8-Gauge / Bio

8-Gauge is a Rock Band that hails from the East side of Dallas, TX. Their blend of southern licks and modern rock riffs is what sets them apart from anything you may have heard. The mix from old school southern vocals and the rippin new music melodies is a haunting place you just can’t imagine.
8-Gauge plays high energy classic, modern, blues, southern rock, and country songs. All your favorites to their own originals!
8-Gauge released their 1st CD in April, 2012. The sound amplifies Texas best rock! It was produced and recorded at MoonDog Studio, and mastered and pressed at the famous Crystal Clear studio in Dallas, Tx.
8-Gauge is fronted by singer/songwriter, Scott Tharp, while Chris James is the bands lead guitarist and back up vocalist, joined by Matt Moore with his outlandish thumpin bass and his breeskee backup vocals, and John Moore with his unique modern style on drums.
8-Gauge appears all over DFW at the best live music venues such as: The House Of Blues, Poor David's Pub, The Prophet Bar/Deep Ellum, The River Club, Time Out Sports Bar, Monkeys Pub and Grub, East Texas Choppers, The Flying Pig, O’Rileys Bar, Strokers Ice House, Private Party’s and festivals throughout the Metroplex.
8-Gauge recently performed at the Dallas International Guitar Festival at Dallas Market Hall.
8-Gauge is planning the release of their 2nd CD. They are playing local clubs all around the Dallas Music scene. Find Them!! This Band is a "must see" live!!

General Info

Band Members
Scott Tharp, Chris James, Matthew Moore, Jon Moore
Artist Name
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Active Since
Rock / Southern rock

Contact Info

Rockwall, TX

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