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Rhode Island's Deer Tick reveal their experiences of playing San Francisco's Outside Lands Festival for the first time.

Deer Tick, Divine Providence Album Review

Whether Deer Tick are really a band or still just the supersized lone project of John McCauley, it seems like he's turned over a new leaf, and gosh darn it if it isn't mighty dark underneath. It's five years on from the release of the much admired indie/folkie/country strains of War Hunter - a first proper DT release after McCauley had previously produced a clutch of material self-released on CD-R - and the (Book) worm has most definitely turned. Opener The Bump takes the singer's wonderfully scratchy pipes and twins them with a stomping garage riff and strutting honky tonk piano, the effect something like doing karaoke with a random drunk in a back street liquor den. Taking the Shane McGowan scorched earth approach to a night out, the refrain goes 'We're four grown men, but we act like kids, we'll face the music, next time we roll in'. I mean, we've all been there, haven't we?

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Deer Tick - Main Street

Rhode Island natives Deer Tick return with the release of their fourth album Divine Providence via Loose Music. A follow up to the widely received 2010 release Black Dirt Sessions, Divine Providence is the first album the band recorded in their home state and whilst they may have returned home to record the album they seem to have left their traditionally folk and country sound behind them.

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Deer Tick, The Black Dirt Sessions Album Review

Curiously named after a choice encounter with a parasite during a forest hike, Deer Tick return with their third album in four years. The Black Dirt Sessions were recorded during the same sessions as previous album Born on Flag Day and features much of the same maturity in youth as its predecessor.

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Stevie Nicks Rings In 2015 With Deer Tick

Indie rockers Deer Tick thrilled fans at the Brooklyn Bowl in New York on New Year's Eve (31Dec14) by bringing Stevie Nicks onstage to perform...

John Mccauley Feared Nirvana Offer Was An April Fools' Day Joke

Deer Tick rocker John Mccauley was convinced he had fallen victim to an April Fools' Day (01Apr) prank when he was invited to join the...

Deer Tick Auction Off School Bus For Flood Victims

Indie act DEER TICK are auctioning off their tourbus in an effort to raise funds for flood relief in Pakistan.Fans have the chance to buy...