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The Hungry Ears / Bio

Since reëmerging in the summer of 2012, THE HUNGRY EARS have quickly restablished a strong presence in the Bowling Green music scene, opening for acts such as Cage The Elephant, Morning Teleportation, Sleeper Agent, Turbo Fruits, Jeff The BrotherHood, Daniel Johnson, and Five Knives. Featured earlier this year on KET's Shaker Sessions, the 5-piece ensemble laid the groundwork for a signature genre colliding sound on there 7'' single ''Failure to Speak'', relesed on indie label Mooster Records (Chicago, IL). Now with a forthcoming follow up EP THE HUNGRY EARS are making a quantum leap towards a singular sonic universe. Citing influences such as R.A.T.M, Talking Heads, Beastie Boys, Sonic Youth, @ The Drive Inn, Devo, The Fun Boy 3 and Nine Inch Nails. their music draws from an organic live rock core while melding electronic elements and stirring vocals. The overall result is progressive yet warmly familiar, slating The Hungry Ears as one of the most intriguing bands to watch in 2014.

"The Hungry Ears! A ROCK AND ROLL EXPLOSION!" - Great Minds

“If a mix of surfer rock and Rage Against The Machine, combined with power jams and energy is what the doctor ordered, be sure to drop on by and hear the Ears.”
- David Downing, Skye Magazine

'' in the vein of At the Drive In with keyboards in space!" - Mooster Records

"We couldn't stop watching, we wanted to see what you guys were gonna do next"
- Drew Patrizi, What Made Milwaukee Famous

"Yo, this Hungry Ears shit kicks ass!" - Jordan Powell, Great Minds

"The Hungry Ears Sound Like "Black Flag Produced by Dr Dre... "Frank Zappa meet The Dead Kennedys" - Jason Punkneck, The Punknecks

"Their high energy show and all out stage assault make them a band like no other. Their music is hard, vital, danceable, and is performed with lots of energy. "
- Franne J, BG KY daily news, The Amplifyer

General Info

Band Members
J.D. Minor-Vox/Guitar Chris Minor-Bass/Vox Melissa Mikolajczyk-Vox/Keys James Thompson - Drums
Artist Name
The Hungry Ears
Home Page
Active Since
Rock / Modern New Wave Sexy Sci-Fi Grunge / Alternative

Contact Info

Bowling Green, KY

Similar Artists

  • Beastie Boys
  • Talking Heads
  • Dead Kennedys
  • Public Image Ltd
  • At The Drive In