Why hire us

So what makes our musicians so different? Not only do we have great players and singers, we play a WIDE variety of good music.  From the Classic Rock of Grand Funk and The Eagles to the Modern Rock of Collective Soul and The Pretty Reckless, the Power Pop of Blondie, Cheap Trick and The Sweet, and the funky sounds of artists such as Dr.John...we got you covered. We also play songs by Radiohead, Neil Young, Led Zeppelin, Queen, Sublime, Blink 182, Jimmy Eats World and Rihanna. A good time is guaranteed when you come to a Revenant show!
 

Rhythm Rap

Ch-Ch-Changes! 

I've been so busy that I haven't blogged in a LONG time...SO here goes: After leaving the Rhythm Junkies, I did a little market research to find out what local audiences liked and didn't like about local bands. I kept hearing the same three things - They're a good band but they play too loud. They're a good band, but they play the same stuff they were playing 3 years ago. They're a good band but I wish they played more variety.

This told me three very important things. Keep the volume at a more moderate level. If we can't hear the vocals, turn everything else DOWN. Audiences and venue employees will appreciate it. Change the set lists occasionally. It keeps it fresh both for the crowd and the band. And play a variety of genres. We've heard a lot of feedback from audiences on this one because we don't just play Classic Rock. Or Eighties Hair Metal. Or Country. Mixing a bit of everything together makes audiences happy.

Five years ago, I put this band together. Inside of a few months, I was the only original member left. There was a period of time where the band went through several guitarists, bassists and keyboard players. Now we have a good core of players with Angela, Barb, Floyd and Tom, and I'm a happy drummer!

I run things a little differently than most band "leaders". I see myself as more of a facilitator for adult musicians to make music together. Sometimes, that results in people thinking that because I am not a musical dictator, there's no direction or format. When they find that's not the case, they tend to leave and that's okay. Lack of honest communication doesn't work well with me. Excuses don't work too well. Musicians who can't make the cut leave and the band continues and thrives.

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  • Ty

    Ty Somersworth NH

    Grew up in Lakewood! Just sending a shoutout "You guy's can jam!" Nice job and KEEP ROCKI'N!!!!!:agree:

    Grew up in Lakewood! Just sending a shoutout "You guy's can jam!" Nice job and KEEP ROCKI'N!!!!!agree

  • Randall

    Randall Madison, WI

    I'm having trouble locating any records on this group The Image you say you were in that was signed to A&M records. I've perused that label's entire discography and that band isn't listed anywhere. Any tips? I know A&M kept good records, it's puzzling that that band is completely absent from their catalogue.:confused: Here's my response: First, I don't have any tips. I was a lot less business savvy than then I am now. I do know that all our stuff has been out of catalog for a long time. That's probably a good thing, because a lot of it would sound pretty dated now!

    I'm having trouble locating any records on this group The Image you say you were in that was signed to A&M records. I've perused that label's entire discography and that band isn't listed anywhere. Any tips? I know A&M kept good records, it's puzzling that that band is completely absent from their catalogue.confused

    Here's my response: First, I don't have any tips. I was a lot less
    business savvy than then I am now. I do know that all our stuff
    has been out of catalog for a long time. That's probably a good
    thing, because a lot of it would sound pretty dated now!

  • Spence

    Spence www.silvergirlproductions.com

    Awesome stuff Steve! :love:

    Awesome stuff Steve! love

  • Brian K

    Brian K St.Louis

    This is a great site. Love the music and the energy behind it.

    This is a great site. Love the music and the energy behind it.

  • John Brusseau

    John Brusseau johnrbrusseau.com

    I absolutely love Down the Road.

    I absolutely love Down the Road.

  • Mel Highsmith

    Mel Highsmith Liberty Hill, Texas

    My bad this is Skinny Leg, I did not put who I was on the last post. www.skinnylegproductions.com

    My bad this is Skinny Leg, I did not put who I was on the last post.
    www.skinnylegproductions.com

  • Mel Highsmith

    Mel Highsmith Liberty Hill, Texas

    :agree:Love the site Rhythm, the girl in the Youtube videos sings real nice--Love the theme to your site also-it has a warm flavor to it....I should have visited a long time ago...let give you guys a page on site...check it out I have changed some things, keep up the good work.

    agreeLove the site Rhythm, the girl in the Youtube videos sings real nice--Love the theme to your site also-it has a warm flavor to it....I should have visited a long time ago...let give you guys a page on site...check it out I have changed some things, keep up the good work.

  • Missing Jade

    Missing Jade Queensland Aust

    Hey guys great tunes, thanks for droping by our site. Take care.

    Hey guys great tunes, thanks for droping by our site. Take care.

  • Devon /imdevoni.com

    Devon /imdevoni.com Brooklyn, Ny

    you guys are great you remind me of the group band (Tower of power) I wish that i lived in you home town area i would be at every show because you guys would be rocking the house great music and musicianship, i cant seem to view any other sites on Bandzoogle but yours cause the music is so good your new fan Devon / imdevoni.com

    you guys are great you remind me of the group band (Tower of power)
    I wish that i lived in you home town area i would be at every show because you guys would be rocking the house

    great music and musicianship, i cant seem to view any other sites on Bandzoogle but yours cause the music is so good

    your new fan
    Devon / imdevoni.com

  • Dennis Downing

    Dennis Downing

    Thank's for taking the time out for answering "open mic on every corner".I have some of the same bad experience's with open mic but for me the good far outwayed the bad. thank's Dennis Downing

    Thank's for taking the time out for answering "open mic on every corner".I have some of the same bad experience's with open mic but for me the good far outwayed the bad. thank's Dennis Downing

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