Nashville Pussy

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Unapologetically sleazy hard rockers from Atlanta, leading their own personal crusade for sex, drugs, and rock & roll.
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Let Them Eat Pussy
Blaring a high-octane bland of hard rock, psychobilly, and Southern rock with a dash of punk for seasoning and a lyrical stance that eagerly embraces all that is sleazy, Nashville Pussy are a band who've been pleasing fans and offending decent people ever since they made their debut in 1996. Thanks in part to their provocative name and over-the-top live show, Nashville Pussy won a cult following almost immediately with the release of 1998's Let Them Eat Pussy, and the band proved to be remarkably consistent in the years that followed. Despite a steady stream of drummers and bassists going in and out of the lineup, their sound changed barely at all, and 2005's Get Some! and 2009's From Hell to Texas showed that the group's obsession with sex, drugs, and rock & roll was likely to never be sated.

Double Live Gonzo!
Nashville Pussy are led by the husband-and-wife duo of singer/guitarist Blaine Cartwright (formerly of Nine Pound Hammer) and guitarist Ruyter Suys. Also featuring bassist Corey Parks (the sister of NBA star Cherokee Parks) and drummer Jeremy Thompson, the group (named in reference to a line from Ted Nugent's Double Live Gonzo! LP) debuted in 1998 with the album Let Them Eat Pussy, originally issued on Amphetamine Reptile. An underground favorite, the record was reissued on major label Mercury later that same year, and the song "Fried Chicken and Coffee" was nominated for a Grammy for Best Heavy Metal Performance. Parks left the group in early 2000 and was replaced by Tracy Almazan for High as Hell, which followed in the middle of the year. The album came out on TVT and helped maintain their cult following, but further progress was blocked by a lack of label support.

Say Something Nasty
A successful tour and several soundtrack and compilation appearances kept Nashville Pussy busy in the interim before they moved to Artemis for 2002's Say Something Nasty. The live DVD Keep on F*ckin' in Paris! appeared in 2003. The band returned two years later with the Get Some! LP, which marked the debut of bassist Karen Cuda. It was followed in 2009 by From Hell to Texas, the band's first album for SPV/Steamhammer Records. In 2014, Nashville Pussy returned with their sixth studio album, Up the Dosage, which introduced yet another new bassist, Bonnie Buitrago. Miraculously, the band held on to the rhythm section of Bonnie Buitrago and drummer Ben Thomas long enough to record a second studio album with them; the typically sex-obsessed Pleased to Eat You arrived in September 2018.