When it comes to Southern rock behemoths, Athens, Georgia's Widespread Panic are a big California Zinfandel compared to the Allmans' half-drunk case of Bud. Two powerful and expressive guitarists Jimmy Herring and bassist Dave Schools fuel a complex express train fronted by epically urgent singer John Bell. Widespread returned to the road this spring after a hiatus and thus probably have something to prove.
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