The Matadors

Lucifarian Gospel from St. Thomas, Ontario's own...

all shows recorded with permission from Hooch himself

The Kathedral - Toronto, On. - nov.27.06
creatures of the night...rock and roll freakshow...candy kiss...let's ride...sell your soul...black roses...cherry hill...freewheelin'... Halloween...hellbound train...the garden...cd2...grave diggers...teenage zombie sluts...zombies ate her brain...pink lincoln...pet cemetery...everybody loves my boner...doghouse...creeping demon...shake...black widow - evil eye...psycho-ball & chain...bush party handjob...
Pretty good audience recording done personally. Great show where the Creepshow plays one track and The Matadors play the next. Like a battle of the bands. Slight glitch during Candy Kiss.

Hooch's Birthday - The Kathedral - nov.13.2009
hellride...let's ride...black roses...bad mojo...freewheelin'...devil's mistress...succubus...the evil eye...the devil taught me how... die...hellbound train...black widow...pink lincoln...if you're gonna bitch (I'm gonna drink)...that's how she died...teenage zombie sluts...walking dead...
Great audience recording with my mini-disc. Very clear vocals with instruments more in the background.

"The Night The Kathedral Died!"
The Kathedral - Toronto, Ont - jan.28.10
let's ride...black roses...bad mojo...freewheelin'...devil's mistress...hellhound...die...black widow...pink lincoln...walking dead...
Good audience recording with vocals up front in the mix. Last show of the Kathedral. It was a free show with lots of people in there...way too many were talking and not watching. Walking Dead cut really short as there was way too many people up on the stage...the band nearly got pushed off. 

The Rockpile - Etobicoke, Ont - jul.09.10
intro...rock'n'roll freakshow...hellride...let's ride...black roses...bad mojo...freewheelin'...devil's mistress...hellhound...die...black widow...pink lincoln...evil eye...succubus...the devil taught me how...that's how she died...bush party hand job...
Good audience recording. Not too many made it out to enjoy this show.

"The Atria" - The Dirty Dirty 'Swha, Ont - Oct.29.10
let's ride...black roses...bad mojo...freewheelin'...devil's mistress...hellhound...
hellbound train...black widow...9 shots of bourbon...
succubus...the devil taught me how...pink lincoln...the evil eye...die...that's how she died...teenage zombie sluts...bush party hand job...

Nice sound throughout the recording. Clean vocals with instruments more in the background.

"The Atria" - The Dirty Dirty 'Swha, Ont - feb.11.11
rock'n'roll freakshow...let's ride...black roses...little bit of alcohol...freewheelin'...devil's mistress...hellhound...pyro-a-go-go...die... black widow...demon riders...buzzin'...drunk and drivin'...the evil eye...pink lincoln...that's how she died...teenage zombie sluts... burning desire...bush party hand job...
Lots of audience chatter...band overloaded the speakers from time to time but still a decent recording.

"The Bovine" - Toronto, Ont - apr.01.11
 
let's ride...black roses...bad mojo...freewheelin'...devil's mistress...die...black widow...pink lincoln...the evil eye...drunk and drivin'...
hellhound...succubus...the devil taught me how...that's how she died...burning desire...teenage zombie sluts...
Decent sound but some crowd noise. I can hear the same people talking the entire show long. Shut up and let everyone around you enjoy the show.

"The Dakota" - Toronto, Ont - aug.20.11
let's ride...black roses...bad mojo...freewheelin'...devil's mistress...hellhound...die...black widow...demon riders...hellbound train...
9 shots of bourbon...drunk and drivin'...the evil eye...pink lincoln...succubus...the devil taught me how...teenage zombie sluts...that's how she died...walking dead...
Good sound with some crowd noise.

"Hard Luck Bar" - Toronto, Ont - Feb.18.12 (2cd)
demon riders...let's ride...black roses...if you're gonna bitch (I'm gonna drink)...little bit of alcohol...freewheelin'...devil's mistress... hellhound...sissorfight...black widow...hellbound train...9 shots of bourbon...drunk drivin'...the evil eye...pink lincoln...succubus...the devil taught me how...that's how she died...cd2...I lied...walking dead...teenage zombie sluts...bush party hand job...
Good sound but A LOT of audience chatter. I have said it before...why do people go to shows and then talk the whole bloody time!! Finally got to hear Sissorfight live though!

"Hard Luck Bar" - Toronto. Ont - jun.16.12 (2cd)
Rock'n'Roll Freakshow...demon riders...let's ride...black roses...if you're gonna bitch (I'm gonna drink)...bad mojo...freewheelin'... devil's mistress...hellhound...black widow...sissorfight...9 shots of bourbon...drunk drivin'...little bit of alcohol...pink lincoln...the evil eye...pyro-a-go-go...succubus...the devil taught me how...that's how she died...cd2...burning desire...last caress...teenage zombie sluts...bush party hand job...walking dead...
Good sound with some crowd noise.

"Hard Luck Bar" - Toronto. Ont - oct.26.12 (2cd)
demon riders...Let's Ride...black roses...bringer of light...if you're gonna bitch (I'm gonna drink)...devil's mistress...hellhound...black widow...9 shots of bourbon...I love you when you're dead...devil's elbow bridge...the evil eye...pink lincoln...succubus (cut short due to a fight)...that's how she died...little bit of alcohol...teenage zombie sluts...walking dead...???...last caress...
Good sound with a lot of crowd noise. Some bass distortion a couple of times.

"The Atria" - Oshawa, Ont - mar.15.13
Rock'n'Roll Freakshow...Creeping Demon...Let's Ride...Bringer Of Light...Freewheelin'...Devil's Mistress...Hellhound...Die...Black Widow...shake your fornicatr...Ted Nugent covers...that's alright mama...smells like teen spirit...the evil eye...rock lobster...that's how she died...bush party hand job...
Good sound and a fair bit of crowd noise.

Hard Luck Bar - Toronto, Ont - mar.16.13
Rock'n'Roll Freakshow...Creeping Demon...Let's Ride...Bringer Of Light...Freewheelin'...Devil's Mistress...Hellhound...Devil's Elbow Bridge...Black Widow...Little Bit Of Alcohol...Drunk and Drivin'...The Evil Eye...instrumental...Pink Lincoln...Succubus...The Devil Taught Me How...That's How She Died...Burning Desire...covers...Walking Dead...Blue Jean Baby - Last Caress...Bush Party Hand Job...
Pretty good sound with a lot of audience noise. The band maxed out the speakers a few times starting around Little Bit Of Alcohol.

"Velvet Underground" - Toronto, Ont - aug.24.13
Rock'n'Roll Freakshow...Creeping Demon...Let's Ride...Freewheelin'...Devil's Mistress...Say You Love Satan...black widow... shake your fornicatr...that kind of love...that's how she died...walking dead...last caress...
Good sound with a fair bit of crowd noise. Short set as it was part of a festival

"Hard Luck Bar"- Toronto, Ont - oct.25.13
rock'n'roll freakshow...Creeping Demon...Let's Ride...freewheelin'...devil's mistress...hellhound...say you love Satan...black widow...if you're gonna bitch (I'm gonna drink)...that kind of love...devil's elbow bridge...little bit of alcohol...drunk and drivin'...the evil eye... pink lincoln...succubus...that's how she died...walking dead...everyday is like sunday...teenage zombie sluts...last caress...
Good sound and a fair bit of crowd noise.

"Cherry Colas" Toronto, Ont - dec.14.13
let's ride...bringer of light...if you're gonna bitch (I'm gonna drink)...freewheelin'...devil's mistress...hellhound...say you love Satan... hnic...black widow...voodoo child...rock lobster...little bit of alcohol...walking dead...pink lincoln...devil's elbow bridge...sweet jane...
that's how she died...the evil eye...burning desire...blue jean baby...last caress...
Good sound with fair bit of crowd noise.

"Moustache Club" - Oshawa, Ont - mar.14.14
Baby Please Don't Go/Ride/Black Roses...Three Wolf Moon...If You're Gonna Bitch (I'm Gonna Drink)...The Bringer Of Light... Shake Your Fornicater...Hellhound...Say You Love Satan...They Came In The Night...Drunk and Drivin'...Black Widow...Succubus...
Fat Girl Roller Derby...Hooch...That's How She Died...Purple Rain...Hybrid Moments...Wave Of Mutilation...Burning Desire/Born To Run...Rock Lobster...

Very good sound with some crowd noise.

"Hard Luck Bar"- Toronto, Ont - apr.18.14
Say You Love Satan...The Evil Eye...Shake Your Fornicater...Fat Girl Roller Derby...Teenage Zombie Sluts...If You're Gonna Bitch (I'm Gonna Drink)...Hellhound...Die...Three Wolf Moon...Little Bit Of Alcohol...Hellbound Train...Black Widow...9 Shots Of Bourbon...Pink Lincoln...That Kind Of Love...That's How She Died...Born To Run...
Good sound but A LOT of audience chatter. The volume seems to fade in and out a bit during the recording for some reason.

"Moustache Club" - Oshawa, Ont - jun.28.14
Say You Love Satan...The Evil Eye...Shake Your Fornicater...Teenage Zombie Sluts...Fat Girl Roller Derby...Freewheelin'...Devil's Mistress...Hellhound...Pink Lincoln...They Came In The Night...Little Bit Of Alcohol...If You're Gonna Bitch (I'm Gonna Drink)...
Hellbound Train...Hooch...That's How She Died...Born To Run...
Great sound with some crowd noise. Very clean.

"Moustache Club" - Oshawa, Ont - dec.27.14
Say You Love Satan...The Evil Eye...Fat Girl Roller Derby...Teenage Zombie Sluts...If You're Gonna Bitch (I'm Gonna Drink)...
Shake Your Fornicater...Hellhound...Destroy...Little Bit Of Alcohol...Black Widow...Hellbound Train...Black Roses...Pink Lincoln...
They Came In The Night...Succubus...The Devil Taught Me How...That's How She Died...Burning Desire...Born To Run...
Great sound with some crowd noise. Could be the best Matadors audio I've captured.

The Prowl
Jen "Hellcat" Blackwood original lead singer of the Creepshow with Hooch and the Matadors.

"Hard Luck Bar" - Toronto. Ont - oct.26.12
???...???...Sell Your Soul...Betty Bones...City Of Angels...Cherry Hill...The Garden...Grave Mistake...Zombies Ate Her Brain... Doghouse...Shake...Now I've Found You...
Good sound with lots of crowd noise. Thanks again to Hooch.

 

if you think Hooch is great...check out this old bastard!!!

 

official releases

hellblazin'
Hellblazin'...My Undead Bride...I'll Dig The Hole...Devil's Elbow Bridge...Pyro-A-Go-Go...She Calls Out The Devil's Name...The Evil Eye...Bringer Of Light...We Are Legion...Let's Ride...(Hidden Track)...
excellent debut album...out of print I believe...hard to find but worth the search. Limited run of 1000

the devil's music
Devil's Mistress...The Evil Eye...Creeping Demon...Freewheelin'...Burning Desire... Hellhound...Pink Lincoln...Black Roses...Succubus...
excellent horrorbilly album.

Horrorbilly 9000
Rock'n'Roll Freakshow...Walking Dead...Demon riders...Hellride...Bad Mojo...Let's Ride...Black Widow...Teenage Zombie Sluts...Hellbound Train...Die...Destroy...Devil's Elbow Bridge...9 Shots Of Bourbon...
another great album. sit back and enjoy the ride.

Sweet Revenge
That's How She Died...Up All Night...A Little Bit Of Alcohol...Faith In Booze...That Kind Of Love...Buzzin'...I Love You When You're Dead...Drunk and Drivin'...The Devil Taught Me How...Bush Party Handjob...If You're Gonna Bitch (I'm Gonna Drink)...I Lied...
Leaning a bit more to rockabilly...I love this album!!

Scissorfight
Scissorfight...Walking Dead...
2 track test pressing 7" and number 58 of official release

Shake Your Fornicater
They Came In The Night...Shake Your Fornicater...Devil's Mistress (live)...
3 track cd ep. Hand numbered 42 of 216.

Say You Love Satan
Shake Your Fornicater...Three Wolf Moon...The Bringer Of Light...They Came In The Night...Scissorfight...Hooch...Phat Girl...Walking Dead...Robot VI...Say You Love Satan...Goodbye...Hybrid Moments...
pre-release. limited to 200...hand numbered copy #97. Bonus track only on this version.