Johnny Nitro and the Doorslammers
Johnny Nitro and the Doorslammers is San Francisco's leading blues rock band.
Led by Johnny Nitro, the group performs regularly at popular clubs around the
The group has two albums out,
Drinking Triples 'Till You're Seeing Double
Car Fixin' Blues.
In addition, Johnny Nitro is featured on a third album, the
San Francisco Blues Guitar Summit, Volume 3.
Mindy Giles and Stephen Green selected Johnny Nitro as one of the
subjects for their book Really the Blues. This collection of
photographs features many great blues artists at work. Pick up a copy
for your coffee table or recording studio. It's ISBN #0942627318,
and it's available from
Leslie Ann Knight of KKUP-FM 91.5 called the group "one of the
tightest blues bands in the Bay Area." Check out
Car Fixin' Blues
The group was nominated for the Outstanding Blues Club Band
award at the
19th Annual Bammies
hosted by BAM magazine. The award went to fellow bluesmeister
and his band. Tommy was a featured guest on the album
Car Fixin' Blues,
so at least the award was kept in the family.
And don't forget to check out
Sadie O's thoughts
on the matter!
If you'd like to see the band live, (definitely recommended,) a
is available on-line.