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Love Hate

by The Stump Mutts

Released 2017
Dolphin Rage Records
Released 2017
Dolphin Rage Records
Love Hate is the fourth studio album from The Stump Mutts.
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All rock, ever changing, and all original music rooted in sounds they grew up with. You're likely to hear the shadows and echoes of wide ranging influences from Nirvana and Stone Temple Pilots, to the Stones and Lenny Kravitz, to Social Distortion and Husker Du. Neal's distinctive lyrics have been described as a haunting growl like a "an angel caught in an electrical storm." His vocals lay nicely over his soaring guitar tone. In contrast, …
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We Can All Relate

by The Stump Mutts

Released 2014
Dolphin Rage Records
Released 2014
Dolphin Rage Records
Hard-driving modern rock. The music builds upon an intense sonic energy for the listener, but manages to maintain enough restraint to calm the aural storm.
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Started in 2010 as an alternative rock and solo project by Asheville's Neal Ward, The Stump Mutts released its self-titled debut album in 2011 and its sophomore album titled "1,000 Words to Hold" in early 2013.

By mid-2013, Ward’s studio project evolved into a four-piece band with friends Derek Allen (guitar), John Lindsey (bass), and Patrick Wells (drums). The fusion of their collaboration resulted in a unique sound on the Asheville scene. The Stump Mutts stand apart with …
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1,000 Words to Hold

by The Stump Mutts

Released 2013
Dolphin Rage Records
Released 2013
Dolphin Rage Records
This nine-song album is a blend of high-energy heavy rock grooves loaded with melodic harmonies and catchy guitar riffs accompanied by a couple ballads that deliver a perfect balance to the albums listening experience.
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The Stump Mutts is a alternative rock project founded in 2010 by Neal Ward, who is the sole producer, singer, songwriter and instrumentalist for the band.

The band released its self-titled debut album in 2011, which is a collection of songs that Ward had written over a period of a few years and finally decided to record.

The Stump Mutts has completed its sophomore album titled “1,000 Words to Hold”. This nine-song album is a blend of high-energy …
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The Stump Mutts

by The Stump Mutts

Released 2011
Dolphin Rage Records
Released 2011
Dolphin Rage Records
The band's debut album is a familiar yet original rock sound with catchy guitar riffs and melodic vocal harmonies.
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The Stump Mutts is a North Carolina based rock band that creates original music with a familiar energy and emotion that immediately draws in their listeners.