Achilles Wheel Wins Sacramento Sammie!

Wed Apr 2019 | News, Press.

This year, more than 40,000 votes were cast in Sacramento News & Review’s Sacramento Area Music Awards, far exceeding participation the past four years. More than 250 artists were nominated in 29 categories in the 27th SAMMIES awards. Achilles Wheel went home with the award for the World Music category. Says SN&R: “Genres can’t really contain… Read more »

The Horse and the Wheel: The Magic is Real

Tue Jan 2018 | News, Press.

Thanks to Tyler Blue of Nevada City’s Crazy Horse for this inspiring and creative review of a two-night show, December, 2017.

Awesome Reviews of AW – High Sierra Music Fest 2017

Thu Jul 2017 | News, Press.

Achilles Wheel was a fave among the many incredible artists at HSMF 2017 for these festival goers and journalists: and Tales from the Tent – High Sierra Music Festival 2017

Achilles Wheel Wins 2016 Band of the Year!

Tue Sep 2016 | News.

Congrats to Achilles Wheel for winning 2016 Band of the Year through 101.5 KTKE Tahoe Truckee radio. AW was up against some very fine bands: Coburn Station, Sneaky Creatures, Dead Winter Carpenters, Forget the Roses, Paul David & The Drivers, The Blues Monsters, Drop Theory, The Wrinkle, & Carolyn Wonderland were all in the mix.  Thanks for… Read more »

Vote Achilles Wheel as Band of the Year

Wed Aug 2016 | News.

Vote Achilles Wheel as BAND OF THE YEAR! 101.5FM, Tahoe/Truckee’s great radio station, is hosting this contest and we need your help. You’ll have a chance between now and Tuesday, Sept 6 to vote: Please share this! (And don’t forget to come to our free show – on the beach – at Kings Beach Beach… Read more »

Online Journal Reviews Devil in the Yard

Wed Jun 2016 | News, Press.

  Another fabulous review of the new album, Devil in the Yard. Check it out on Deborah Grabien’s online journal of roots music called “No Depression” :

Latest Reviews from Europe

Fri May 2016 | News, Press.

From Swedish record company, Skivbolog: “Nevada City gang Achilles Wheel greatly impressed us with both the debut of 13 Hours (2013) and follow-up, Stone To Sand (2014) . Now, thirteen new songs on the new Devil in the Yard, and I think it’s at least as good as before. Roots rock with country vibes, Americana with smart… Read more »

Devil in the Yard reviewed on Grateful Web

Fri Mar 2016 | News, Press.

The new Achilles Wheel CD, “Devil in the Yard,” is out March 19. You’ll be sure to want to read this fabulous review of the band’s third album by Dylan Muhlberg: And we’ll see you at the Miners Foundry, Nevada City on March 19 for the CD release party!  

AW Earns Live Music Award

Fri Nov 2015 | News, Press.

Congrats to Achilles Wheel! The Nevada City Chamber of Commerce has awarded the band with the 2015 Live Music Award. Members of the band will be presented with the award at a celebration in January.

Update on NEW Achilles Wheel CD

Tue Aug 2015 | News.

The band has had such a busy and successful summer, it has left little time for recording! But they are anxious to record their new music. Expect a new CD out before the end of the year.

AW Review Featured on Grateful Web

Fri Jul 2015 | News, Press.

Follow the link below for the published article on a recent AW show in Marin County:

AW Reviewed by Germany’s Good Times Magazine

Tue Dec 2014 | News, Press.

“Even more colorful, more quirky and much more interesting is Achilles Wheel’s 2nd album Stones To Sand. Of course they are foster children of the Grateful Dead, but what makes them unique is the laid back nonchalance and how they perform their songs!  Ideas, played in just seconds by other bands, are celebrated over the… Read more »

Achilles Wheel – News From Europe

Mon Nov 2014 | News, Press.

Achilles Wheel’s latest album, Stones to Sand, is the “Album of the Week” on Sweden’s music website, Hemifran. For the reviews: