Featuring Members of the Blasters, The Cramps and Red Devils


“Dark Side of the Bay” Single Out Now

The new Doghouse Lords single is out now, it’s about the cost of a few smokes and just as bad for you, get it on iTunes and Amazon, and preview it on YouTube below:

Doghouse Lords To Release “Dark Side of the Bay” Single

The Doghouse Lords will be releasing a digital single of Dark Side of the Bay, a hard rocker about a man doing hard time in San Quentin prison. It will be available Oct. 21st on iTunes, Amazon.mp3 and all the major digital stores.

Dark Side of the Bay cover


Doghouse Lords in “Cry Now” Movie Promo

The Doghouse Lords – Javier Matos (Blue Shadows), Chopper Franklin (The Cramps, Nick Curran & the Lowlifes), John Bazz (The Blasters, Marc Ford) and Bill Bateman (The Blasters, Red Devils) perform .44 Gun in the Cinetico Productions film “Cry Now” (2014), written and directed by Alberto Barboza. Visit http://vincentandluzy.com for more info.

Nick Curran In Austin Hall of Fame

As many of you know Nick Curran passed away in October of 2012, and Chopper was the last bassist of Nick Curran & the Lowlifes. On March 12th, 2014 he was inducted into the Austin Music Hall of Fame, his mother Carol-Anne Labbe received the honors with a great acceptance speech, you can watch it HERE.

Nick certificate     25

“Vincent and Luzy” Film Now Titled “Cry Now”

Vincent and Luzy, the Alberto Barboza film the Doghouse Lords performed live in, and singer Javier Matos acted in, has undergone another name change. It is now titled Cry Now, and American Quarterly Journal says “Cry Now is Alberto Barboza’s deeply romantic, Chicano rockabilly ode to artistic practice set in Boyle Heights…”

You can see the 2014 teaser for it HERE, and you can see the Doghouse Lords’ John Bazz at 1:02, just don’t blink!

Doghouse Lords on the set of Vincent & Luzy


This Is How It All Began…

…. the second Doghouse Lords gig ever, April 4th 2009, “Georgia Chain Gang” at the Redwood Bar, downtown Los Angeles:

Doghouse Lords Video Page Is Up

Just uploaded is the new video, featuring live performances, fan videos, radio appearances and more. It also contains the self-produced video to “Walk Across Your Floor”, check them all out by clicking HERE.


NoFightin.com Article on Doghouse Lords

A while back NoFightin.com did a quick feature on the Doghouse Lords. No Fightin’ is the tribute site for the Red Devils, the Southern California blues outfit that, in addition to Doghouse Lords drummer Bill Bateman, featured Lester Butler, Paul Size, David Lee Bartel and Jonny Ray Bartel. Years later No Fightin’ is still going strong, click on the link to see the Doghouse Lords piece and browse the archives:

No Fightin Website

“Vincent & Luzy” Out in Fall 2013

In May of 2011 the Doghouse Lords performed “44 Gun” for the Cinetico Productions feature film “Vincent & Luzy”, directed by Alberto Barboza. After two years of limbo it is finally slated for a Fall 2013 release. Visit vincentandluzy.com for more info.

Doghouse Lords on the set of Vincent & Luzy


Welcome to the New DoghouseLords.com

… featuring better access and mobile capabilities. Check back often for news, live dates and release info.