Jon Spencer from Heavy Trash live in São Paulo, Brazil, on Apr 23, 2009. Photo by Ariel Martini
|Origin||New York City, United States|
|Genres||Rock & roll
|Labels||Yep Roc, Crunchy Frog|
|Associated acts||Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Pussy Galore, Madder Rose, Speedball Baby, The Sadies|
|Members||Jon Spencer, Matt Verta-Ray|
Heavy Trash is an American rockabilly band based in New York City, formed by Jon Spencer of The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion and Matt Verta-Ray (formerly of New York bands Madder Rose and Speedball Baby). The band's music draws from an eclectic mix of genres, including rock & roll, blues, alternative country, Americana and garage punk. They are currently signed to Yep Roc Records, Bronzerat Records and Crunchy Frog Records. They once toured together with the Canadian band The Sadies, under the name of Heavy Trash and The Sadies.
- Heavy Trash official website
- Heavy Trash at Allmusic
- Heavy Trash discography: Pop-Catastrophe.co.uk
- Heavy Trash on Myspace
- 2006 Interview with Jon and Matt
- Heavy Trash - Live Footage and Interview - Sailor Jerry, November 17, 2007.
- Interview with Jon Spencer by Tim Newby of Honest Tune, 7/31/07.
- Interview with SUPERSWEET, Oct 2009