Rock Band Cold December

 © Mike Savoi

© Mike Savoi

Cold December are rocking their way up to the top with their recent demo releases on myspace. With a mixture of melodies, powerful vocals and strong backing riffs, their music has a growing audience of followers, including major labels looking to sign them on. The band are currently working on their debut album to be released later in 2010 with a music video planned during the SXSW this coming March, the South by Southwest conferences and festival.

Interview with Cold December

Iain: How did the band start out?

Cold December: We started out when high school friends Andrew Stranack and Matt Reidt decided to make music together. Matt knew how to sing, Andrew knew how to play guitar so they traded talents and switched roles. Other member Brandon Hamblin came to the group through the website “Craigslist” Corey Gursley (guitar and friend of Matt’s) was introduced and invited to step up to the plate. Zak Eastyn, the newest member, completed the mix.

Iain: Are there any important milestones that helped you take your band to the next level?

Cold December: Yes, Getting hooked up with our manager Joe Gingerella was a great milestone. We knew his intentions were good for us and we knew where he could take us so we jumped at the chance to work with a music industry legend.

Iain: What has inspired you to get where you are?

Cold December: Fans! We love hearing what they have to say after every new song or when they hear us live! Other Bands are a huge inspiration to us. We have always dreamed to be in the spot of our influences and the music they put out and the words they give to us keeps us wanting to do better and push ourselves to go all the way! No stoppin us!

Iain: Any plans for a tour in Europe?

Cold December: There are always plans for new tours, as far as Europe, we are waiting to go as support for a big national act so we can do it right

Iain: What are your future projects?

Cold December: We got a lot of things coming up! With a spike in Label interest in the band we are in negotiations with two of the Top producers in the industry & Finishing the Debut Release album is top on our list of things to get done in 2010.

To find out more check out Cold December’s music on myspace : http://www.myspace.com/colddecember

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