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Scott H. Biram

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  • Born: Lockhart, TX
  • Years Active: 2000s
  • Website: http://www.scottbiram.com/
  • Recent Activity: 08.28.15 RT @GlobalTexanChro: #Review @ScottHBiram Still Drunk Still Crazy Still Blue #Texas #ATX #Rock #Blues #Country #Punk http://t.co/9BMrmKb…
  • Scott H. Biram

  • Scott H. Biram

  • Scott H. Biram

  • Scott H. Biram

  • Scott H. Biram

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Biography All Music Guide

All Music Guide:

Scott H. Biram offers up a unique blend of "real" country, old-school acoustic blues, and punk, with influences ranging from Minor Threat and Slayer to Bill Monroe and Mississippi Fred McDowell. Biram is a one-man band, playing all his songs on a 1959 Gibson hollow body guitar and an amplified "stomp board," yet each song is unique, and Biram dishes out a rare sense of self-confidence and independence rivaled by the originators of outlaw country music themselves.

Describing his music as "the bastard child of punk, blues, country, hillbilly, bluegrass, chain gang, metal, and classic rock," Biram was born in Lockhart, TX and grew up in Prairie Lea (a small town of less than 250 residents) and San Marcos (a city of 50,000 not far from Austin). While in high school, Biram joined a local punk rock band called the Thangs, and did shows with them after moving on to college (Biram earned a degree in fine arts from Southwest Texas State University). As he developed a taste for roots music (in particular Lightnin' Hopkins and Doc Watson), he played with a pair of bluegrass bands during his college days, Scott Biram & the Salt Peter Boys and Bluegrass Drive-By.

In the late 1990s, Biram adopted his aggressive one-man-band performing style, and released his first album, This is Kingsbury?, in 2000 on his own KnuckleSandwich Records label. Another self-released album, Preachin' and Hollerin', appeared in 2002. In 2003, Biram was nearly killed when his truck was involved in a head-on collision with a semi on a Texas highway. While confined to his bed, Biram recorded an EP, Rehabilitation Blues, and less than two months after the accident, Biram played a legendary show at Austin's Continental Club, performing on-stage in a wheelchair with IVs still dangling from his arms. The Continental show defined Biram's relentless and rebellious image, and he hit the road hard, playing up to 200 dates a year and releasing records at a steady pace. Biram's 2004 album The Dirty Old One Man Band attracted the attention of "insurgent country" label Bloodshot Records, who released a revised edition of the disc in 2005. Since then, Biram has divided his time between his punishing road schedule and recording new music for Bloodshot, turning out four albums (Graveyard Shift, Something's Gone/Lost Forever, Bad Ingredients and Nothin' But Blood) and a pair of singles between 2006 and 2014.

Tour Dates All Dates Dates In My Area

Date Venue Location Tickets
11.10.15 Brighton Music Hall Boston, MA US
11.13.15 Wonder Bar Asbury Park, NJ US
11.14.15 Mercury Lounge New York, NY US
11.15.15 Mr. Smalls Recording Studio Pittsburgh, PA US

Activity

  • 08.28.15 RT @GlobalTexanChro: #Review @ScottHBiram Still Drunk Still Crazy Still Blue #Texas #ATX #Rock #Blues #Country #Punk http://t.co/9BMrmKb…
  • 08.28.15 RT @Brighton_Music: NEW SHOW: @JonnyTwoBags & @ScottHBiram w/ Jesse Dayton on November 10! Get tickets Friday at noon: http://t.co/2DJ95i3X…
  • 08.28.15 RT @RiotFest: CHICAGO. Just Announced. @JonnyTwoBags & @ScottHBiram 11.05.15 at @doubledoor. 17+ TIX ON SALE Friday at 10am. http://t.co/SC…
  • 08.28.15 RT @majesticdetroit: Coming this fall: @JonnyTwoBags + @ScottHBiram wsg @jessedayton! 11/6 at @MajesticCafeDET presented by: @BlackIrisDet …
  • 08.28.15 RT @NJTicketUpdate: On sale 8/28: @JonnyTwoBags, @ScottHBiram, @jessedayton at @WonderBarAP, Asbury Park http://t.co/K6cbZ7DMqG http://t.c…
  • 08.28.15 RT @BSHQ: .@ScottHBiram will hit the road with @JonnyTwoBags of @SocialD1 in November! Get ya some! https://t.co/Arl8lifT4y http://t.co/gar…
  • 08.28.15 RT @Brighton_Music: ON SALE NOW: 11/10 @JonnyTwoBags & @ScottHBiram 11/11 @thetoadies 12/1 @Volumesband & @Northlane Tix: http://t.co…
  • 08.28.15 RT @MrSmallsTheatre: ON SALE NOW! @JonnyTwoBags / @ScottHBiram with @jessedayton on 11/15! Tickets: http://t.co/RoJpKhTSMt http://t.co/8VJ9…
  • 08.28.15 RT @doubledoor: ON SALE NOW! Thu, Nov 5th @RiotFest presents @JonnyTwoBags & @ScottHBiram w/ @JesseDayton! (17+) Find Tix »http://t.co/w9sp…
  • 08.28.15 RT @worldcafelive: ~ON SALE NOW~ @JonnyTwoBags & @ScottHBiram w. @jessedayton // November 9th Tickets & Info: http://t.co/EFGlvz9Ks4 http:/…
  • 08.28.15 RT @thegrogshop: Sat. 11/7 - @JonnyTwoBags @ScottHBiram @jessedayton Tix here: http://t.co/sylNpKgZqn RT to win a pair! #FREETIXFRIDAY http…
  • 08.13.15 Just posted a photo https://t.co/T8Awj7rc2U