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Eric McFadden Trio
Bio: Like protagonists from some epic western novel, the Eric McFadden Trio arrives on the contemporary music scene preceded by anxious rumors and curious anticipation. A veteran of celebrated underground bands including Liar, the Eric McFadden Experience, Alien Lovestock and IZM, Eric McFadden's sini...See Full Bio
“When Aria Entertainment teamed up San Franciso’s Vau de Vire Society with the Eric McFadden Trio and whole host of special guests at the DNA Lounge, they put on a pretty conclusive demonstration of the correct way to do burlesque. The Eric McFadden Trio, featuring James Whiton (Tom Waits) on bass and Paulo Baldi (Cake) on drums, is a monstrous power-trio. Eric’s music starts from a place of punked-up swampy blues with a twinge of gothic metal, but from there quickly starts to go all over the place. What unites the divergent styles is both a consistent heaviness and McFadden’s virtuoso guitar playing. McFadden plays guitar like someone who has nothing to prove until a moment, ever so often, when he decided to teach a master class in shredding for about 30 seconds a time...Whiton and his stand-up bass are especially impressive...he did a number of things with the stand-up bass that I’ve never seen anyone even attempt before... ”