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OBN III's - "Rich Old White Men" b/w "On The Verge Of Collapse" 7" (12XU 090-7)

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In the wake of last autumn’s killer 4th LP, ‘Worth A Lot Of Money’, Austin’s OBN III’s have returned to the studio with producer Mike McCarthy and emerged with two, way-too-perfect-for-an-election-year songs, “Rich Old White Men and “On The Verge Of Collapse”. If the last album represented another leap forward in Orville Neeley’s skill set, both of these songs suggest Neeley’s guitar partnership with Tom Triplett (Snooty Garbagemen, Blaxxx, The Real Energy) is gonna pay crazy dividends for some time to come. Rippers of this quality probably aren’t gonna put a halt to a plethora of “rock is dead” essays ; those are typically penned by folks can’t be bothered to open this email, let alone buy a fucking record. The rest of you, however, the savvy characters with guts, imagination, any sort of critical faculties (and did I mention impervious to flattery?) — you’re gonna figure this out pretty fast.

OBN III's on tour :

4/13-Norman OK - Opolis (w/ Dudes Of America)
4/14-Kansas City KS - The Blind Tiger (with Warm Bodies, Little Toughies)
4/15-Minneapolis MN -Amsterdam Bar and Hall w/ The Blind Shake, Fury Things and Cherry Cola
4/16-Chicago IL-The Empty Bottle w/ MAMA, The Sueves
4/17-Milwaukee WI-Riverwest Public House (w/ Platinum Boys, Athletic Suppy, Iron Pizza)
4/18-Detroit MI - Marble Bar (w/ Village Wives, Erroders)
4/19-Toronto ON - Smiling Buddha (w/ The '92 Blue Jays, Vypers, Sedge)
4/20-Ottawa ON - Dominion Tavern (w/ Telecomo)
4/21-Montreal QC- Le Divan Orange (w/ Greys, Odonis Odonis)
4/22-Cambridge MA- Blue Gallery (w/ Far Corners, The Monsieurs, Devil Music)
4/23-Brooklyn NY-Shea Stadium (with Pink Mexico)
4/25-Philadelphia PA- The Pharmacy
4/26-Baltimore MD- Joe Squared (with Pure Junk, Nice Guys and Slurred Words)
4/27-Durham NC-The Pinhook (w/ Drug Yacht, Scanners)
4/28-Atlanta GA-529 (w/ Illegal Drugs, Easy Magick, Bad Spells)
4/29-St Augustine FL-Nobbys (w/ Brown Palace, The Mold)
4/30-Nashville-The End
5/01-Memphis TN-Hi Tone (w/ Hank Wood and the Hammerheads)