Heavy CA Blues Trio SHOTGUN SAWYER to release new album with RIPPLE MUSIC | Stream new song ‘(LET ME) TAKE YOU HOME’

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Ripple Music is thrilled to announce the release of Bury The Hatchet, the brand new album from Auburn, California-based blues trio, Shotgun Sawyer.

Featuring David Lee on drums, Brett “The Butcher” Sanders on bass and Dylan Jarman on vocals/lead guitar, Shotgun Sawyer’s musical style is best exemplified in their heavy and authentic approach to that raw Delta Blues sound. With influences including blues masters such as Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf, British Invasion rock ‘n’ rollers Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath, and Seattle Grunge greats Soundgarden and Nirvana, their collaborative effort is the perfect synthesis of all generations of riff-based rock, past and present.


Brett and Dylan, having been friends since childhood, have played music together for nearly as long. Accepting an invitation a jam session in January 2015, experienced drummer David Lee proved to be the missing element t the vintage-style tunes Sanders and Jarman had always envisioned. In a single evening,  with the three of them sharing new ideas, possibilities and ambitions, something clicked;  just days later Shotgun Sawyer took the stage at a local open mic session. The result was thundering, passionate and unique mixture of big bass grooves, crunchy riffs and searing guitar solos, all underpinned by virtuosic drumming.

Since that night the trio have played San Francisco psych shows, Reno rock jams and everywhere in between culminating with a tour of European Continent last summer. And with Bury The Hatchet– the follow-up to their impressive 2016 debut, Thunderchief – the band aims to bring a new kind of energy to that classic rock swagger. As singer/guitarist Dylan Jarman elaborates:

“We are thrilled to announce that we’ve signed to Ripple Music, the world’s finest dealers in heavy music! For Bury The Hatchet, we teamed up with Cody Tarbell of the prodigious Slow Season at his Double Wide Studios to create the most raw, unfiltered, authentic record we could imagine. Recorded live, with absolutely no instrumental dubs, and using only analogue technologies, tricks, and tape, the result was the most honest presentation of our band possible.”

Bury The Hatchet by Shotgun Sawyer is officially released on 19th April 2019 on Ripple Music and you can stream and share new song ‘(Let Me) Take You Home’ here – https://soundcloud.com/ripple-music/shotgun-sawyer-ain-t-tryin-to-go-down-slow-let-me-take-you-home

Pre-order the album now at www.ripple-music.com


Brett “The Butcher” Sanders – Bass Guitar
Dylan Jarman – Vocals and Electric Guitar
David Lee – Percussion and Beard


5/4/2019 – Pistol Pete’s – Auburn, CA
25/4/2019 – The Press Club – Sacramento, CA
26/4/2019 – Sheas Tavern – Reno, NV
27/4/2019 – Cooper’s – Nevada City, CA
3/5/2019 – Downtown Ale House – Red Bluff, CA
4/5/2019 – The Starry Plough – Berkeley, CA
16/5/2019 – Count’s Vamp’d – Las Vegas, NV


1. Ain’t Tryin To Go Down Slow
2. (Let Me) Take You Home [Listen Here]
3. Backwoods Bear
4. You Got To Run
5. Son Of The Morning
6. Hombre
7. Love You Right
8. When The Sun Breaks
9. Shallow Grave

Artist: Shotgun Sawyer
Album: Bury The Hatchet
Label: Ripple Music
Release Date: 19/04/2019
Format: CD/LP/Digital


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