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Sounds Like: The Black Crowes, Van Halen, The Doobie Brothers
Bio: Hailing from Battle Creek, Michigan, 8 Foot Grimiss is a high powered, high energy act. Much praise regarding their live show can be attributed to their stripped down, gimmick-free, back to basics rock and roll. With a deeply blues based sound, the band showcases the raw power of lead guitar matc...See Full Bio
“n less than a year, 8 Foot Grimiss has written almost fifteen original songs, played shows on the east side of the state and has shared a stage with some big names in rock, including Great White, Taproot and Stephen Pearcy of Ratt. “The style in my personal opinion is 8 Foot Grimiss,” Schmitz said. “Go ahead and call it blues rock like it says in our profile but it’s one of those groups where people ask, ‘Who do you sound like?’ Well, we don’t (sound like anyone else). We all just enjoy playing music together.” The sound may be one of a kind, but that doesn’t mean the band isn’t influenced by other artists. He’s right about that. Skimming around the 8 Foot Grimiss Facebook page showcases the band’s vast musical abilities. A track like “Poison” is pure groove-laden Chicago Blues while a song such as “What Are We Fighting For” could have found its way onto an early Collective Soul album.”