The awesome blog It’s Psychedelic Baby interviews Vintage/Rockadrome label group Ultra members about the band and previous bands like Homer, Outcasts, etc. Here’s an excerpt, to read the entire interview follow the link below:
South Texas 70s rock and roll group ULTRA, featuring legendary guitarist Galen Niles (Outcasts, Homer), will reunite on September 4th at Floore’s Country Store in Helotes, Texas for the first time in over 30 years! Also appearing at this Texas Legacy Music Awards show will be other South Texas 60s groups like Bubble Puppy, plus members of Zakary Thaks, The Headstones, The Clique, The Outcasts and more. Galen Niles is a true South Texas guitar hero who’s responsible for teaching and inspiring a who’s who of Texas guitar players.
The complete late 70s recordings from ULTRA are still available via Rockadrome’s Vintage label and feature 16 classic foot-stomping Texas style twin guitar hard rock tracks in full glory! Don’t miss it! Get it here!
ULTRA – Ultra CD. Classic Texas-style, foot stomping, bad-ass hard rock and roll from one of the founders of the legendary Texas psych/rock group, HOMER. 16 explosive twin lead-guitar filled cuts all digitally-remastered from the mid-70’s master recordings! Guitarist Galen Niles tears up the fretboard! Return to the days of classic hard rock done the way it was meant to be!! Don’t miss it!! Some of these tracks were originally released on a very rare limited edition demo Lp (only 100 copies!) back in 1978! [Read more…]