Playing out for a year now, ex Licks makes a rock that straddles the broad zone between noise and pop. Comprised of Shawn Kock (Absolute Monarchs, git/vox), Alex Noble (bass/vox) and Dan Paulus (Broomsticks, drums/vox) ex Licks is the power trio today's world deserves.
Danny Newcomb, a veteran of local bands Goodness, The Rockfords, and Shadow, now builds catchy indie rock with a folksy bent with his current band the Sugarmakers. With a new CD soon to be released on HockeyTalkter Records, the band will bring us some new songs, along with tunes from their first release. Danny Newcomb & the Sugarmakers feature:
Danny Newcomb — lead vocals and guitar
Ryan Burns — keys
Justin Davis — guitar
Eric Eagle — drums
Rick Friel — bass
Faith Stankevich — back up vocals
Hailing from the Tri-Cities, Carrie Akre has been in beloved NW bands Hammerbox, Goodness & The Rockfords. She has also released three acclaimed solo albums.