Heartless Bastards' fifth album, Restless Ones, comes out June 16. Courtney Chavanell/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Heartless Bastards On World Cafe

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Hear Erika Wennerstrom's powerful, emotive rock band perform songs from its latest album, Arrow.

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Heartless Bastards: Rousing Songs, Born On The Road

The band's fourth album is the product of a cross-country sojourn by singer Erika Wennerstrom.

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