With its mix of grungy guitars and slacker pop hooks, ‘Teenage Movie Soundtrack’, the debut album from Charleston, South Carolina trio HeyRocco, has the makings of being at the centerpiece of the current wave of 90s alt-rock revivalists. With comparisons to Weezer, Mudhoney, Pavement and Smashing Pumpkins, tracks like ‘Loser Denial’ and ‘Mom Jeans’ ooze confidence and coolness with a strong nostalgic vibe.
However as we found out, HeyRocco’s influences don’t start and end in the 1990s. In fact they go back much further. Take a read to find out 5 bands that influenced HeyRocco.
‘Teenage Movie Soundtrack’ by HeyRocco is released on 10th July on Vital Music Group.