Johnny Evans - sax/harp
Johnny Bee - drums
MO Hollis - bass
Erik Gustafson - guitar
Tino Gross - vocals
The Howling Diablos rockin, funky, blues jam style is well known in Detroit, and everywhere they have toured, as a great live music experience. Since their formation in the 90’s they have toured with and opened for acts including George Clinton’s Parliament Funkadelic, Alice Cooper, Albert Collins, Ben Harper, Hank Williams Jr, NRBQ, Incubus and The James Gang as well as headlining their own shows.
Recordings include Beatnik Mambo(Teenage), Live(Top Dog) and Green Bottle(Overture). The Bass Brothers, now teamed with Eminem, produced the title track, “Green Bottle”, a local hit.
Good Rockin Tonight(Sire), an Ahmet Ertegun produced tribute to Sun Records, features the Diablos cut “Wine Spo Dee O Dee” with a guest appearance from Kid Rock. This record also spawned a film for the PBS series, “American Masters”, featuring a performance by the band.
The Diablos appeared on Fat Possum releases by Nathaniel Mayer and RL Burnside that were produced by Tino Gross. Their latest release is the critically acclaimed Car Wash(Alive).