Dope and Soil

Genre: Rock, Metal
Similar to: Drowning Pool, Disturbed, Static-X

Dope is a New York based quintet led by brothers Edsel Dope (lead vocals, rhythm guitar) and Simon Dope (keyboards). While at Polytechnic in Brooklyn, Simon was joined by his brother and starting raiding other bands for lead guitarist Tripp Eisen, bass player Acey Slade, and drummer Preston Nash. They began a selective series of gigs in late 1997. In October 1998, they were signed to Flip Records, which made a production deal with Epic. Dope’s debut album, Felons and Revolutionaries, was released in September 1999. The Dope brothers gutted their lineup after ensuing tour, switching Slade to guitar and bringing in original bassist Sloane Jentry, guitarist Virus and drummer Sketchy Shay. In the fall of 2001 they released their second album, Life. Two years later, the band inked a deal with Artemis, and issued Group Therapy. Their next album, American Apathy, arrived in 2005. Dope’s most recent album, No Regrets, was released in 2009. Sputnik Music says, “4 years after the release of "American Apathy", Dope show that they can still kick some serious ass on this fun record.”

Genre: Metal
Similar to: Trivium, Drowning Pool, Ill Nino

Chicago-based alternative metal ensemble SOiL formed in 1997 around the talents of vocalist Ryan McCombs, drummer Tom Schofield, bass player Tim King, and guitarists Adam Zadel and Shaun Glass. They released their debut EP, El Chupacabra!, in 1998, followed by the full-length Throttle Junkies in 1999. Their sophomore release (Scars) found success both nationally and internationally through two strong singles, “Unreal” and “Halo.” It was followed in 2001 by an eponymous EP, and later in 2004 with re.de.fine. McCombs left the fold that year, eventually joining Drowning Pool. He was replaced by A.J. Cavalier on their 2006 debut for DRT, True Self. On October 20, 2009, the band released Picture Perfect, heralded by the single “Like It Is.” The album Scars was released in 2011, followed by the album Whole released this year. These albums bear their distinctive harsh but emotional and melodic sound.

Leaving Eden

Genre: Rock
Similar to: Saxon, Slash, Disturbed

Top US band Leaving Eden fronted by distinctive female vocalist, Carole Gynan, their new album Between Heaven & Hell is a brilliant fusion of heavy rock, pop and acoustic tracks, and is already being supported by leading UK rock radio stations including Kerrang! and Bloodstock Radio. The album is produced by the legendary London-based producer Stuart Epps (Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, The Beatles), and features Mick James (Criss Angel Mindfreak). Leaving Eden has already shared the stage with many of the world’s biggest bands and artists, including Black Sabbath, Korn, Alice Cooper, Alice In Chains, Big Brother and the Holding Company, and Paparoach.

Liberty Falls

Genre: Modern Rock

Liberty Falls is a modern original active rock band from Peoria,IL. The band consists of a few general principles. Write good music, and put on the most electrifying stage performance that they can. It's the age old rule of 10, or 10,000, you play that venue like you've sold out the civic center. These two principles have been Liberty Falls' bread and butter since day one. Returning in the summer of 2011 with a semi different line-up than you will see now, they are back with a vengeance in 2013. Liberty Falls is a brotherhood, a musical alliance. It combines five musicians all coming from different musical and life backgrounds. The blend of musical influences is what empowers the creative flame that is this band.

$18.00 - $22.00

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Dope and Soil with Leaving Eden, Liberty Falls

Sunday, October 20 · Doors 5:00 PM / Show 6:00 PM at The Castle Theatre