What happens when two Aussie legends get together? This.
Hailing from Fremantle in Western Australia, Datura4 is the brainchild of Dom Mariani (frontman of legendary Australian garage rockers The Stems and Power Pop favorites DM3) and Greg Hitchcock (former You Am I and one-time New Christs’ guitarist). In 2011 they joined forces combining a shared passion for full-tilt boogie, psychedelic rock and progressive blues.
Along with drummer Warren Hall who previously played with The Drones and bass player Stu Loasby Datura4 have been steadily building a reputation in their hometown with their live performances. With a healthy nod to early ’70s Australian Psych/Blues/Boogie from the likes of Buffalo, Coloured Balls, The Aztecs and latter era Masters Apprentices, Demon Blues represents Mariani & Hitchcock’s love of hard hitting bell-bottom blues.
Datura4’s Demon Blues will be available on limited colored vinyl, CD and digital formats July 10th via Alive Naturalsound Records. The CD will include one bonus track not available on other formats, as well as alternate cover art.