Location: Ashland City, TN, U.S.A
Description: Southern Blues Rock
Biography: Copperhead is known as one of the last great Southern rock bands to emerge from the 90s. Originally signed to Mercury Records, their first single, "Long Way From Home", was an epic Copperhead song that became the title song for the movie "Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man." Their song Bustedwas featured on the soundtrack of Dr. Giggles. Mercury Records pushed Bustedto Metal and Hard Rock radio stations, Whiskeyto AOR radio, and Long Way From Home is still played on the radio all over the world. The music video of Whiskeygot airtime on MTV. Copperhead toured with The Kentucky Headhunters, .38 Special, and Molly Hatchet. They also played with new acts like Brother Cane and LSD. Crowds loved the band wherever they went and soon Copperhead was headlining their own tours. Now in 2005, Neil Carswell has released a new collection of Copperhead music which showcases his unique vocal style and to coincide with his upcoming solo release in 2006. Copperheads CD Live and Lostpacks the energy and passion of Neil Carswell as both a performer and songwriter. The CD features four live tracks and eight studio tracks engineered and produced by Rodney Mills and Tom Dowd (the two hadn't worked together since Skynyrd's "Street Survivors" LP). Donnie Van Zant even showed up to witness the reunion of Dowd and Mills with his own two eyes. This classic Southern Rock CD can be found at and Copperhead is the truest example of new-breed southern rock purity in motion, featuring Van Zant-esqu vocalisms blended with a modern-day hard rock onslaught. - All Southern Rock e-zine. Copperheads brand of Southern Rock follows the legendary trails of Lynyrd Skynyrd with the soulful wailings of the Black Crows- Leslie R. Marini, X-posure Magazine Southern Rock with a Metal edge- M. Conley, News Herald Eagles-style harmony with a Blackfoot/Metal/Southern Rock sound- L Weaver, The Daily Record Contact Information: Doug Jones Eastwinds Records PO Box 599 Ashland City, TN 37015 (615) 279-0322
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