Their second full length, and most recent, Swamp Rebel Machine, would go on to give the band their most success with nearly 5, copies sold since its release in , landing them a place on the Billboard Heatseekers charts for first week sales in November All humble, yet determined, Scattered Hamlet is aiming down the barrels and ready to pull the trigger on the monstrous career ahead of them. At the end of the day, we were still hungry and still wanted that same thing we were after the first time Jake, me and the early SH machine drove half way across the country to SXSW in Austin to announce to the music community that we were here. All wrapped up in a fine shotgun shell casing. All of that mixed with a rigorous touring schedule during the season has made Scattered Hamlet a top competitor in the underground rock scene. Scattered Hamlet was created to capture the essence of growing up in the country while still giving nods to the original outlaw countrymen of years past. These hillbilly boys know how to grab the bull by the horns, hold on for dear life, and ride that cow in to the ground. Honestly, that would piss him off most. Share Facebook Twitter Instagram 16 Jun Take a listen and you be the judge. Anyway, we demoed a few and they ran a complicated series of emotions: Plus, their latest release garnered heavy rotation on dozens of radio station across America and found placements on CMT, MTV and several other media outlets. The heartbeat of the honky tonk metal machine, Jake Delling Le Bas, was celebrating his 30th birthday and fell off a third story balcony….. To many others, they describe it as a mix between motorhead, molly hatchet, and clutch. The kind of brain injury soldiers get from IEDs. Later though, he did defy all odds and made it, but was in a coma with a traumatic brain injury. We had some great ideas pitched to us and some not so great ideas [laughs].