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Cruelty Free

Cruelty Free

Indie / Hard Rock / Alternative Rock Rochester, NY  US
Spring Meets Summer
Spring Meets Summer
Alternate Lifestyle
Alternate Lifestyle
"Spring" Live on the Breakfast Buzz 98.9
"Spring" Live on the Breakfast Buzz 98.9
Looking Back
Looking Back


Cruelty Free short promo


  • Wed

    Jan 14

    Rochester, NY, US | 6:30pm


  • 2014

    Dec 31

    Geneva, NY, US | 7:00pm

    Celebrate NYE with Corey and Brian as we perform for the Thrive To Survive cancer organization which helps adults with cancer cover their expenses. Cool!

  • 2014

    Nov 29

    Spencerport, NY, US | 8:00pm

    acoustic with Brian -originals and covers

  • 2013

    Feb 9

    Old Bethpage, NY, US | 8:00am

    Cruelty Free w/ B.B. Gatz and The Leftovers. See you there!

  • 2012

    Dec 18

    Rochester, NY, US | 5:00pm

    Last-minute performance at Lovin' Cup tonight for the dinner crowd 6-8. Corey will be doing acoustic background type stuff; similiar to the RIT summer performances if you have ever been to one of those i.e. inst chet atkins, stevie wonder, steel string classical renditions, pop/rock and maybe acoustic cf tunes! etc.


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  • Ecologyngle (Artist)
    🎼 Drift 🎸 showcases awesome guitar and vocals Cruelty Free. Lots luv * Patricia
  • Deft Heart (Artist)
    Deft Heart
    Really dig your music! Would love to support you guys for a Rochester / Upstate NY show. Get in touch if you need an opener. Cheers!
  • ilVolodiColin (Artist)
    great job!!
  • Stiletto (Artist)
    Just the Two of Us! Haha that is so ready to be covered right now - wish I thought of it!
  • Chelsea lange (Artist)
    Chelsea lange
    Alright!!! I like the energy of your music, extreme fun!
  • Reed (Artist)
    Drift has a great groove. Love the voice :) nice chorus


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Sounds Like: Foo Fighters, Stone Temple Pilots, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Bill Withers, Sublime

Manager: info@crueltyfreemusic.com

Bio: Edgy-Alt-Rock-Pop with hooks that drop your guard and clever lyrics that stimulate your consciousness.

While living in Los Angeles, Corey Bates spent his time writing songs late nights in his truck at the Santa Monica Mountains. "I felt like I needed to be completely secluded and let the insp...See Full Bio

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