Harris Grade is a Southern California rock band best known for their energetic live shows and tireless work ethic. The band launched their new self-released album, Lipstick Politics, with a CD release show on April 3 at the Troubadour in West Hollywood.
Harris Grade’s first studio EP, Hold on for Your Life, gained the attention of fans around the world and is currently distributed by Powerslave Records in Japan. Their music video for the album’s title track aired on MTV Japan and Space Shower TV in 2009.
Since the debut of Hold on for Your Life, Harris Grade continues to draw crowds at popular Southern California venues such as the Troubadour, Knitting Factory and House of Blues. The Lipstick Politics release show kicked off a series of shows at venues across the country to showcase the band’s new material and explosive live performance style.
Guitarists Caleb Healey and Alex Von Hollen formed Harris Grade in 2006. Later that year the two began collaborating with vocalist Robyn August, who ultimately joined the band, followed by Jason Friday and drummer Greg Fulleman in 2008.
Harris Grade recorded Lipstick Politics with producer Tomas Costanza in 2009 at Killingsworth Studios in Los Angeles. Harris Grade celebrated the release of their album, “Hold on for Your Life,” by performing to a full crowd at the El Rey Theater in Los Angeles. Since the debut, the band continues to draw crowds at popular Southern California venues such as the Troubadour, Knitting Factory and House of Blues.