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Monday, August 3, 2020

Rock showdown

ROUND 1 WINNERS:

Band: Breakside

Members:

Tyler Markarian: vocals/piano

Stuart Jackson: bass

Emmett Mills: guitar

Nathan Oliver: drums

“There are moments where we sound like the Rolling Stones or Anderson .Paak,” Mills said.

The band Breakside. // Photo by Julia Phillips

ROUND 2 WINNERS:

Band: The Dawn Bombs

Members:

Ruben Gomez: bass

Ben Waight: lead vocals/guitar

William Luckensmeyer: drums

“We compete against a couple of other bands and a bunch of our friends are making it so we’re stoked for them,” Waight said. “No matter what, everyone that’s participating is grinding hella hard, so I love that. People are getting better all the time.”

ROUND 3 WINNERS:

Band: Sweaty Already

Members:

Tristan Lee: bass

Garrison Whaley-Sharp: vocals

Andy Kennedy: guitar

Blake Mclam: guitar

Sam Stringer: drums

“We started as friends and neighbors, jamming together on occasion, but the band really took form in January,”

Whaley-Sharp said.

The band Sweaty Already // Photo by Bram Briskorn

ROUND 4 WINNERS:

Band: We Won’t Leave

Members:

Zach Toth: guitar

Malcolm Sangster: bass

Justin Thompson: lead vocals

Audrey La Point: drums

“I didn’t think we were going to get past this round,” Toth said. “That’s why I didn’t wear any pants.”

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