Rhoades D'Ablo has been a mainstay in the underground, indie rock and alt. country scene for many years. From the psychobilly rumble of Mustang Lightning, to the goth-tinged rebellion of Rock City Morgue and DAX, the psychedelic musing of The Buddy LuvCult to the Texas Outlaw spirit of Rhoades D'Ablo and the Devil's Right Hand and Matt Begley and Bitter Whiskey, D'Ablo has lent his talents to many projects and bands.
Rhoades D'Ablo has either fronted, produced and/or played guitar with such artists as ExVoto, DAX, Rock City Morgue, Sabbath Crow, Buddy LuvCult, Festus, Trash Rockets, Mustang Lightning, Malice In Wonderland, Dead Language, earthlings?, Mark Allan Atwood, The Strange Faces, Saint Luke's Drifters, Kill City, The Gnarltones and countless other projects.
Rhoades D'Ablo has also recorded with and/or played onstage with members of Wilco, Whiskeytown, Queens of the Stone Age, earthlings, The Eagles of Death Metal, The Spores, The Bangles, The Dust Devils, The dbs, Dream Syndicate, Giant Sand, Sparks, Tex and the Horseheads, Kyuss, Great White, John Carabi, Cinderella, Tiffany, and White Zombie...........just to name a few.
D'Ablo has toured the US and Europe with Mustang Lightning, Rock City Morgue (with Sean Yseult from White Zombie), Matt Begley and Bitter Whiskey, Mark Allen Atwood, and his own band; Rhoades D'Ablo and the Devil's Right Hand.
In 2001 D'Ablo had the honor of playing and co-leading the music of Hedwig and the a Angry Inch for 12 sold out weeks in New Orleans, playing lead guitar and singing "The Long Grift". The theatrical performance won Best Musical and Best Lead Actor at the 2001 Big Easy Awards in New Orleans.
After releasing 2 solo records in 2004 and 2005, D'Ablo evacuated from New Orleans to Austin, where he recorded and toured with several Texas recording artists including Jeff Gallagher and the Renegade South, and recording guitar tracks for Don McBride's Red Dirt Rebellion.
In June of 2011, D'Ablo moved to Nashville and played guitar with Kara Clark for a short time before joining Chase Alan's new band. In September of 2012, Rhoades D'Ablo formed KILL CITY and the band is Global with over 100K plays of their 4 song web EP on www.com/numberonemusic.com/killcity. The band won Best New Band for 2013 at The Music City Mayhem Awards, just 6 months after forming.
2014 has found D'Ablo backing artists from American Idol runner-up Hunter Monroe, to Nashville indie artists Angel Mary and the Nashville Werewolves, to guest appearances with Bebe Buell and the Nashville Aces.
2015 to present: D'Ablo played and recorded with The Strange Faces, St. Luke's Drifters, The Kleavers, Los Swamp Monsters, Tiffany, Full Moon Disciples, Carl Ray Hopper and the East Coast Pleasure Seekers, Los Swamp Monsters and Jamaica Moon and the Black Sundays. As well as forming a digital music umbrella known as Bloozefighter Recordings.