You know, when people say, “Oh isn’t it tragic that you never got as big as Guns N’ Roses” or something like that I just think to myself you know, it could have been much worse. I could be loading boxes on to a truck right now bitching about life.
Fresh from a supporting slot on the recent Wildhearts PH.U.Q. anniversary tour, Hey! Hello! headlined the Friday night at ‘The Nightmare Before Halloween’ with Hollis Mahady now front and centre as the permanent vocalist. Hollis’ other band and the one that brought her to the attention of Hey! Hello!’s founder Ginger Wildheart, Love Zombies then played the following night. With a Japanese Hey! Hello! tour coming up before some UK dates in December culminating with Ginger’s Birthday Bash in London on December 17th, there’s naturally a bit of a buzz about Miss Mahady and co.
There are not many bands who can survive a 20 year career in the music business, but after the impressive release of The Righteous & the Butterfly, it is evident that the mighty Mushroomhead are nowhere near reaching their swan song just yet. 13 amazing tracks (excluding Qwerty) make up this incredible album, and 13 amazing tracks are going to be spinning on your Ipod for years to come. 2014 is the year of Mushroomhead. Let us only hope that this is the year that they hit the big time!