Heavy Trash

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Heavy Trash
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Jon Spencer from Heavy Trash live in São Paulo, Brazil, on Apr 23, 2009. Photo by Ariel Martini
Background information
Origin New York City, United States
Genres Rock & roll, neo-rockabilly, cowpunk, garage punk, garage rock
Years active 2005–present
Labels Yep Roc, Crunchy Frog
Associated acts Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Pussy Galore, Madder Rose, Speedball Baby, The Sadies
Website www.heavytrash.net
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, rockabilly, blues, alternative country, and garage rock or 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.


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