Psychobilly & Rockabilly Mayhem: DVD

Aug 31, 2008

Twenty-seven promo videos from rockabilly and psychobilly bands “connected or associated with” the Western Star label or Western Star studio run by Sharks’ founding member Alan Wilson. The DVD jacket brazenly claims, “Anyone into the world of Psychobilly or Rockabilly will find this 85 minute compilation essential viewing. A thoroughly entertaining romp.” I disagree wholeheartedly and couldn’t make it through a single one of the local-access style videos. Any man wearing a leopard-print shirt and a leopard-print duster and a leopard-print velvet cowboy hat is one man too many. –Jessica T (Cherry Red Films,