolfmother: fast and flashy), they'll meet for a month-long fall tour through the US and Canada.
29 - Dallas, Texas @ House of Blues
2 - Atlanta, Ga. @ Tabernacle
3 - Charlotte, N.C. @ The Fillmore Charlotte
4 - Washington, D.C. @ 9:30 Club
6 - Philadelphia, Pa. @ Electric Factory
7 - Boston, Mass. @ House of Blues
8 - New York, N.Y. @ Terminal 5
11 - Toronto, Ont. @ Kool Haus
12 - Pontiac, Mich. @ Clutch Cargos
13 - Chicago, Ill. @ Riviera Theater
14 - Minneapolis, Minn. @ State Theater
16 - Denver. Colo. @ Ogden Theatre
17 - Salt Lake City, Utah @ The Depot
19 - Portland, Ore. @ Roseland Theater
20 - Seattle, Wash. @ Paramount Theatre
21 - Vancouver, B.C. @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre
23 - Oakland, Calif. @ Fox Oakland Theater
24 - Los Angeles, Calif @ The Wiltern
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