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Dreamkiller

With a commercially viable sound that pairs catchy hard rock hooks with soulful vocal melodies, Dreamkiller are a four-piece rock band from Greensboro, NC. Fronted by actress/model/singer Christy Johnson, the band cites influences that include Joan Jett, Fiona Apple, Pink!, Deadlock, and Halestorm. Since being formed back in 2004, Dreamkiller have won a slew of awards, appeared on the Vans Warped Tour and had their music featured in several films. Check out this official music video for “Ragnarok.”

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These Curious Thoughts

With the success of the Black Keys having opened up new territory for unlikely rock duos, the stage would appear set for a band like These Curious Thoughts, a two-piece indie rock outfit consisting of Sean Dunlop and Jamie Radford. This unlikely duo is perhaps even more unlikely considering they originally met as pen pals and now collaborate with each other from different continents (Dunlop is in the USA and Radford in the UK). In contrast… Read More

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Psychopathic Daze

GSTV’s October Sonicbids Artist Showcase Winner

 

Guitar Shop TV would like to spotlight Psychopathic Daze, our October Sonicbids Artist Showcase Winners.

Psychopathic Daze are a full-tilt heavy metal outfit from Chicago, Illinois. The band combines a truly crunching guitar sound with grindcore vocals and hooky riffs. The band is well established on the local Windy City metal scene and has even garnered national attention, with their own station… Read More

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Trapdoor Social

Los Angeles rockers Trapdoor Social are a two-piece alt/indie outfit that’s comprised of Merritt Graves on vocals and keyboards and Skylar Funk on vocals, guitar and keyboards. The duo met in an Environmental Analysis program at Pomona College and it was in fact a concern for the environment that in part propelled them to form a band. The band’s efforts have been well-received and their recent six-song EP even features drum tracks provided by Read More

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Midnight Hour

Midnight Hour are an Orange County alt-rock combo with a driving, hook-laden sound that’s made them a local favorite in So Cal and even garnered them some airplay on LA’s influential KROQ-FM. The band recently released their debut album and have had songs placed on TV shows such as Ghost Whisperer, One Tree Hill, Army Wives, and Laguna Beach. Could Midnight Hour be LA’s latest breakout indie success? Form your own opinion by checking out this official video for “Modern Love.”

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Mighty Mongo

Mighty Mongo is a St. Petersburg, FL band with an unlikely sound that combines influences like No Doubt and Jimi Hendrix with elements of African highlife guitar, before processing them through a kind of surfer party-punk filter. The four-piece outfit was formed in 2009 and have grown an enormous local fanbase since then. They’ve also made appearances at the 2012 Vans Warped Tour and… Read More

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