'Cali dudes deliver mellow skankin' grooves,' writes Rolling Stone
'Cali dudes deliver mellow skankin' grooves,' writes Rolling Stone

'Rolling Stone' Names the Dirty Heads 'Best Reggae Rockers' in 'Best New Bands 2010' Feature

​Huntington Beach five-piece the Dirty Heads, which hit the road as the supporting act for Sublime With Rome April 20, are featured on page 33 of the April 1 edition of Rolling Stone on newsstands today. 

The Dirty Heads are part of the five-page spread "Best New Bands 2010," where they are honored with "Best Reggae Rockers." 

Yeah, we know, the Orange County act has been around for about a decade. But it's RS. The publication hasn't won a hipster point since 1970 and reserved cover space this week for up-and-comer Jimi Hendrix.

Still, it's a magazine with more than a million readers and, shit, we find it pretty cool to read kind words in rock's one-time bible about a band profiled in the Weekly that streeted March 4. After the jump: Read excerpt--including quotes from our hometown heroes--from print-only RS article.
'Cali dudes deliver mellow skankin' grooves,' writes Rolling Stone
'Cali dudes deliver mellow skankin' grooves,' writes Rolling Stone

​"Cali surf bros who revive Sublime-style reggae rock, rapping and harmonizing on their April disc Any Port in a Storm," is all I could find at RollingStone.com.

But in the continually shrinking mag, the Dirty Heads co-frontmen Jared Watson and Dustin Bushnell are both quoted--about their drug and alcohol intake. 

"Despite the group's dubby, obviously THC-laced sound," writes RS Associate Editor Brian Hiatt," Bushnell claims to be the only band member who smokes pot: He wakes and bakes daily. But Watson begs to differ. 'Dustin is such a dick,' he says. 'I smoke weed--just not as much weed as Dustin. But I can drink a lot more than he can.'"     

Make sure to buy five copies for your mothers, boys. 

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