Even The Dogs

Even The Dogs

Mission Statement:
Purpose: To provide a positive musical alternative

Business: Playing cutting edge hard rock and metal music for people to listen to.

Value:Being an accessible role model for those who might feel they are lost or feel like they are a social outcast. Even The Dogs classifies their music as metal, though we are Christians and our songs revolve around not only our walk with Christ, but everyday events and issue being dealt with by the youth today.


Band Interests
Making awesome music you can't help but bang your head to!

Fight the Fade

Fight The Fade (stylized as FTF) is an American rock band from Shawnee, Oklahoma, formed in 2009. The band’s lineup consists of singer Zene Smith; guitarists Tyler Simpson and Bryan Conway; bassist Trevor Taylor and drummer Chris Robertson. They are known for their Christian rock music which incorporates other sounds such as alternative rock, hard rock, heavy metal and post-grunge. Respectively, Jason McPhail was the band’s original lead vocalist, and was replaced by Smith in 2011.
To date, Fight The Fade has released one studio album: American Missionary (2010), and a self-titled in early (2009). Fight The Fade also released a studio single on September 13, 2011 entitled “House Of Cards” which featured first time studio performances from Zene Smith and newly added rhythm guitarist Bryan Conway. The band is well known for their energetic live shows, performing 250+ concerts since their self-titled EP was released. They have given away more than 10,000 copies of the Fight The Fade and American Missionary combined. Fight The Fade has toured from the Midwest to the west coast and everywhere in between. They have played and toured with some of the biggest names in Christian music, Kutless, Thousand Foot Krutch, Mercy Me, Jars Of Clay, Disciple, Fireflight, The Letter Black, Brian “Head” Welch, Seventh Day Slumber, Sent by Ravens, and Children 18:3 to name a few.
Fight the Fade released the new album “What We Know” on May 11, 2012 featuring the songs “House of Cards” and “Tomorrow.”

Deadcore

Back in 2000 The band started out as young guys that didnt have a clue about playing instruments but all had the same LOVE for music. Half of them started a band called SEVEN that was into Slipknot, Static X, Dope, Mudvayne, Marilyn Manson, and American Head Charge. They Practice in an old church every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. It was here, out in the county for 2 years that they devoted their weekends to teaching themselves how to play cover songs like Sweet Dreams, Push it, Sugar, Wish, and Worlds Collide.

2002 the bands line up had changed as well as their music. Because of Life hardships at the time, they put their negativities into their original songs for more aggressive riffs, lots of double bass, and faster tempos. They changed their name to Bloodtripp and was without a singer. They continued to write thier own music and eventually recorded a cheap demo with a busted karoke machine on a 89 cent Hop n Sack cassette tape with panda bears on it. Armed with the panda tape they set out to find a singer. Originally they wanted a female singer and tried out a couple but had no success. Later on, a male vocalist was recruited and began writting lyrics.

2003 They changed their name to DEADCORE and had their first show at the RailHead in Lawton, OKlahoma. Still learning to play their instruments, the band continued to write their original songs and play in bars and outside parties.

Throughout 2004 to 2008 the guys devoted themselves to the band and had the Logo tattooed on themselves. During this time, they found a female vocalist and a keyboard/sampler to fill the open slots. Their main objective was to perform every show like it was their last and to leave a lasting impression on anybody and everybody.

2010 Deadcore found a second guitarist (Wes) to create a 7 piece monster. And in 2012 the co singer Josh had to part ways from Deadcore due to personal reasons. They have since found another singer named Scotty that is starting where josh left off. They have up the bar for themselves in music, stage performance, and a solid fan base from kids to adults. They have a loyal following that travels with them to far far away cities. Today they continue to destroy the stage where ever they go. For them it’s all about having fun, staying humble, and putting on a crazy ass show................. They still have the Panda Tape.

Hardie Avenue

To show the people that God is real and he is the best thing that can happen in your life !

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Even The Dogs with Fight the Fade, Deadcore, Hardie Avenue

Saturday, August 3 · Doors 6:00 PM / Show 7:30 PM at The Vanguard