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How the West Was Won: The Game & Schoolboy Q
battle of the bands
We will be opening, so make sure you get there early to come check us out.
Sounds Like: The Devil Wears Prada (Band), Parkway Drive, The Chariot, Miss May I, mychildren mybride
Bio: How The West Was Won is a Metal band based in Portland, Oregon. The founding band members came together in 2010 in Canby, Oregon where the band originated from. After having a few band member changes they found a group that fit and decided to name their outfit, How The West Was Won, in the Summe...See Full Bio
“Local metal band How the West Was Won may still be learning to crawl, but it’s come a long way from its early days jamming in a Canby garage. The five-man group’s first real single, “Oregon Throwdown,” just dropped on iTunes, and the band plans to release an EP later this year. Had you told frontman Jon Curtis just about nine months ago that this would be happening now, he wouldn’t have believed it. At the time, the outfit had yet to book a show and was on the verge of breaking up. “We had a point where we said, ‘We’re either going to do this, or we’re going to have to break up,’” Curtis said. How the West Was Won’s growing pains were far from unusual for a small-time band with bigger-time dreams. The band members live, work and go to school all over northern Oregon, so synching up schedules and scrounging up gas money for jam sessions is often a challenge. See full interview at: http://tylerjfrancke.com/2012/07/17/following-growing-for-local-metal-band/”