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Bludgeon Muffin / Bio

Bludgeon Muffin is a 6 piece rock / reggae band from the Salt Lake City area. The primary influence for their sound is a diverse range of music from 90′s hip-hop to Bob Marley roots reggae. Then, all you have to do is add a little bit of Jimmy Hendrix, a pinch of Santana, and you are on the right track to the sound of Bludgeon Muffin. Meet the Band Members of Bludgeon Muffin. Bruce brings a colorful reggae sound to the mix for Bludgeon Muffin. Nick Snarr – (Ukulele) Nick mixes the traditional styles of reggae skank guitar with the island sounds of the ukulele. Formally from a band called the Umbells, Nick brings his own style to and has found a home with Bludgeon Muffin. Mike Bailey – (Drums) Mike is a drum instructor at a local college in Salt Lake City. With classic rock to influence him, Mike has mastered the sounds of reggae. He brings tothe Bludgeon Muffin table a scintillating, rockin’ reggae flavor. Rena Ripley – (Back Up/Lead Vocal) With Rena, this is where Bludgeon Muffin gets the mix of R&B, alternative rock, and island style reggae together. She has an extremely strong, yet smooth vocal. This means, she can warm up your heart and tear it apart in the same song. Dan Arellano – (Lead Guitar) Because of classic rock influences, Dan is a very strong lead guitarist. Alongside his love for reggae, he has mastered the sounds of artists like Santana and Jimmy Hendrix. Dan canfinish any song by adding his own free style licks to make it that much more tasty. Misi Touhuni – (Lead Vocal/Rhythm Guitar) Misi has been a singer / songwriter for 3 years. Since starting off as a solo artist, he decided it was time to reach out for a band. The band he found is called Bludgeon Muffin. Bludgeon Muffin is seeking what many other bands are seeking. That is, their goal is to create awe-inspiring music which creates emotions in people. Bludgeon Muffin wants their music music to become successful and to create influence, as long as that influence is positive. For more information on Bludgeon Muffin check out their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/BludgeonMuffin?fref=ts

Ultimate Musician Award - Awarded for being one of the most outstanding musicians on the BEAT100 Network. This is the highest and rarest music award given on BEAT100.

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Video Award Gold - Awarded for a high quality original video with good production values.

General Info

Band Members
Missi, Michael, Bruce, Nick and Dan
Artist Name
Bludgeon Muffin
Home Page
Reggae / Originals, Rock / Bob Marley, Sublime, Nirvana

Contact Info

Salt Lake City, UT

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