Three Beachcomberland Bands That Should Be on Your Radar
THE HELVETICA EFFECT
Matt Cyrus (drums/piano/backing vocals), Will McLoone (bass/backing vocals), Rob Perez (vocals/guitar). Nominated for Best Rock Act at the 2011-12 Beachcomber Music Awards.
A hard rock trio with a catalog of powerfully raw original songs.
The Helvetica Effect’s core is based on emotional honesty. With each performance a storm is unleashed, and you walk away knowing that you just witnessed something pure, real and special.
Every band wants to leave a mark on their audience, but few manage to consistently wow like the Helvetica Effect. Whether they are playing a slew of cover songs at a club gig or blasting a 40-plus minute set of original songs, they find a way to not only meet your expectations, but surpass them.
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DOG SPANKIN’ MONKEYS
Josh Curry (drums), Justin Rogers (guitar), Benghazi Hall (bass/vocals), Doyle Autry (lead vocals). Nominated for Best Alternative Band at the 2008 Beachcomber Music Awards.
Dog Spankin’ Monkeys is one of those band names you can’t help but notice. They are primarily a reggae-infused band who play a fun mix of original songs and danceable covers.
DSM can take on just about any song, give it a little twist, and make it feel like it is their own. Simply nothing is off limits— from rock, soul and hip-hop to just about every other genre, DSM tackles it all with high energy.
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Bryan Chlebowski (lead vocals/guitar), Virgil Niblett (lead guitar), Chris Mcomas (bass), Victor Nudo (drums/backing vocals).
Alternating between chugging hard rock riffs, indie rock melodies, and pop rock ballads, Dismystic is out to conquer it all. With genre bending original songs and an extensive cover repertoire under their belt, Dismystic can rock out at any venue.
For fans of alterative rock or post-grunge, Dismystic’s LP Our Own Infinity will serve to answer your craving.
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