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Australian psychedelic swamp rock trio The Howlin’ Rats presents their debut album »Should Have Smelt A Rat«, out now via Hiss & Crackle Records

Newcastle, Australia based psychedelic swamp rock trio The Howlin’ Rats presents their debut album, »Should Have Smelt A Rat«, which was released on July 14th, 2023 via Hiss & Crackle Records.

The band commented: “Plenty of blood sweat and tears went into this very DIY release. Massive thanks to Suitcase Records and GenR8printing for the physical elements and some very cool extra bits plus we’ll have a new merch drop thanks to Hard Core Logo.”

01. Boogeyman
02. Vixen
03. Two Pacs
04. Toohrnbing
05. La Mia Memoria Nera
06. The Parade
07. Been Too Long
08. Buchinsky Part 2

The Howlin’ Rats are an amalgamation of sounds that you can’t quite put your finger, or in this case, ear on.

The Newcastle, Australia based musical trio began on All Hallows Eve 2019, after no-one else turned up to an open mic night at Hiss & Crackle Records.

»Should Have Smelt A Rat« is the debut album from psychedelic swamp trio The Howlin’ Rats. 8 tracks that capture their diverse gumbo of influences and burgeoning sounds. Available now on Vinyl, CD & Tape via Hiss & Crackle Records.

Get your copy here:

Written by The Howlin’ Rats.
Recorded at Upperchuck Industries by Chuck Wise.
Produced by The Howlin’ Rats & Chuck Wise.
Mastered by Jason Fuller at Goatsound Studios.

The Howlin’ Rats are:
Harry – Harp, Bass, Keys, Vocals
Tom – Drums, Percussion
Mitchel – Guitars, Slide, Vocals

Bojan Bidovc // music enthusiast, promoter, misanthrop and sometimes a journalist as well

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