Posts Tagged ‘band’

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Castle – 2014 – Under Siege

December 20, 2015

Band: Castle
Release: Under Siege
Release year: 2014
Home: San Francisco U.S.A.
Formed: 2009
Genre: Metal (Doom)
Record label: Van / Prosthetic

Local Connection: Guitarist Mat Davis (from Chatham-Kent, Wallaceburg) first made waves in the metal scene locally with his band M.A.D.(The mad) in the early nineties. M.A.D. released a few albums through Fringe records. Mat later moved to London Ontario & did well in the band Salmonblaster. He moved to San Francisco about eight years ago & is now having a good time with Castle.

Notes: The band is constantly on the road up & down California, touring the United States, Canada & Europe.

Tracks
1. Distant Attack
2. Be My Ghost
3. A Killing Pace
4. Pyramid Lake
5. Powersigns
6. Labyrinth of Death
7. Temple of the Lost
8. Evil Ways

Discography:
Castle – 2011 – In Witch Order (“Album of the Year” honors from Metal Hammer Norway)
Castle – 2012 – Backlands (Juno nominated)
Castle – 2014 – Under Siege

Links:
* iTunes download:
* website:
* Youtube:

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Melody Ramblers 2015 Reunion

November 16, 2015

 

Band: Melody Ramblers
Year: 2015
Genre: Country Cover Band
Home: Chatham-Kent

Members (L-R)
Rene Brosseau – Steel Guitar, Vocals
Dan St. Pierre – Lead Guitar
Mark Buckwheat – Vocals, Rhythm Guitar
Larry St. Pierre – Drums
Wendy Jenkins – Vocals, Rhythm Guitar
‘Gene’ Eugene Beaulieu – Bass, Vocals

Notes:
Who would have thought when Sherley St. Pierre and his wife Theresa formed a small country music band “The Melody Ramblers” in 1953, they started a country music tradition.
The Ramblers band officially retired December 31 1994, but in 2015, they did a reunion show made up of that final band member line up.

2015 – Reunion
Where: Knights of Columbus Hall, Tilbury
When: October 3rd, 2015
* Event also included the original ‘HOMEGROWN BAND’.

Original Members in 1953:
(From left to Right in above photo.)
Joe Barnier – Guitar
Marie Barnier – Vocals
Louella Barnier – Vocals
Francis Barnier – Drums
Ralph St. Pierre – Fiddle
Joe Demers – Pedal Steel
Rita Demers – Vocals
Theresa St. Pierre – Vocals
Sherley St. Pierre – Guitar

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Under The Covers cover band 2015

November 14, 2015

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Band: Under The Covers
Home: Chatham, Ontario, Canada
Year: 2015
Genre: Cover Band – Dance/rock/country

Members:
Vocals – Chela
Vocals – Marina
Percussion – Brandon
Drums – Todd
Bass – Chris
Lead Guitar – Alex
Rhythm Guitar – Martin

Performed recently at T-Bones & Jazzbah (Chatham), Sams Hotel (Wallaceburg).

Links:
* Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/UTCchatham

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Cold Kocked – 2015 – Band

November 14, 2015

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Band: Cold Kocked
Home: Ridgetown
Year: 2015
Genre: Rock/hiphop crossover

Notes: Cold Kocked is the combination of two local groups – Kage Productions & Fletcher Munson, mixing up the genres of Hip Hop and Alternative Rock.

Members:
Derek Johnston – Vocals/Acoustic Guitar
Mark Gander – Bass
Rob Manchester – Drums
Doug Eberle – Lead Guitar
Kage – Hip-Hop Vocals/Turn Tables/Producer
BossnG – Hip-Hop Vocals/Rythym Guitar

Links:
* http://www.coldkocked.com
* https://www.reverbnation.com/coldkocked/song/24651314-still-standing
* Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCY8EPlUYbYuKCWXLTMt9B7Q
* Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ColdKocked

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Stereobox 2015

September 20, 2015

Band: Stereobox
Home: Chatham-Kent Ontario
Genre: Rock/classic cover band
Year: 2015

Members:
Jordan Roy – Guitar/Vocals
Adam Kubica – Drums
Philip Smith – Bass/Vocals

Notes: What began as a two piece band a few years back, has merged into a full three piece with the addition of Philip (The Grave Misunderstanding, Geomance, Time Is A Hymn)

Covers sample:
Bob Segar, Black Keys, Mumford & Son, Kings of Leon, Moody Blues, Radio Head, Train, Our Lady Peace, Christina Perry, Foo Fighters, Walk On The Moon, Luminiers, Katy Perry, Rihanna
David Guetta, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Rolling Stones, and MANY more.

Links:
* https://www.facebook.com/Stereoboxck
* http://www.stereobox.ca/

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Friends Reunion Band 2015

September 18, 2015
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Friends Band 2015

Band: Friends
Year: 2015
Formed: Feb. 1974.
Home: Chatham-Kent
Genre: Covers (Rock,Jazz,Funk)
Contact: N/A

The very popular 70’s local band ‘Friends’ have recently reunited.

Send info & pics to email:
chatham_music_archive@hotmail.com

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Oddysey

September 6, 2015

Band: Oddysey
Year: 2014
Formed: 1987
Home: Chatham-Kent
Genre: Cover band of Classic rock, motown, oldies & some country.

Contact: None available.

* If you have info on this band, email it to: chatham_music_archive@hotmail.com

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