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What a night in Knoxville!

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The Heavies had too much fun working with Comedians Julie Scoggins and Josh Phillips at the Open Chord in Knoxville Friday night! Rock on folks see ya’ at the next one! Be sure and find these two comedians online and follow them – they are crazy!!!!

Heavies are joining the Comedy of Julie Scoggins!

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Knoxville fans! Friday August 24th, the Real Life Heavies will be performing following the crazy comedy of Julie Scoggins at the Open Chord on Kingston Pike! You don’t want to miss this show! You can find out mote about Julie at www.juliescoggins.com! Julie‚Äôs regularly heard on XM/Sirius Blue Collar Radio, as well as many syndicated […]

RLH is Gearing up for a Winter Tour!

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We’re excited to announce that we’ll be putting together a Winter tour for 2018-19 with details to be announced soon! This tour will be to support the anticipated release of our second record… Please stay tuned for more info as it becomes available!

LIVE! at Heavy Headquarters….

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The Heavies have started a weekly LIVE Facebook feed! Who the Hell knows what can happen?! Tune in every Wednesday night about 9pm!

New Video! Who’s Your Lion?

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Check out the new video for “Who’s Your Lion?” by the Real Life Heavies! A very cool experience putting this one together. We filmed it in a good friend’s basement with vintage motorcycles as a background and wore our unique LION MASKS! I gotta’ tell ya’ we were burning up in those masks…. very hot! […]

Jeff Lane interviewed by The Loafer Magazine – Brian Bishop

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Jeff Lane: The Interview

Real LifeHeavies opened for the “Kang” Unknown Hinson!

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The Real Life Heavies opened for the “Kang” of Country-Western Troubadours, the one and only Unknown Hinson! What a night in Bristol in front of a jam packed sweaty crowd at Holston River Brewery!

Mom! We’re out of White Rain!

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It was 1988 and my mom was yelling at me because if I didn’t hurry up we’d be late getting me to school on time. If I remember correctly I was blow drying my hair upside down and in shock that we were out of White Rain. I mean how could that industrial-sized can ever […]

RLH Music Video!

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Check out the brand new video for “Little Flyer” by the Real Life Heavies! This video was an awesome blend of actual 1975 8mm footage provided by the Real Life Heavies long-time friend and mentor Mike Tate who lead the project while in high school with co-producer Greg Alexander. This was all part of the […]

The Real Life Heavies do a cover of “16 Tons”!

Real Life Heavies play Tennessee Ernie Ford classic

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Check out the Heavies’ tribute to Tennessee Ernie Ford & songwriter Merle Travis in their cover of “Sixteen Tons”! In late 2015, the Heavies entered a contest to create a fresh new take on Tennessee Ernie Ford’s classic hit “Sixteen Tons” (written by Merle Travis) for the Birthplace of Country Music organization in Bristol, TN. […]