Hailing from New York, this six-man, one-woman band blends bluegrass, country, rockabilly, and a sucker punch of punk for a rubber-meets-the-road roots sound. Many of their songs tow a thin line between serious and satire. But don’t let irreverence fool you; These accomplished musicians create artistic arrangements that feature harmonies worthy of Gram and Emmylou, and a virtuosic chicken-pickin’ guitar that belies their geographic origin.
Usually, Fretboard Journal in-house performances are subdued, acoustic affairs. But, on an otherwise quiet Monday morning in Seattle, the Defibulators quite simply rocked their offices.
In this video, the Brooklyn ensemble performs “Holy Roller” off of their new album Debt’ll Get’em.
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