Joe Strummer, the Jam and Billy Bragg are the names you most often see bandied about in comparison to East Coast power-punker Ted Leo. Those are not bad likenesses. He shares with the Jam a stripped-down and dirty power trio lineup that is occasionally augmented with keyboards and second guitar. Like Bragg, he often writes righteous, left-of-center lyrics, as did Strummer, with whom Leo shares a propensity... More >>>
Have your doubts that Ted Leo is cool? Sample "The Sons of Cain" off his new CD and find out.