If you like any combination of Saraya, Cinderella, Miranda Lambert, Molly Hatchet, Halestorm, Whiskey Myers, 4 Non Blondes, Lita Ford and Alice Cooper, then I have the artist for you. And if you have to google or youtube any of the artists mentioned, thank me later and you're welcome.
Her name is Kara Clark and she will kick your ass. Musically, that is. And maybe physically. I don't know.
I have known this for a long time, but it's really become apparent while writing this blog: I don't really like a genre of music as much as I like a style of music. It needs to have real instruments played by real people. It needs to be gritty, dirty, swampy; not too slick, not too polished.
There should be more of Kara Clark here. But in the interim, enjoy this from her 2013 self titled album:
You can purchase music, including her new EP at and hear new music at KaraClark.com.