Rank #7 US Asheville, NC Alternative / Rock / Pop


  • Dee Wulf Guitar
  • J Lee Bass
  • Penelope Zing Vocals
  • Nickey Pete Drums
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Bio: The high energy power pop alt melody punk rock Asheville based band Pawtooth, led by vocalist Penelope Zing, is now releasing their second album and first full length LP, "Arcadian Playground" with a full CD release party to come this spring.

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“The local rockers played a stunning show at The Lab last weekend. Fronted by Penelope Zing, the band references some of the best of '80s and '90s regional rock, while bringing wholly original songs to the stage. Local indie-rockers Pawtooth (vocalist Penelope Zing, guitarist Dee Wulf, drummer Nicky Pete and bassist Justin Lee) recall, from their opening notes, Athens, Ga. circa mid-'80s (Pylon, R.E.M., early B-52s) or the North Carolina triangle region in the heyday of bands like Let's Active and The DBs. But all of these influences/forebearers are just hints and nods. And Pawtooth references plenty of contemporary acts, too — The Yeah Yeah Yeahs and PJ Harvey top that list if only for their strong female leads. Zing is equal parts glam and badass, delivering power pop vocals and snarling shouts at turns. At a recent show at The Lab (Lexington Avenue Brewery, Asheville, NC), the full band showed off a set-worth of original, high energy songs.”
—  Alli Marshall, A&E Editor, Sound Tracks, Mountain Xpress
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    Arcadian Playground Released on Dec 1, 2013


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