Sounds like Joe Strummer and Nick Cave in a knife fight at Johnny Cash's house....
"Christian DeArmond doesn’t seem to give a toss what tags critics use to describe the music that his band, Christian D & the Hangovers, makes. I didn’t ask, but I’m guessing he’s pretty comfy with psychobilly.
With a style that looks to The Cramps, Nick Cave and Elvis, The Hangovers belt out distorted, punky rockabilly on record and on stage as if their lives depended on it."
- Errol Nazareth, The Toronto Sun
“Anyone who has seen him perform with his band (The Hangovers ) knows that he dishes out a feast of hard-edged, raw sound that reminds you of Shakin’ Stevens-gone-bad-boy meets Nick Cave,” Gricken says, offering a spot-on description of his music and persona.
One of the scene’s most magnetic performers, the singer-guitarist says he just wants to “write songs and then burn myself to the ground playing them live. “It’s like a self-exorcism.
Hopefully, it’s entertaining to watch. If I leave the stage wrung out and barely able to speak, then I feel like I’ve done my job."