On a Detroit winter evening, years ago, Jack White punched a guy in the face. Really hard. And not just once, if you believe the police report. It was the culmination of a feud between two garage-rock dudes, back in , when feuds and garage rock and dudes were still a thing. Yeah, he threw a punch or three.
Posted by Metal Injection on January 22, at am. The year was , and some like-minded fellows from Detroit, Michigan banded together to form a 6-man ensemble that to this day is still going strong. Electric Six have refused to fade into the abyss that so many bands from that era have done and continue to play for their fans by any means necessary. Having been through the highs and lows of popularity for the past 17 years hasn't slowed them down at all, and, if anything, these trendy older rockers see themselves sticking around for some more antics to add to their highlight reel. Although the band formed prior to the millennium it was only in that the wheels really started turning. Their first single Danger! High Voltage proved a massive hit and landed at No.
Depending on your point of view, there's some good news and some bad news about Fire , the sleazy, glammy, garage-y, disco-ey and otherwise batshit-insane album from Detroit-based band Electric Six. First, the good news: They're this year's Andrew W. The bad news: They're this year's Andrew W.
High Voltage" is set to be the first hit single in Britain to feature a saxophone solo since George Michael's "Careless Whisper". Of course, it isn't, but it's nice to know that the Detroit combo, given to sharing lurid fibs with willingly gulled scriveners, can be so easily taken in. They had claimed that the mystery horn-player on the track is none other than Bill Clinton, though today they admit that their producer, Jim Diamond, is responsible.