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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 – ...

That's Cool, That's Trash: A History of the First Punk Era

Retrospective by Robot A. Hull, Creem, June 1979

FOR FIFTEEN years there has been an enigmatic force burrowing underground, pulling people by their roots down toward the core of white-hot rawness. Gripped by ...

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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