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Time to Plug Local Bands!

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Brendan, Jun 9, 2001.

  1. Brendan

    Brendan Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Hey...I've been listening to these local boys (well, one town away, so close enough)...anyway, they are Hotboxed. They are hard rock/metalish. I dig them, and I think you might to!

    (NSFW link removed)

    Now, some of their stuff is ok, but I HIGHLY recomend "Without" and as a follow up, "Defiance" I'm sorry, but I really like these guys, and that they are local really kill me! So just go to their site, Click on sounds, and download those two, and some more if you like em! I admit they aren't the best, but hey, their cool!

    Also, go to CDnow.com, and think about getting The Dragonflies "Fashion of the Day" CD...they are also local, and are a kinda electric rock (somewhat like Orgy and Organic rock fused). They also are good...good enough to have a nationally released CD anyway. And they put on a helluva show. Gotta love the track "UFO"

    Just doing my part to perpetuate the locals! Iffin you got some guys you wanna plug, do so here!
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  2. i gotta give a plug to <a href="http://www.manmountainjr.com">Man Mountain Jr.</a>

    they are an incredible live band, extended jams that really rock. although their sound is too complex to fully describe here, this might give you an idea:
    1 drummer
    1 percussionist
    1 very creative freestyle rapper
    1 funky bassist/singer
    2 telecaster slingin' bluesy guitarists.

    their cover of "voodoo child" is intense, so is their version of "take five," but they have lots of originals that are really good too. i see them every chance i get at college in williamsburg VA (the bassist graduated from my school this year).

    if you live in VA, check these guys out.
  3. I like Mike O'Neil, I'm pretty sure they're local, I don't know how widespread they are though. They opened for Sloan at Frosh Week this year, I'd never heard of them, but they were really good. Good bassist too. To me they sound kind of like early Sloan, or maybe maybe early REM, just kind of upbeat, catchy, indie music.
  4. Brendan

    Brendan Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    They got a WWW?
  5. I looked, but I couldn't find one.
  6. brendan: no one can have a WWW (world wide web).. they can have a site on the WWW though.... :p

    anyway... no local band has published anything huge... yet!

    the compilation with my band on will publish soon, I´ll let you know...

    a great local band though, is <a href="http://www.freespeech.org/syrutripp">Sýrutripp</a>(Acido) :)
  7. Loucks


    Jun 10, 2001

    Check that link out if you have realplayer. Its a band named Colony's entire album. Its not released yet but they have a big chance to actually make it. Chicago Record Promoters said they have at least 6 Radio singles and told them to hold off releasing the album and tour more first.
  8. Time for MADCAP, one of my favoritest local punk bands, theyre playing at the warped tour, check it out!

  9. down here in dallas/fort worth we have Big Iron. they might remind you of pantera who is also i local band or was until they got big. we have Drowning Pool who is on Ozzfest. both DP and Big Iron have website (drowningpool.com and bigiron.com) there's resin who kicks ass. Tek 3 kick ass like you woudn't believe even though they only consist of a dj a lyricist and a guitarist. we have pornlab, who is like pantera too because phil anselmo is the lead singer. just go to the pantera web site, they all have side bands that are local. we have a band called resin and their are to many more to list. maybe i'll post more later.
  10. benjamintowle

    benjamintowle Guest

    Apr 3, 2001
    usa tewksbury mass
  11. Spank the Monkey from Lafayette, Louisiana. Great bass lines. www.spankweb.com I recommended checking out "Sweet Daisy" and "Insolence" off their first album. You can probably find em' on Napster. They play all over the Southeast. Gulf Shores, Lafayette, Houston.....
    Check em' out!!!!!!
  12. Death Cab for Cutie!


    A dreamy sort of indie rock.

    They're a really great band... I'm suprised they haven't hit mainstream.

    Also check out their lyrics... Ben Gibbard is a great song-writer.

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