Newsflash: Empty Trail are Lost!

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Ah, Rick Lambert and his band Empty Trail are on the prowl again. And this is interesting, in a geeky and telepathic kind of way. Just a few short weeks ago I wondered whatever happened to this band I used to cover.

Yet here we are.

After the pretty sturdy Hollow Hearted of 2014 and the less juicy 2016 full-length Bare, they are now back in business. With their newest, yet decidedly very short EP Lost. And we all hope that the title is not meant literally.

True, the RMR deck crew wasn’t too thrilled with the last … [...] Click to raid more!

Empty Trail – Bare (2016) – Review

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The RMR crew very rarely issue a full review for an EP. There are exceptions of course, but those are few and far between. A feat that the US-based multi-instrumentalist Rick Lambert of Empty Trail pulled off with his earlier 2014 record Hollow Hearted. And deservedly so, rugged quality and all.

This, of course, kept us interested in more rocky delights from this specific neck of the woods. And – lo and behold – here we are with new material ready to be reviewed.

Now, all things evolve and so does Empty Trail.

It is only in 2016 that the … [...] Click to raid more!

Empty Trail – Hollow Hearted (2014) – Review

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Not sure what it is with the Lone Star State. The flag? Stetsons? The water? Or is it the Texan climate that seems to churn out musicians of a special kind?

Empty Trail reaches us from Austin, TX with their 2nd EP Hollow Hearted that was released back in 2014. 

Now, if I hear one-man band, EP and first EP used at the same time, I’ll start to worry. Then come start-up and such, and expectations are usually limited – teeth-grindingly limited. Heard it all before already.

Some of them bands are good. But often they range [...] Click to raid more!