“These songs are really special to Shawn,” says Brady Blade, who the Rev calls “the Keith Moon of roots-rock drummers.” Blade originally met his front man in Nashville whilst playing on Solomon Burke’s Nashville album (which featured the Amos-penned “Vicious Circle”). The bond was instant and lasting.
“With the Brotherhood,” says the Rev, “I don’t always know what’ll happen. I just know the voodoo will be good. To get improvisational has been wonderful. We lay down a swampy groove.”