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How Do You Like Them Now? The Heavy Return.

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"What the Devil wants, believe the Devil's going to get. He's going to stretch her out, like the tape in a cassette," Swaby croons menacingly on The Heavy's latest single "Sixteen." A lyric that is both incredibly dirty and radio appropriate. You've got to appreciate that. Big, bad, jungle blues is coming your way from across the pond, people. Prepare, yourselves. The kind that slowly crawls down your spine into your hips and makes you feel evil. You know, the good kind.

It's been too damn long since good old fashioned sinister blues has been in vogue and on the radio. Hopefully with the attention bands like Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears, and The Heavy are getting that's all going to change. And we're in luck, the psychedelic-funk, fuzzed-out, freak-rock voodoo merchants, The Heavy be playing the Echo tomorrow night in support of their sophomore album, The House That Dirt Built which was released only last week. We caught up with their charismatic lead singer last night to talk about their latest release. Here is some of what was said.

The Heavy - How Do You Like Me Now?