“Local Band Wins Battle - A local band came out on top ... The third annual Battle for North America competition was held Jan. 22 in Osprey ...Eleven bands competed for the top spot at the show ... Seek The Reason, based in North Port, won the contest. That day was Seek The Reason's first show ever performed outside of practice, according to the band, and the members captured the attention of the 75-plus people attending the show when the performed. As first-place winners, STR received a gift certificate to Sam Ash, a three-song recording session at a local studio, a professional photo shoot, and two radio spots with live interviews. Band members --all North Port High School graduates-- are EJ McCloud, drums/booking; Josh Coleman, lead guitar; Mike Fathaour, vocals/bass and Francesco Maceri, rhythm guitar/keyboard. Describing their sound as rock/post pop/punk, band members state, "We eat, breathe and live music. Music is our life, and we will stop t nothing to play." ...”
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