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Rank #20 US Hampton, VA Rock / Classic rock, Southern rock


  • James Hoopes Guitar
  • James Lyons Vocals
  • Chris Jones Keyboard
  • Ian Lyons Bass
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Label: Hoopes Records

Bio: Fortress is a kick-ass rock band from Hampton, Virginia. Jimmy Lyons is the lead vocalist and energetic frontman of the group. Backup rythym guitar is also one of Jimmy's talents. Lead and rythym guitars are covered by James Hoopes. James and Jimmy have collaberated on various musical projects in... See Full Bio

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Twitter_icon_for_status: Posted a new song: "Because I Can" http://t.co/w2idGsPL8d #music


“Freedom, One of the best damn songs LM has heard in a long time! Fortress is one of the best classic rock bands Hampton Roads has to offer!”
— LM, Fortress
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buy Running After Fame now
Jul 19, 2013
now you can buy our new cd Runnig After Fame at cdbaby.com/cd/jameschoopes get y... [more]
Cds arrived
May 19, 2013
Our new cd is now available, we are currently working on a strategy to make them... [more]
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  • Mike Vinson - Americana (Artist) Mike Vinson - Americana
    Enjoyed listening to "Running After Fame" and "Freedom". You are a very talented group of artists and I wish you much success.
  • Rock of Ages (Artist) Rock of Ages
    Heard you here, became a fan and liked your Facebook. Follow us on @martzician to receive daily tweets of classic rock trivia! #RockTrivia
  • Eddie Ray Franks Jr (Artist) Eddie Ray Franks Jr
    Dropping by to show support and wish much success with your music. Have a great evening. Eddie Ray
    Great tunes guys, I may see you at the turtle, we play there all the time!!
  • bodysurf100 (Fan) bodysurf100
    Nice sound......
  • Debra Baisley (Fan) Debra Baisley
    AWESOME Rock Band!! We enjoy hearing Them every time We see Them play! For the Ultimate Rock Experience got see Fortress!! Guaranteed to please… Alan & Debbie Baisley ...
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Q: how can i get a cd from you fine band
A: CDs can be purchased at our cd baby store on our face book page or songs can be downloaded off of itunes

Asked by Joan Lorraine Lyons. Answered on Sat Aug 10 2013

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