Fueled by the fire to push the boundaries of modern rock music, SIDEWISE invokes the innermost raw emotions of their listeners, pushing and pulling at all ends of the acoustic spectrum while flowing seamlessly from polished and infatuating hooks to bone crushing riffs and heart pounding beats.
With an energetic and captivating live performance that is unmatched in the the midwest, this 5 piece powerhouse has successfully conquered over 600 captivating live performances since their formation in 2001. SIDEWISE has shared the stage with the likes of Slipknot, Hinder, Hatebreed, Anthrax, Taproot, Saving Abel, Fall Out Boy, Rob Zombie, Godsmack, Five Finger Death Punch, Sevendust, Shinedown, 36 CrazyFists, Powerman 5000, Flaw, Les Claypool, Unearth, As I Lay Dying, Bobaflex, Cold, Machine Head and Life of Agony.
In a completely self-sufficient fashion, SIDEWISE has released 3 full length albums and 2 DVD/EP's, which have won numerous regional rock awards. Their latest release, "CHAPTERS", dropped in February of 2012. SIDEWISE is continuing to reach new professional levels, welcoming any new opportunities on the horizon with an unparalleled passion and energetic enthusiasm. All signs are clearly pointing towards a prosperous 2012 for this dominating, up and coming band.