This week on The Road To Rock it gives me great pleasure to welcome another of Wales’ finest rock music exports – Those Damn Crows.
They’ve played the likes of Download Festival, Ramblin Man, Steelhouse Festival and Planet Rockstock and their latest album proved they’re a force to be reckoned with when it entered the UK Music charts at Number 3 earlier this year.
Those Damn Crows are a hard hitting five piece rock band, formed in Bridgend in 2014.
The band consists of Shane Greenhall on Vocals, Ian ‘Shiner’ Thomas and David Winchurch on guitars, Lloyd Wood on Bass and Ronnie Huxford on drums.
This week I caught up with Ronnie to find out how things have been going for the band since they released Point Of No Return, in February.
We discussed the stories behind two of the albums biggest tracks, ‘Never Win’ and ‘Who Did It.’
Ronnie explains the bands mixed reactions to ‘Never Win’ and describes how the track was recorded in one take.
He also talks about how the media’s reaction to a spate of local tragedies in Bridgend inspired the song ‘Who Did it.’
Ronnie pays tribute to the two teachers that introduced him to music and encouraged him to follow his passion, and even tracked him down at his workplace to give him a talking to when he quit the music industry.
He tells us how the band wouldn’t be here today if it wasn’t for the support of family and and friends and how their hugely popular track ‘Blink Of An Eye’ brought the boys together to form Those Damn Crows.
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