Billy StringsBilly Strings‘ bluegrass picking is East Nashville’s best-kept secret. Strings, also known as William Apostol, writes about his experiences living in the uninhabited American countryside on his new album, Turmoil & Tinfoil.
Claiming to infuse punk, heavy metal and psychedelia with bluegrass and Americana roots music, Billy Strings claims influence from alt-country artist Sturgill Simpson as much as heavy metal band Dead. Latin American flamenco accents, Jamaican influences and Celtic melodies are equally as significant on Strings’ latest.
Turmoil & Tinfoil‘s title track begins with a melodic build-up of psychedelic electronic effects, while a muted rocksteady guitar chimes in with sea shanty lyrics and melodies.

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