The band of the former Comet's-On-Fire frontman Ethan Miller has been here in Germany since their foundation in 2006, apart from a single concert in Münster two years ago and their appearance at the Herzberg Festival 2009, they haven't gone far beyond the status of a well-kept secret. That will definitely change with this concert album, which is also available as double vinyl. The material was recorded on the tour to present their album "Russian Wilds" in 2012 and "Live Rain" introduces Howlin' Rain as a group deeply rooted in the common genres of the seventies. Miller proves to be a gifted guitarist and great singer, who could have gone to school with Ian Gillan, Steve Marriott or David Byron. Isaiah Mitchell (guitar/accompanying vocals), who is also at home with the indie band Earthless, is not inferior to him and delivers hot guitar duels with him in front of the stable rhythm framework from the power workshop of Cyrus Comiskey (bass) and Raj Ojha (drums). More of them, also on German stages!
Top track: Dancers At The End Of Time