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The Avant Guardians

Rank #51 US San Diego, CA Rock / Nõuschę / Children's Music


Sounds Like: Queens Of The Stoneage, Frank Zappa, Ween, Captain Beefheart, Led Zeppelin Official

Label: B and S Records

Manager: Leo Miles Phillips

Bio: The AG’s origins lie in 1993 in Tallahassee, Florida. Founding members, drums - Mike Dobbs, vox/guitar/synthesis - Chris Hedge, vox/guitar/noise – Zac Dowell and bass - Jeff Warren had been classmates in high school and friends at Florida State University. Upon reuniting, Hedge and Dowell realiz... See Full Bio

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“Self-destructive behavior is just that. It provides no glory. Some of the upbeat tunes such as "Soothe the Savage Beast," "Epoxy Lips Now," and "Lucifer Sanus," venture into Avant rock. Songs such as "Comfy Pants" are about little dramas in life such as a birdhouse blowing down from a tree in the back yard. "Botox Betty" is a good old-fashioned beer drinking tune, while "Children of the Moon" is about the joy and wonder of being a parent. All and all the band tries to incorporate a musical style that best fits the lyrics and spirit of the song and tries to provide music that one can listen to, think about, enjoy, and, sometimes, even dance to.”
— Jaime Kragen, Krag's List
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    BEN LANGLOIS FRANKIE MAY (DJ Specific Breach - Intermission) Adrian Szozda (DJ Specific Breach - Intermission) The Avant Gaurdians (DJ Specific Breach - Intermission) CEO BAND (DJ Specific Breach - Intermission) The Crypto-Lux-Beadgame (Transitions into Summit Session I) The Rocker Shop All-Star Summit Session I (Transitions into Funkin' Wagnals) The Funkin’ Wagnals (Transitions into Summit Session II) The Rocker Shop All-Star Summit Session II Musicians Attending: Jeremy Dowell, Aj Szozda, Keith Roach, Pete man, Pat Kania, Rich Zapf, Michael Zimmerman, Michael Johnson, Leo Phillips, Christopher Hedge, Ben Langlois, Gene Crawford, Frank May, Ben Gates, Zac Dowell

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