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Sledd / Bio

Sledd is a five piece, hard hitting, Heavy-Alternative, Album Orientated Rock Musical Group from San Diego, CA. The Band writes all of their own material and was founded in March 1995 by Lead Vocalist/Frontman Cary Rothman, Keyboardist/Vocalist Peter DeLuke Jr and Brother/Drummer Dino DeLuke. Sledd also features Lead Guitarist/Vocalist Keith Greenwood and Bassist/Vocalist Ronnie Hough. In October 2002, Sledd embarked on a U.S. West Coast Regional Tour with Co-national Headliners "The Bullet Boys and former Guns & Roses Guitarist "Gilby Clarke". Appearing as a Support Act, The fifteen night tour saw Sledd play and blow the lid off of ten different Cities. In April 2009 Sledd traveled up to Sacramento, CA. To " J " Street Studios .This plush Sacramento based Recording Studio is owned and operated by Tesla Bass Player Brian Wheat. The week long recording session resulted in an unreleased four song EP, October/November United States Tour with Tesla and an October 2009 release of Sledd's Third Album "Insane Laughter". Four of Producer Brian Wheat's Song Arrangements later appeared on the "Insane Laughter" CD. This Album also received National Airplay in several United States Cities. While touring the album, the Band had major success and performed in twenty different U.S.Cities. Sledd and Tesla drove a combined total of 14,500 Miles on the thirty five night National Tour. Sledd has also played or toured with such legendary HardRock Musical Groups as: Blue Oyster Cult, The Bullet Boys, Dokken, Filter, Great White, Jackyl, Kings X , LA Guns, Queensryche, Quiet Riot, Ratt, Skid Row, UFO, Vince Neil and Y&T. Sledd's Second Album "Crooked Smiles"(Unreleased) was produced by Great White Guitarist Mark Kendall.

Mark managed Sledd from 2001 - 2003. February 2003, saw the completion of the second Album. "Crooked Smiles" and was only weeks away from being Mastered and Released when tragedy struck Mark Kendall and the members of Great White. Due to the catastrophe in Rhode Island, Kendall and Sledd were unfortunately unable to resume and complete "Crooked Smiles". In January 2013, Mark Kendall and Sledd were reunited and Mark is currently working as a Consultant for the Band. In March 2000, Sledd joined Guitarist and Producer Al Pitrelli(Savatage, Alice Cooper, Trans Siberian Orchestra) for a week at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, CA. Pitrelli Produced, Overdubbed and Re-mixed four songs from the Sledd debut Album "Dopamine". The "Dopamine" CD sold over 5,000 copies. It was Engineered by Scott Exum and Produced by Sledd Keyboardist Peter DeLuke Jr. Sledd just released their fourth Album "Get Rich Quick Scheme". The Album was recorded at DML Studios in Wildomar, CA. GRQS was Co-produced by Sledd Keyboardist Peter DeLuke Jr. and Studio Engineer Don Lithgow . Lithgoww is an experienced Studio Engineer, Producer and Owner of DML Studios.Don has worked with the likes of Blink 182, Whole Hog, Unwritten Law, Finchand Ike Turner. "Get Rich Quick Scheme" was Mastered by Dave Donnelly at DNA Mastering Studios Woodland Hills, CA. Get Rich Quick Scheme" Graphics, Art and Album Design: Mike Conlin Memphis TN

General Info

Band Members
Cary Rothman vocals, Kevin Michael guitars, Dino DeLuke drums, Peter DeLuke keyboards, Ronnie Hough bass
Artist Name
Sledd
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/sleddweb
Active Since
01/95
Genres
Rock / Metal

Contact Info

Location
San Diego, CA
Manager
Mike Conlin

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