Rainbows in the Dark: Wailin Storms – “One Foot in the Flesh Grave”

wailin storms one foot in the flesh grave
Artwork by Bruno Guerreiro

Back in August, the 23rd to be exact, I wrote a piece about the reissue of Wailin Storms debut EP Shiver. That EP was reissued by Magic Bullet Records as a way to drum up enthusiasm before the release of Wailin Storms debut LP One Foot in the Flesh Grave. The North Carolina (by way of Texas) outfit is heavily steeped in the psychobilly tradition drawing heavily on The Cramps, Samhain and Danzig. Wailin Storms proves that it’s OK to be defined by a genre. It’s OK to hem yourself in, choose your sound and go hard at achieving that sound if you do it well. Continue reading