Raised in the church choir and steeped in R&B and garage rock rumble, Nikki Hill is a spitfire with the soul-drenched voice of Etta James and the tattooed, beehived-hair aura of Cramps' guitarist Poison Ivy. The North Carolina-bred and New Orleans-based Hill is touring to support her latest album 'Heavy Hearts, Hard Fists'. Buoyed by her band's roaring boogie that's equal parts Staple Singers and AC/DC, the new album sees Nikki exude a self-assured swagger as her fiery rasp preaches the rock & roll gospel: late nights, hot licks, and intoxicating love. Nikki Hill and her band have been touring extensively with a no-filter energy, and explosive live show, and they deliver a sound that will make you believe in rock 'n' roll again! Nikki's unique voice-with raw rock and soul dynamics mixed with the strength, passion, and honesty of blues shouters of the past-steers the driving guitar and a tight rhythm section to create a breath of fresh air with their fast forward approach to American roots music.