100 Damned Guns

100 Damned Guns

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Alt-country mixed with outlaw, bluegrass, old-time and honky tonk. Somewhere between The Handsome Family, Split Lip Rayfield and Waylon Jennings.

Biography

January 1st, 2005, 100 Damned Guns(then called Easy Cash) began as an acoustic four piece act. Their original home recorded MP3s found mention on blogs and webzine’s from Australia, the UK and China.

In 2006, 100 Damned Guns went electric, added drums and dobro and began headlining local alt-country shows. The band was invited by the touring punk combo The Marked Men to record in their studio. The same year 100DG were nominated for the FW Weekly’s Alt-Country Band of the Year.

April 3rd, 2007, 100 Damned Guns joined Denton’s TXMF Records and released their first album, Songs of Murder Pain and Woe as a six-piece band.

In 2007, songs from the debut CD were played on six local radio stations (KHYI, KNON, KTCU, KERA, KZPS and KFWR). The band was featured live in studio on two local independent radio stations (KTCU and KNON). 100DG shared the stage with touring acts like David Alan Coe, The Goo Goo Dolls, Wayne “The Train” Hancock, Will Hoge and The Avett Brothers. The band won the FW Weekly’s Country and Western Band of the Year.

In 2008, the band spent the summer recording in the Echolab Studio. 100 Damned Guns again won the FW Weekly’s Country and Western Band of the Year and was nominated for The Dallas Observer’s Best Country / Roots Act. The song Put Me In The Ground, from Songs of Murder Pain and Woe, was featured prominently in the independent film Blood On The Highway. In late September, 100 Damned Guns was asked to play the celebratedalt-bluegrass side-stage “Stage 5” during the Walnut Valley Bluegrass Festival in Winfield, Kansas with Betse Ellis from the Wilders.

Recently, the soundtrack to the film Blood On The Highway (featuring 100DG) won Best Soundtrack at the 2009 Backseat Film Festival.

March 31st , 2009, 100 Damned Guns released their sophomore album, Musica De Tormento. The band won the FW Weekly's Country and Western Band of the Year for the third year in a row, and was nominated for the FW Weekly's 2009 Album of the Year.

Discography

1st release
Songs of Murder Pain and Woe.
TXMF Records
Various tracts played on 5 different North Texas radio stations.

2nd Release
Musica De Tormento
TXMF Records
Various tracts played on 5 different North Texas radio stations.

Set List

Our set lists range from 45 minutes to two hours. The songs range from honky tonk dance numbers to fast'r n hell bluegrass. We do covers of songs anywhere from George Jones to Gram Parsons to Social Distortion.