Queering Up Southern Rock with Thelma and the Sleaze
For today's episode, Izzy is joined by Lauren "LG" Gilbert, the brains behind the queer southern rock band Thelma and the Sleaze, to talk about recording a live EP at Muscle Shoals, her band's hometown touring documentary Kandyland, the But I'm a Cheerleader soundtrack, the importance of supporting local venues, and leaving Nashville for greener pastures.
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Known for their off-the-wall live energy and records that combine heavy rock and roll with old-school southern blues, Thelma and the Sleaze is an all-female queer southern rock band based out of Nashville, TN. The band is the brainchild of lead vocalist and guitarist Lauren "LG" Gilbert and they have released two highly acclaimed LPs, Somebody's Doin Somethin and Fuck, Marry, Kill. The band was also the subject of a Seth Graves documentary, Kandyland, where they embarked on a 29-day tour playing 31 shows entirely within the confines their home town of Nashville.
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