Big D And The Kids Table
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Big D And The Kids Table
Big D and the Kids Table front man David McWane has said, "There are people who want to be in a band and then there are musicians." Once in a while a group comes along that makes music simply because they have no other choice – they are addicted musicians. For the past fifteen years Boston's Big D And The Kids Table has proven just that, regardless of the band's poverty. McWane describes the group as – "We're modern American gypsies," And you can feel that sense in their wildest record yet – For The Damned The Dumb & The Delirious.
"The person who put it best is [Warped Tour founder] Kevin Lyman", McWane explains. "A friend once asked him if we were a 'big band', and Kevin replied, 'I'll tell you this…they've been around for 14 years and each year they're extremely relevant.'
"Our new record is by far our best yet," says McWane. "It's a bomb! Our energy writing it was incredible. As friends, we had a blast; as musician's, we knew exactly what we wanted to craft; and as tour mates, we were all on the same page, writing songs that would make the coming tour a slaughtering battle on stage. We love energy, and that's what we packed these explosive songs with."
For The Damned The Dumb & The Delirious is filled with driving ska-punk bangers, leaping off the stage thrash, seedy dub and topped off with a lot of that good ol' fashion working class, Boston bar room beer toasting anthems. It's gritty, bratty and raw – confident, witty and fun.
"I personally prefer shows where you have to prove yourself," McWane adds when asked which of the band's thousands of live performances stick out in his head. "The Warped Tours, Reading & Leads, and the Dropkick Murphys tours that we did were exciting because you had to prove yourself. The feeling is similar to when your band first starts out; you get that first-show anxiousness," he continues. "When you play shows where everyone loves you, then it turns more into entertaining—and that can be fun, but that's not where I personally come from," he elaborates. "I like the underdog shows more because they add spice and kick." Armed with a record as youth driven, honest speaking, furious and fun as For The Damned The Dumb & The Delirious, Big D will undoubtedly get the opportunity in sweaty clubs all over the world, to step up to the plate and prove themselves all over again
"We want to wake up the masses with this record, remind them that they're more than just alive; and make their Mondays into Saturday nights. Lovers of our sound better get ready 'cause no one's gonna help them in the front row of this coming tour. If you wanna relax – head to the back." – says McWane
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Punk rock from Oklahoma City on Paper + Plastic Records.
Seven members, 100+ shows in 2011, 1 unified goal: To make audiences have the most fun possible!
Survay Says! is a 7-piece ska/pop punk band from a small town called Blairstown, NJ. Originally forming in 2008 by brothers Henry & D.Jay Menzel, Survay Says! has spent the last 3 years honing their craft to bring listeners the horn-driven sound ska fans
crave along with the high speed energy of pop punk. If there is one word that could sum up an SS! set, that word would be "fun", and that's exactly what the band strives for.
While the band's music and live sets are all about play, Survay Says! off stage is all about work. While working completely independant of any representation, SS! managed to book and play 100+ shows in 12 states in 2011 alone and cracked 200 career shows in January 2012 and the band doesn't plan to slow down. In October 2010, the band released their 2nd full length album entitled "Well... Here It Is!" on iTunes, Amazon, Rhapsody, and many other online outlets, selling on average about 50 units per month since its release with 500+ physical units sold to date. The band also has plans to release a new LP this spring.
Despite their dedication to this industry, Survay Says! makes sure to interact with any and all fans. Feel free to keep in touch with the band right here on Facebook! Thank you for listening to Survay Says!
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