“If I knew your story, I wouldn’t have to be here climbing the walls,” San Francisco-based rockers The Stone Foxes sing on “Eye for Love,” the lead track from this year’s release, Twelve Spells. The haunted, bluesy, garagey tracks seamlessly blend psychedelia with grit, which explains why the band was selected to open for The Black Keys. Their heavy, perfectly grungy cover of Slim Harpo’s “I’m a King Bee” warrants comparisons to that blues-rock duo, too, but — lest the blues parallels go too far, The Stone Foxes also tear through original song “I Killed Robert Johnson” (actually more tribute than denunciation of the infamous musician) on their 2010 sophomore album. The band performs at Asheville Music Hall Saturday, Nov. 14, at 9 p.m. Guthrie Brown & The Family Tree open. $7 advance/$10 at the door. ashevillemusichall.com. Photo by Joe D. Barham
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