Stop me if you've heard the story... By 8th grade, all I wanted was to be in a rock and roll band. Problem was, I was all thumbs on the guitar. But I had been singing for years, so after…Read more
Cool Press for the New Album!
"For fans of The Bottle Rockets, Delbert McClinton and Reverend Horton Heat, do not miss Salvation Road!"
– Vortex Magazine
“Gritty and full of passion, 'Salvation Road' hits hard and fast ”
— Oregon Music News
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“The lead off track ‘Live to Rock (Another Day)’ is... a hard driving, gloriously guitar crunching track, with lashings of harmonica - as most of these tracks are- where Layton growls 'give me three chords, I’ll tell you the true story'. The rest of the album gathers all the Deep South traits, confidently produced and classily played...”
— Americana UK
“Like a loaded gun, R&B in the wrong hands can be a dangerous weapon. But Rich Layton and his band Tough Town have things locked up tight and nailed down on their new album, Salvation Road... It’s a cool rockin’ collection of 11 songs delivered with confidence, clarity, and cleverness from a man who has mastered his craft...”