Band on the Rise

SXSW has come and gone and we had a blast playing our two showcases at Guero’s and Maggie Mae’s in downtown Austin. We were on the bill with 20 or so bands and were the stand outs!

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Heart Beat EP Release

Relationships between men and women have always been intense and complicated. "Heart Beat" is a collection of rock ballads that deal with the hope, pain and anguish of unrequited love.

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Superior Tech Support

Playing over 100 gigs a year puts lots of stress, wear and tear on your instruments and equipment. This is especially true for me and I rely heavily on my tech support to help me sound great …

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Playing Guitar

Many people ask me why I play guitar all the time … since they always seem to see me with a guitar in my hands. And the answer is pretty simple … because I can!

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Heading into the Bubble

This weekend I will be heading into the Bubble Recording studio for two long days of tracking guitar and vocal parts for eight new killer songs we have in production.

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Guitar Driven Rock

We are a guitar driven rock ‘n roll band … which is an anomaly in today’s world of modern pop music. For this reason … music bloggers tend to want categorize us as a classic rock, vintage rock, and'/or southern rock band.

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Good and Bad

There's only two kinds of people in the world … good and bad … and we care deeply about that. We are a band with a social conscious and a fundamental belief that it is “cool to care” and having compassion for our fellow man is a core part of the human experience. #PeacethruMusic

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Are You Ready for Love?

Remember the thrill of meeting someone new and exciting?  Bet you didn't see it coming and never know where or when it may happen again. Love is a surprising thing ... are you ready ... are you ready for love?

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And so it begins ...

We are happy to share that our first EP is ready for download. We have called this collection And so it begins … as this is our maiden voyage and the first of many releases that we have planned.

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Torn Heart Released

We just released our newest hit single “Torn Heart” … a sad song about desperation and the consequences of taking matters into your own hands. What would you do if your back was against the wall and you couldn’t care for your family?

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Fellow Man Released

On November 9th we released our latest hit single “Fellow Man” … a rock anthem for our times and inspired by the fundamental belief that it is “cool to care” and that no one is beyond our capacity for understanding and support.

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Rooms with TVs

One of things we think is real important is to play out live in front of an audience. It is easy to spend time in the practice room, but there is nothing really like the process of getting a gig and then playing live for a club that is paying you to entertain their customers and keep the cash register ringing.

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Our First Release

"Don't Blame it on the Weed" is our debut release as a rock band on the rise. Explore blazing guitar riffs and the invigorating counter-culture vocals of our front-man Tommy Rebel … then sit back as the song hits a mind-melting high.

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Playing Live on Radio

So anytime you play live, there are certain logistics that have to be considered in order to deliver the best possible performance.  There are no second takes, edits, dubbing or recording tricks … essentially you are pretty naked… it's you, your instrument, and the audience.

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From Then to Now

Tommy Rebel and the Righteous have plowed a lot of ground over the past two years and by launching this blog, we felt that the best way to catch everyone up is to share our experience and interview with Wimberley Valley Radio last March.

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