Category: Sulfur City

Nice I94 BAR review of SULFUR CITY “Talking Loud”

Hailing from Ontario, the band’s focal point is ex-truck driver and bartender Lori Paradis, a flame-haired vocal powerhouse and electric washboard player (!) whose voice will knock you flat at 20 paces. “Talking Loud” is an attention-getting debut record overflowing with blues-boogie and soul goodness. – I94 BAR REVIEW HERE


Where’s me washboard? A star is born. Fronted by electric washboard-toting powerhouse Lori Paradis, Ontario band Sulfur City have unleashed a speaker-shredding blues-rock tornado with Talking Loud, which sits beautifully with labelmates the Black Keys but also harbours an intoxicating, multi-hued diversity. Former truck driver Paradis towers throughout, evoking Joplin, Slick and even Patti Smith […]

SPILL premieres SULFUR CITY’S “War Going On”

“Joan Jett said, ‘Rock and roll is political, it is a meaningful way to express descent, stir up the status quo, stir up revolution and fight for human rights.’ The song ‘War Going On’ is just that, calling out the War on humanity that’s hidden in shiny, glittery advertisements telling us what we need: to […]

Interview with SULFUR CITY vocalist Lori Paradis

On stage with Sulfur City, the vocalist, whose style has drawn comparisons to that of such female rock luminaries as Patti Smith and Janis Joplin, is in her natural habitat leading her four male bandmates, clutching a microphone, belting out the band’s signature blues-rock sound while often brandishing an electric washboard aptly christened Woogie Board. […]

SULFUR CITY premieres “Ride With Me” via GLIDE MAGAZINE

On Sulfur City’s forthcoming studio album Talking Loud, which drops May 27th on Alive Naturalsound Records, the band can be found firing on all cylinders with their bluesy psychedelic rock that seems to have been transported straight from the 60′s and 70′s. Between the loose, funky organ, mind-bending guitars and drumming, and of course the […]