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The Man Made Band's style of music is a mixture of new and old country, bluegrass, blues, southern gospel, and southern rock music. "The mix is not something we ever did on purpose" says Jason Blankenship "Man Made's lead singer". "We have all grown up playing music, and all of us in different styles, so the combination of all of our strong suits has grown into the sound that makes us who we are as a band. "When Man Made started out we all just clicked. We were not trying to fit into any specific genre. I guess if you have to label it we are a Southern Country Rock Band. " says Blankenship.
The Man Made Band consists of five members, Jason Blankenship on lead vocals and guitar, Casey Camp on lead guitar and vocals, Brian Abson on drums and vocals, Bradd Poole on lead guitar and vocals, and most recently added member James Embrey on bass. Jason Blankenship grew up in a family full of music and learned to play and sing country and bluegrass from his father Earl Blankenship. Casey Camp is a self taught guitarist and singer with influences from Elvis to the Black Crowes. Brian Abson grew up in church and was even as a child beating on pillows and laundry baskets to the tunes of southern gospel. Bradd Poole is also a self taught guitarist who started playing in his early teens and lists influences from Duane Allman to Derek Trucks. James Embrey is a versatile bass player from Dallas, GA. with influences ranging from punk to classic rock, southern rock, and country, and the experience to back it up, James adds an interesting and lively feel to the already tight and rock solid ensemble. Man Made released its first original album "Starting With You" on November 5th of 2010. Since the release of this album one thing is for sure these guys are bound for stardom.
Today Man Made provides quality live music to many local venues. The word is spreading quick about Man Made. As good as they sound on the album they are even better live!