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Band/Artist Name & Pronunciation: The Buzz

Recommended if you like: Cheap Trick, Fountains of Wayne, The Byrds, The Buzzcocks

Story behind your band/artist name: Might have something to do with alcohol!

Band Members: J. Forté – Vocals, guitars, keys; Brian Olesky: Guitars; GP Shook - Drums + percussion; Steve Shook - Bass

What part of the DC region is the artist tied to and how? Where is the artist's current home base if not DC : Three members live in DC proper, one in Annapolis, MD

At least 3 interesting/entertaining facts about the band related to persons/events in Washington DC area: J., Steve and GP played together in the early 2000's DC band Ape House, who once came in last place at a WHFS Battle of the Bands!
J. also plays in the synth-pop duo, the Sun Machines.
The boys favorite show to play is the Fort Reno concert series

Anything else we should know, or you want to share: Power-pop, jangle-pop, rock-n-roll, even some tear in your beer twang- TheBuzz has got you covered with this stellar EP! Catchy and energetic, these five tunes feature hot licks, heavenly harmonies, powerful bass and rollicking drumming. Inspired by the original rock-n-roll masters without being retro.

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Main Genre: Rock

Other Genres: power-pop, garage rock, jangle pop, lo-fi