Michael Hornbuckle has been bringing blues and rock music to people for 2 decades. Homegrown in the Mile High City, as was his father, legendary bluesman Bobby Hornbuckle who had Michael backing him on drums at 13.
Started in 1996 by Jared Scott, Particle Son currently consists of Jared (guitars, programming) Sandi (keys) and Vex (vocals). We've shared the stage with many big names from the industry such as Wednesday 13, Prong, Powerman5000 (2x) 16volt, Psyclon 9 (2x) God Module (2x) SMP, and many others. We've shared comp cd's with major label acts such as Dimmu Borgir, Arch Enemy, and Divine Heresy (Dino of Fear Factory).
'Imagine if Bob Dylan could sing, was born 40 years later, and was fronting a hard hitting rock and roll band! One of Liverpool's finest!" (David Bash IPO Festival Organiser).
The band have been described as having a "Classic rock sound', but always with the emphasis on melody. Think of a cross between The Who and REM, with a dash of AC/DC and you won't be far wrong.
Tragic Earth is a 4-piece hard rock act who’s sound takes in elements of grunge, metal and stadium rock with big riffs and choruses, fused with floating vocal melodies and delivered with a blistering live show. The band believes in a message of hope and perseverance, dealing with problems faced in modern day society, using lyrics and emotion as an unlikely light in a familiar darkness common to many individuals.
The Bush League are a bright beacon of Blues today! Having been lucky enough to see them live and looking forward to again in July here in NYC, I can personally assure you these guys are truly a don't miss. They have been guests on my show a few times and not only are they superb musicians but perhaps more importantly wonderful people..
Silent Stranger is a Canadian band that emphasizes great songwriting, tight instrumentation and beautiful cascading harmonies. Originally formed in the mid-80's they've recently updated their material and sound. It has a timeless nature that melodic rock fans love to have in their collections! Available on ITunes.