The metal world has but a few rules in this post-everything era. The most important one is that for every tight panted, foo-foo hairball hanging on dearly to the early 80s, you must have a cowboy from hell.
But as Pantera, the original cowboys from hell, are no more due to the on-stage assassination of their late, great guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott in 2004 - there were few worthy successors to fill Abbott's cowboy boots. Enter Texas Hippie Coalition, a band sprung from the same north texan red clay as Pantera and mining the same thunka-thunka "groove metal" power chord sound, with a vein of southern rock ala molly hatchet thrown in.
Friday night's show at Revolution marks THC's South Florida debut. It's the kind of gig all of Davie, Lake Worth and your local jr. high school stoner parking lot would have killed to see back in the 90s. So rip your jeans, go to your uncle's house, steal the keys to his mustang convertible and go get your rock on.
Here's a little acoustic taste of THC to prime your appetite (for destruction)