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Rock Cover Band
Blues, Rock, and Punk are the most consistent sounds when it comes to Bad Fantasy’s constantly growing range of music. Bad Fantasy aims to elicit catharsis and unity thru their words and tonesBlues, Rock, and Punk are the most consistent sounds when it comes to Bad Fantasy’s constantly growing range of music. Bad Fantasy aims to elicit catharsis and unity thru their words and tones
Casting Shadows was formed in 2016 by vocalist Matthew Barnes, guitarist Chris Ornberg, and bassist Daniel Jackson, the group got together and began creating their solace. They soon took to the stage to share their words and music with others. Through relentless live performances, they honed their songwriting and live performance skills while building a rabid fan base. Casting Shadows progressed, developing their unique sound with second guitarist, Adam Bice, and drummer, Nick Gallagher. Over the years, the band has become one of the East Coast’s most sought out live acts.
D.B.W. (DEAD BY WEDNESDAY) is a international American 4 Piece heavy metal group from New Haven, CT. Established in 2006 by drummer Opus, (ex-Gargantua Soul & current U.S. touring drummer for David Ellefson of Megadeth & Altitudes & Attitude featuring Frank Bello of Anthrax). Out the box, they quickly caught the attention of Jamey Jasta (Hatebreed) who went on to release their debut through his label, Stillborn Records. They’ve released one EP, four full length recordings including their unique guest vocalist album “Darkest of Angels” (EMP Label Group). Their newest self-titled release is also on David Ellefson of Megadeth’s newly revamped Combat Records, a division of EMP. DBW gained a fierce loyal following through relentless years of touring supporting such artists as Shadows Fall, Flotsam & Jetsam, ICP, Raven, P.O.D., Jasta/Hatebreed, to name a few. They’ve played both the Warped Tour & the Mayhem Festival & in rotation on Sirius Liquid Metal radio, Music Choice, Havok TV, MTV2’s Headbanger’s Ball, The Music Network, also currently in Touch Tunes, & the video game Rockband. DBW understands the business, they’re easy to work with, professional, & will always put on a highly energetic live & very entertaining show.
Arena Rock/Power Metal
FirstBourne is a five piece arena rock/power metal band from Boston, MA, USA formed in 2016. The band is Keith Pittman on vocals, Mike Kerr on lead guitar, Ven Thangaraj on bass, Joe Bertola on drums and Nick Stamas on rhythm guitar. Specializing in captivating hooks and masterful musicianship, the band aims to revive the glory days of guitar oriented rock with a mix of current musical tastes and trends. The name FirstBourne reflects the fact that all members are the eldest children in their respective families. The band worked with Sony Brazil’s producer and guitarist Jimmy Oliveira to create their debut full length, Riot. Following the release of their debut album, FirstBourne teamed up with endorsers JOYO Pedals and Chaser Records and embarked on a tour through China. These first shows outside of the US were a success, beginning with Chaser Records’ Chaser Fest and ending in Zhuhai with over 2500 people in attendance. Most recent accomplishments of FirstBourne include playing on the 70000 Tons of Metal Cruise 2020, opening for Stryper, Michael Sweet, Bumblefoot, Marty Friedman, Immortal Guardian, Megadeth’s David Ellefson, and Last In Line (Dio members). FirstBourne weave memorable melodies together with heart-stirring chords to create a tapestry of sound sure to please rock and metal fans alike. Live, the band radiates joy and mighty power with every note. FirstBourne’s music has created close bonds with fans not only across the USA, but also in Brazil, China, Sweden, India, Greece, Germany, Hungary, Portugal, Canada and many other countries. Along the way, FirstBourne has won an awards at the International Portuguese Music Awards (IPMA) for Best Rock Performance in 2016 and the Hard Rock/Metal Act of the Year award at the 2018 New England Music Awards. FirstBourne performed live at the 2017 IPMA for televised worldwide audience. FirstBourne was also nominated for Best Rock Performance at the IPMAs in 2017 and 2018. And again in 2019, FirstBourne has been nominated for Best Rock Performance. FirstBourne’s 2nd album Pick Up The Torch was released May 2019 followed by a CD Release Tour. The album contains newly recorded tracks from the Riot album, 6 new songs and a cover of Yngwie Malmsteen’s Rising Force for a total of 15 tracks. The album was produced by Brazilian producer Jota Vox FirstBourne is back in the studio working on their 3rd album yet to be titled and planned to be released in 2021.
LifeDown is a rock/metal band formed in 2002 by drummer Randall Graves. Sharing the stage with many major label acts from Stone Sour, Overkill, Apocalyptica, Life of Agony, Flaw, and so many more to also sharing the stage with some of the best locals New England has to offer. We love what we do and love the bands we get to share the stages with!
Machine Mayhem is an American metal band from Central Massachusetts. Formed in 2018, the band quickly developed an aggressive, original sound with many influences such as thrash, groove, and doom metal to name a few. With a solidified lineup of: Joesph “Mayhem” Robichaud (vocals), Ryan “Machine Gun” Barbin (guitar/backing vocals), Brent “The Black Goat Of The Forest” Martino (guitar), Tim “The Butcher” Harrigan (bass), and Joe “Chippy” McPhee (drums), the band has been playing many shows in the New England area. Housing a non-stop drive, fierce live performance, and intense songs, Machine Gun Mayhem will ALWAYS strive to give fans a reason to listen.
Pop & Epic Style Word Music
‘Queen Chameleon’ Maria Di Cara is a Pop Vocalist, Producer, & Recording Artist based out of Los Angeles, CA. She has sung for Macy Gray, KSMHR, Korn, Guns N Roses, Kose Makeup, Dragon Ball-Z : Light of Hope, Sean Paul, Darius McCrary Vincent Herbert, Eric B, Broadway MD Dave Pepin of ‘Wicked’ & ‘Rent’, IMJD Music Head at Disney, & more.
Known for her tender & transportative interpretive singing, QC is 1 of Hollywoods best undiscovered vocal gems. Her inspirations are vocalists like Christina Aguilera, Lisa Gerrard, Aretha Franklin, & Emma Marrone. In addition to working as a singer, QC is a songwriter & audio engineer; she studied Opera in Florence Italy, under a past instructor of Bocelli’s, then completed her Musical Theater Degree in NYC, & finally studied Studio Production in Hollywood. QC’s outlandish Vocal Sample Libraries are on sounds.com a platform by Native Instruments, and she was featured in Music Connection Magazine revered by Grammy Winning Recording Engineer Barry Rudolph, for her haunting collection, ‘VOICES OF THE GODS’. Her latest release ‘VOICES OF VALHALLA’ features Nordic Vocal Samples in Swedish & Icelandic languages.
Upholding her alias ‘Queen Chameleon’ a nickname given by mentor Ronny S. Schiff; QC has sung in up to 16 languages, & delivers an honest, piercing passionate voice. Pop is her #1 favorite genre; be sure to check out her 2 Latest Singles on Spotify & All Major Platforms OUT NOW! “Riptide & “Legends Within”.
Symphonic Metal/Classic Rock Band
Renaissance Rock Orchestra’s music combines elements of classic rock, progressive metal and symphonic influences into a highly energetic and beautiful blend of powerful, spellbinding rock majesty. Recordings and concerts by this “Super Group” include performances by legendary rock artists such as Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees:
Also featuring amazing musicians such as:
RRO delivers melodic, technically brilliant, and dynamic music that takes you through time and space for a musical experience beyond mere imagination. With influences from bands such as Yes, Dream Theater, Symphony X and Trans-Siberian Orchestra, RRO has created a powerful symphonic-rock sound, combining elements from the classical, prog and metal elite — forging them into their own shimmering blade of sonic metal.
Hard Rock/ Goth/ Grunge
Ronnie Neuhauser is a composer/guitarist for the three original, progressive, electic fusion music projects, Fe Fi Fo, Nocheez Orchestra, and Styrocultural Antidote. Ronnie has released nearly 25 CDs and DVDs to date, written a rock opera, and currently working on a new rock opera and a number of new releases.
The Scattered is a band comprised of four members from Tolland County, Connecticut. They play a wide range of popular music from the 70s through the 2000s, including artists like Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, Maroon 5 and much more! In addition to cover songs, The Scattered is currently working on their debut EP of all original music.The Scattered is a band comprised of four members from Tolland County, Connecticut. They play a wide range of popular music from the 70s through the 2000s, including artists like Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, Maroon 5 and much more! In addition to cover songs, The Scattered is currently working on their debut EP of all original music.
“One of the few new real personalities in metal” — Sascha Paeth (Avantasia, Kamelot, Epica, Rhapsody)
A canvas of the most human of natures. Theatrical metal set in the Underworld.
The band’s sophomore album, “Emerald Seas,” is a highly emotional, dark, and theatrical epic and is out now via Frontiers Music Srl.
Indie Alternative Rock
Victim Or Victor is an indie alternative rock band from Eastern CT. Formed as a solo project in 2014 by frontwoman Stephanie Lussier, she made a name for herself playing open mics and local shows. Influenced by the songs of Motion City Soundtrack, Say Anything and Nirvana, the songs are a mix of indie pop, pop punk, emo and grunge.
Victim Or Victor released her first 5 track EP titled “Forever Now” in summer 2014 on bandcamp. It was recorded, mixed and mastered by Mackenzie Christensen and Michael Cookson.
In 2018 she began writing a full length with 11 tracks titled “Choices.” It was recorded in the spring of 2019 and then released in the summer of 2019 on physical CD as well as all music streaming platforms. “Choices” was recorded by Drew Cathcart and mastered by Mackenzie Christensen. Stephanie played all the instruments on the album. The vocals, rhythm guitar, lead guitar, bass, keys and percussion. She recruited local musicians and friends to record on a track, and those musicians became part of the live band for Victim Or Victor. These musicians were Danny Fleet on drums, Drew Cathcart on lead guitar and harmonies, and Daniel Jackson on bass guitar.
Now a four piece band, they began playing more venues all over Connecticut including The Oakdale Theatre for RAW Artists Arise Festival, The Cellar in Hamden, 33 Golden in New London, Strange Brew in Norwich, and Altones in Jewett City. Branching out to other states and venues, Victim Or Victor plans to keep playing to promote the album, “Choices,” but also write new music.