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The Sonics: Boom

Review by Gene Sculatti, Fusion, 12 November 1971

  She's got long black hairAnd a big black carI know what you're thinkin'But you won't get far!She's gonna make you itch'Cause she's a witch! ...

The Sonics, Kenny & The Kasuals, The Litter reissues

Review by Metal Mike Saunders, Fusion, July 1972

The Sonics: Here Are The Sonics (Etiquette 024); Kenny & The Kasuals: Live at the Studio Club (Mark 5000); The Litter: Distortions (Warwick 671) ...

The Sonics: Explosives (BuckShot Records)

Review by Mark Shipper, Phonograph Record, June 1973

SUPPOSE I TOLD you there actually existed a band at one time (say around 1965) who sounded like (but better than) the Kinks on 'All ...

The Shakin’ Street Punk Survey

Overview by uncredited writer, Shakin' Street Gazette, 7 November 1974

THIS IS YOUR BIG CHANCE! Yes, it’s all coming back. Following the rock & roll revival, the surf music revival, and the reggae revival, the ...

Have Love, Will Travel: In Praise of the Sonics

Retrospective by Metal Mike Saunders, Gulcher, July 1975

IT ALL STARTS with Richard Berry. He never received a Nobel Prize for writing 'Louie Louie', but to this day it beats me why – ...

The Sonics: Here Are The Sonics

Review by Gavin Martin, New Musical Express, 5 July 1986

MUDDY WATERS, he said, "I'm smokin' TNT, I'm drinkin' dynamite/I hope some schoolboy will start a fight." Maybe Washington's The Sonics were the answer to ...

The Sonics: Forum, London

Live Review by Ian Watson, Yahoo! Music, March 2008

CALL IT DENIAL if you like, but sometimes you have nothing to gain and a hell of a lot to lose if a band you've ...

The Sonics' Backstory Blows Their Better-Known Beer Ad Away

Retrospective and Interview by Bob Ruggiero, Houston Press, 5 April 2017

THE MODELO beer commercial that ran for a couple of years beginning in 2013 still seems fresh in the memory. A guy and his two ...

The Sonics' 'Witch' Craft: Huntersville Resident's 1960s Garage-Rock Band Invented Punk

Retrospective and Interview by Mark Kemp, Creative Loafing, 17 May 2017

WHEN MILD-MANNERED Rob Lind isn't on the links at Birkdale Golf Club with his wife Suzanne, or on his boat with his son Robbie during ...


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