Aqueous / Bio

Aqueous is a genre melting, funk-tastic groove/rock band known for bringing high energy shows night after night. Catchy songwriting, shredding guitars, tight infectious grooves, and spot on improvisation keep crowds dancing right from the first beat. The songs themselves are adventurous, smartly composed, inventive, exuberant; the jams and improv sections add immensely to the experience, as Aqueous heads off in directions heretofore unknown and previously unexplored. Like all great bands before them, Aqueous breathes as one organism when it is in full flight.

Their latest studio effort “Willy Is 40” has joined the ranks of their influences-turned-peers showcasing the band’s explosive musical prowess. The album captures Aqueous’ signature live intensity, while expertly displaying the band’s creative and concise song writing. Their live series releases “Live Nugs” have kept fans waiting for the newest installment of highlights from recent shows. The quartet has been touring heavily throughout the Northeast and Midwest, riding high on the momentum gained from playing multiple sets at moe.’s annual end of summer festival moe.down.

“While the members of Aqueous are all very young, these guys are definitely the real deal. My advice is to take the opportunity to see these guys now. You’ll want to be able to say, ‘I saw Aqueous way back when…’” – Ryan Bartosek, Jambands.com

Jambands.com on moedown XIII:
"Aqueous, a prog-rock Buffalo, NY outfit, took the Second Stage by storm as they delivered their particular brand of jamming to the moe.down crowd, which included a hysterical take on Coolio's 'Gangsta's Paradise.' As people woke up to the catchy melodies and destructive musicianship of Aqueous, it was evident that Saturday was going to be different, and in a great way."
- Rob Slater, jambands.com

The Buffalo News:
“...I have been following Aqueous for a few years now, and have watched the band evolve into a world-class prog/jam outfit - great playing and great songwriting, which is the whole package, really.”
- Jeff Miers, The Buffalo News

**AQ TOUR: www.aqueousband.com

General Info

Band Members
Mike Gantzer - Guitar/Vocals, Dave Loss - Guitar/Vocals/Keys, Evan McPhaden - Bass, Nick Sonricker - Drums
Artist Name
Home Page
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Rock / Groove

Contact Info

Buffalo, NY

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