Take The Name
A band with metalcore riffs and hardcore breakdowns. Clean and heavy vocals with a message worth listening to. (Daniel Garcia)
myspace.com/takethename

High Flight Society
This band has an alternative rock sound with some pop influence. Could be described as Red mixed with some Further Seems Forever. (DG)
highflightsociety.net

The Wiitala Brothers
It’s like listening to newer Red Hot Chili Peppers. Smooth guitar strumming with steady tempo drumming. (DG)
thewiitalabrothers.com

86after
Screaming and singing vocals with alternative/metalcore guitars. Hints of keyboard brings a The Devil Wears Prada feel to it.  (DG)
myspace.com/86after

Shadows Of Paragon
Intense fast drumming with a scary black/death metal sound. A lot of high and low end screaming mixed together.  (DG)
shadowsofparagon.com

Goldmill
Old-school hardcore with chorus singing. Plenty of circle-pit drumming and some hardcore chants.  (DG)
myspace.com/goldmillhc

The Wannabe Hasbeens
Very catchy radio-rock. Choruses are easy to sing and the guitar riffs are simple yet cool sounding.  (DG)
myspace.com/WBHB

After Edmund
A band that loves to play with experimental sounds. They have a rock/pop backbone but their sound can go from Coldplay to MuteMath to Franz Ferdinand. (DG)
afteredmund.com

Die Among Heroes
Sweet melodic metal and creativity with their sound. Singing vocals at times don’t stand out well.  (DG)
myspace.com/dieamongheroes

I Am Empire
Catchy emo/alternative/rock tracks. Majority of vocals are clean and easy to sing along with.  (DG)
myspace.com/iamempire

Holy Fiction
Relaxed and chilled acoustic guitar melodies with poetry lyrics. (DG)
myspace.com/holyfiction

Somerset West
Up beat alternative/rock with an indie feel to it. (DG)
myspace.com/somersetwest

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