Neel Cole & Southern St.

Texas Grunge Band Out Of Austin, TX

Meshing the worlds of Rock, Grunge, Blues and Country, they created a "unique Texas Sound" as one Texas club owner put it. With wide open guitars, vivid vocal melodies, solid bass lines, and rhythmic percussion, they are surely able to take your soul away from all you worry about in this world...even if for just a moment. Stay Tuned!!!

Album details

Check out our newest release "Face The Day", a story about how we all go through struggles over any given day, and we go through them together!


Press / Reviews

Press review #1

"What I love about this band is that they write from a place of depth, and they craft their songs based on those intentions and feelings - they don't seem to sit down and say 'let's write a country song, let's write something blue-rock', the concept and moment comes first, which gives them purpose, and a quickly unique vibe that runs throughout [their music]." - Rebecca Cullen, Founder & Editor,

Press review #2

"While [Face The Day] is a high-powered guitar-driven track, the clever arrangement of instruments (including Cole’s voice) gives prominence to each element. It is not stunted in any way, but the simplicity of the melodic transition adds a robust beauty to the music. Gruff, but with a bold warmth, Cole’s vocals complement the moving guitars." -  Nicole Mendes, The

Press review #3

" 'Down In The Mud' is a top song and I enjoy the passion and message of fighting for the right thing right now...[it] sums up 2020 perfectly." - Llewelyn Screen,

Press review #4

"The guitars are sincere and the riffs captivating, the sounds used are real and intense. Even the voice interprets the folk melodies in the best possible way and you can convey a lot of emotion." - Edgar Allen Poets

Press photos

Live @ One-2-One, Austin TX, 2021

Live @ One-2-One, Austin TX, 2021

NCSS, circa 2021

NCSS, circa 2021

NCSS, circa 2020

NCSS, circa 2020