Heavy Trash

Heavy Trash

As a kid growing up in Canada, MATT VERTA-RAY used to argue with his pals that Johnny Cash was cooler than Kiss. When he moved to New York, he put his theory into extreme practice by thumping the bass with Madder Rose and then creating a stabbing electric guitar style with Speedball Baby. When not perpetrating his sick brand of twang on stage, he can be found twirling the knobs in his NY Hed studio (where he has recorded such luminaries as Andre Williams, Robert Quine, and the Triple X-rated Rudy Ray Moore). With Jon Spencer he has finally achieved... more