Antique Scream

Antique Scream

To see power trio Antique Scream on stage inevitably recalls images of Nirvana, with singer/guitarist/bassist Chris Rutledge shredding away passionately at his guitar, face always half obscured by a mop of blond hair, chin always covered in beard stubble. But musically, there are very few similarities, aside from the fact that Rutledge is a solid songwriter and a dexterous guitar player -- he focuses on infectious guitar hooks that recall ..60s psychedelic and garage grooves rather than mopey grunge dirges, and his lyrics are about love, not self-loathing.... more