Rocking Under the Radar: The Slang

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Who are They?: The Slang is a musical trio hailing from Columbus, OH. The group consists of John Bobo (vocals/multi-instrumentalist), John Newsome (bass), and Michael Dillon (drums). The Slang will be releasing their debut self-titeld EP on September 2nd 2014. The album, recorded at the Cutting Room was mixed by Mark Needham (Imagine Dragons, Tokyo Police Club) and Mastered by Brian Lucey (The Black Keys, Arctic Monkeys).

When did they start? 2012

Whey Should You Care? This trio makes some rocking music. Their lead single “Feels Like Work” features alternative powerpop rock riffs without the bubble gum. The Slang brings back the best of 90’s rock. Their music reminds me of Goo Goo Dolls meets Third Eye Blind. It is a refreshing sound that stands out and captures your attention. The sweet vocals of Bobo are engaging. Their musical talents have earned them invitations to several premier music conferences including MPMF, NXNE, and CMJ. Their music has also been used in various mainstream outlets including HBO, USA network, and Troma Films.

How Do They Sound?

“Feels Like Work”

For more information on The Slang check out their official website, Facebook, and Twitter pages. See them on tour in support of their debut album this fall.

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