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Band/Artist Name: PSRO
Recommended if you like: PSRO
Story behind your band/artist name: PSRO is an acronym for Paul Santori's Random Opponent. Paul is a product of the punk/proto-alternative scene in Chicago where he had several bands before moving to the DC area in 2012. In 2013, a woman in England was playing Scrabble online and, having run out of turns late one night, hit the random opponent button and got Paul. One thing led to another and now that English woman, Inez, and Paul are happily married with Inez handling management for the band. So, Paul Santori's Random Opponent is in fact Inez and that's where the name comes from.
Band Members: Paul Santori, guitar and vocals; Dr. Thorne, bass; Seth "The Machine" Koppisch, drums.
What part of the DC region is the artist tied to and how? Where is the artist's current home base if not DC : All band members live in NOVA.
At least 3 interesting/entertaining facts about the band related to persons/events in Washington DC area: Entire band risked electrocution by playing in the flooded basement bar area at Jake's Boiler Room in DC.
Endured cannon fire on the Potomac aboard a steamboat while playing at Paul's wedding.
Band debuted at State Theatre in Falls Church with a show featuring Paul on solo acoustic followed by PSRO and a reunion show of Paul's Band from Chicago, The Watchmen.
Anything else we should know, or you want to share:
Official Website URL: www.psro.band
Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/paulsantorisrandomopponent/
iTunes Link: https://itun.es/us/Fxbs-
Spotify Link: https://open.spotify.com/album/6zifXyeTyQLSJJlmV4fAVL
Main Genre: Rock