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HardLabor / Bio

HardLabor is a new rock band on the scene that is quickly pushing their music to new limits. A band that got accepted into a nationally known festival (BayFest - Mobile Bay Music Festival) upon their getting together as a group and was praised for their performance by Alabama's largest music festival. Their music is original, and full of energy & emotion. They have played at numerous community and charitable events. Also, a winner of 96.1FM "The Rocket" radio contest in 2008.HardLabor has currently been writing new songs for their arsenal and, after picking up a new drummer, and very recently a new bass player; they're ready to unleash their creativity onto the crowd once again. Mainstream and audience friendly, HardLabor is a great choice for any festival. If you’re interested in booking with HardLabor, please send an e-mail to: Booking@TeamRegulator.com


The bands performance can be explained as emotional and powerful. Kevin Patane gives it his all with heartfelt emotion on lead vocals and rhythm guitar. He enjoys singing any genre of music, from R&B to Country. Robert Miley has a vast knowledge of rock music, from classic to modern, and loves to be creative on lead guitar. The two were friends for many years before finding out that they both share the same passion of rock music and playing the guitar. Right at the turn of 2013, Hard Labor picks up a new bass player, Tom Daniels. Tom has been a very important part of the start of Hard Labor's come back. But after getting re-assigned to the Coast Guard Station in Jacksonville, Hard Labor has added an extra member to the band as Tom continues to add to various aspects to the music. So the next time you see Hard Labor around, please stop by to welcome James Ates to the Hard Labor team of friends, fans, and family.

Now that you know a little about the band, don't hesitate to stop by to say hello.
Whether it is around town at autograph signings, or before/after a show, they are always happy to talk to the fans, and hope to be able to meet each and every one of you.

HardLabor would like to give a special thanks to Gerald Kolb. Also to Ben Jimenez, Aaron, Corey, Bobby Seals, & Dustin for helping build a foundation to what we've become today. Thanks again to all of our family and friends for all of the support along the way. For all of the HardLabor fans out there, we appreciate all of the kind words and e-mails that we get after every show, it makes all the hard work worth while. THANKS. We would not be here without you.

General Info

Band Members
Kevin Patane - Vocals, Robert Miley - Guitar, Shannon Ammons - Drums, James Ates - Bass, Tom Daniels - Multi-Instrumentalist
Artist Name
Home Page
Rock / Pop / Alternative

Contact Info

Pensacola, FL

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