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SUCKERSHOT / Bio

Suckershot Biography
Introduction :

From the smog - filled skyline of an automotive town just outside of Toronto come an Independent, All Original Hard Rock Powerhouse called Suckershot. Suckershot is not your average new millennium artist, these guys set the standard back to what rock n' roll used to be with their old school riffs, memorable hooks and well-crafted melodies. Suckershot has a ‘fist in your face’ approach to their music lending homage to ‘bare bones and bloody knuckles ‘ Rock and Roll. It's no surprise that Suckershot is making an impression on rock music fans , within the first few seconds of their ‘explosive live show’ you ‘ll find yourself to be a fan too.

History :

Singer/Songwriter Jay Abbott is the nerve center of Suckershot drawing inspiration from everyday life experiences. Matched by his partners, childhood friends Chad Wildman and Rob Finch are no strangers to laying down a foundation template.

Suckershot began from an Ad in a local music store joining Jay and Chad eternally at the hip. To balance the Suckershot ship as it rocked back and forth, Rob Finch and Jay Lovell was later added bringing harmony to complete the Hard Rock Powerhouse we see today.

Discography :

Suckershot - Demolition
An All Original, Independent full- length 10 song demo.

Suckershot – Gone Away to California to be Alone
An All Original, Independent professionally recorded 3-song E.P.

Videography :

Professional music video for the song ‘Gone Away’.
Produced by Suckershot and Trip and Dance Entertainment

Trip and Dance Entertainment
Directed by : Jay Lovell
Produced by : Garri –Lee Lovell

Radio and Publicity :

Suckershot Delivers a Knockout with Demolition :
Suckershot's breakout song from the album 'Demolition', according to fans, is ‘(Leave Me) Alone’ which was featured on Matt Diamonds' New Rock at Nine on 94.9FM The Rock. Soon after the Release of Demolition, Suckershot was invited to a Live On Air Interview/Acoustic Performance on Matt Diamonds' New Rock at Nine on 94.9FM The Rock.

- Independent Freelance

Barrie's Local and Loud Just Got Louder :
Local and Loud in Barrie just got louder with a dose of 'fist in the face' rock by automotive town rockers, Suckershot. Suckershots' latest release of the song 'Gone Away' from the E.P album 'Gone Away to California to be Alone' was featured on 95.7FM The Rock in Barrie. 'These guys know how to put the Rock in Rock and Roll'.

- Independent Freelance

Suckershot Goes Back To School :
Suckershot goes back to school in an exclusive Live On Air interview/acoustic performance for their friends at the university on 91.3FM/ 91X www.91X.FM

- Independent Freelance

Achievements and Awards :
The album ‘Demolition’ by Suckershot nominated in two categories by The Durham Region Music Society for Best Rock Group and Best Live Act 2005.

The Durham Region Music Society awards Suckershot the Best Rock Recording 2006 for the song ‘Gone Away’ from the album ‘Gone Away to California to be Alone’. Suckershot also secured another nomination by The Durham Region Music Society this year for Best Live act.

General Info

Band Members
Jason Abbott - Lead Vocals / Guitar and Keyboard, Rob Finch - Bass Guitar / Vocals, Chad Wildman - Drums / Vocals, Jay Lovell - Guitars / Vocals
Artist Name
SUCKERSHOT
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/Suckershot
Genres
Rock / Hard Rock / Metal

Contact Info

Location
Oshawa, ON, CA

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