Sometimes its hard to tell whether the good Reverend Horton Heat is a musician, comedian, or conceptual artist. Revival attempts to define him in musical and cultural terms. His three-piece band burns through 15 good-time rockabilly tunes that showcase his wit and solid guitar playing. The initial pressing also includes a DVD with three live tracks and a documentary that puts Heat’s music and persona into historical context. Cool.
This article originally appeared in VG‘s Oct. ’04 issue. All copyrights are by the author and Vintage Guitar magazine. Unauthorized replication or use is strictly prohibited.