Florida’s Blues Rockers – 100 Watt Vipers
Thank the 100 Watt Vipers from Jacksonville, Florida for the Gravel in ya Guts, cause there latest album ‘Cold Sunday Blues’ brings it. These guys make groove Blues inspired heavy Rock with a healthy dose of guitar solo’s, half beat drums and speeching vocals,
Hard Garage / Blues sound
The 100 Watt Vipers were formed in Jacksonville Florida in early 2013, by long time friends Guitarist Paul Joseph,and Drummer/Vocalist DJ Riddick. According to their website bio: The two started Wood shedding in an old tin barn in Jacksonville for months working on songs and to get their sound together . It was either 120 degrees, or freezing cold for months but that’s were it came together and they found thier hard garage/ blues style. The sound developed naturally.
Album release “Cold Sunday Blues’
In early 2016 the 100 Watt Vipers released their full lenght album ‘Cold Sunday Blues’. “He Walks Off So Heavy” kicks off with some raw up lifting guitar. I like the following vocal which complete the headbanging mode you shure gonna reach. “Dirt Road Blues” starts with a similar groove rock beat and tough guitar riff. “Oh Lord I’m Down” contains my favorite guitar riff of this album. “Cold Sunday Blues” Delivers the dose of garage blues You’ve might been waiting for a long time, Guitar rock, grooving drums, raw-edged vocals, the 100 Watt Vipers.
Photo credit: Photo from 100 Watt Vipers Website. credit to the 100 Watt Vipers and the original photographer