Hillside Gamblers

Who are all the members of your band, and what do they play?

Joey Moneyshot (Vocals)
Hex (Guitars)
Eddie Munster (Bass)
Zues De La Cruz (Drums)

When did the band get together, and how?

Band got together in August of 2010. We were introduced by a mutual friend and started jamming. We met Zeus through a local promoter in November 2010 and we have been together since.

How would you describe your music to someone?

Rockabilly Revival...You take a bit of Johnny Cash, a bit of The Stray Cats and a Bit of The Reverend Horton Heat... Mix it with a gallon of gasoline and you have us...

Who are some of the bands that influence your music?

Johnny Cash, The Stray Cats, Ray Charles, Howling Wolf, John Lee Hooker, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Hank Williams, The Paladins, The Blasters, Los Lobos, Social Distortion.... They are just to many to mention.

What is your most memorable gig so far?

We've had a lot of great gigs... But the most memorable has to be the show we played in Riverside California during our California tour. It was pretty insane. One of the best shows we've ever played.

Are you currently signed to any kind of label or management?

Right now we are independent. Doing everything ourselves. We are currently looking for management. A lot of things are happening and we are in need of help.  And of course... An offer from a label would be something that we would all take in consideration.

What other bands have your members been/are in?

Hex has been in quite a few bands in California The last band he was in The Southerners achieved a great deal of success during their time together. Eddie Munster has played with The Low Down Dirty Creeps and The Rockabilly Strangers. Zeus, has played drums for Metal bands around town.

What other local bands would you recommend people check out?

Hot Rod Boogie, Raw Deal, Fixed Idea, Radio La Chusma, The Royalty, RiboFlavin, Texas Roadkill, Brown Betty.... There are a lot of local bands we like. El Paso is filled with great local talent.

Where can people contact you to book you for shows?

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