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HEADLINES

“Other times, you just want a band that kicks the door down. That’s American Bombshell.”

– SPIN magazine

PERSONNEL

Jay Cee – Vocals
Andrew Nixon – Guitar
Mick Matuszewski – Guitar
David Jones – Bass
Jason Carr - Drums
 
 

TIMELINE

  • Formed 2014

  • Nov 2015 - First single 'Another Dead Rockstar' entered in Grammy Amplifier contest – beats out over 4000 other artists nationwide for the Grand Prize

  • Jan 2016 – flown to LA for Grammy Amplifier event. Not ones to waste an opportunity, Bombshell works out a spot on a show at Whisky a Go-Go for the night they fly in.  After the performance, the club manager requests the band return for a weekend show

  • Feb 2016 - first album 'No Regrets' released

  • Feb 2016 - released first music video ‘No Regrets’ (Currently 13,200+ organic views) https://youtu.be/RlHVZ2l5nsg

  • Mar 2016 - performed the Spin Magazine Showcase at SXSW (6000 attendance)

  • Apr 2016 – return to LA for Grammy Amplifier Grand Prize – recording a single (My Drug) at EastWest Studio with Grammy Award Winning producer Mike Clink

  • YouTube video showing the grand prize experience currently at 460k views : https://youtu.be/Tq_R9cS5Kfk

  • Dec 2016 ‘No Regrets’ hits #6 for the Top Ten Albums of 2016 for Sleaze Roxx http://sleazeroxx.com/best-of/sleaze-roxxs-top-ten-albums-of-2016/

  • Mar 2017 – release 'My Drug / Saving Me' and 'No Regrets' on vinyl at Radio Radio. Again, pushing the boundaries, Bombshell was the only band to perform in a showcase style event (SOLD OUT SHOW capacity 300)

  • Mar 2017 – ‘BOMBSQUAD’ Fan Page started by fans.  Part fan page / part street team - completely fan driven, but Bombshell members interact directly on a regular basis and consider the Bomb Squad their family.  Bomb Squad often organizes show attendance events and road trips to follow the band to other states

  • May 2017 – mini tour with Junkyard

  • Jun 2017 – mini tour with Kickin Valentina

  • Nov 2017 – knowing rock and roll’s connection to blues, and always looking for new opportunities, Bombshell books the first rock and roll show at The Slippery Noodle – Indianapolis’ oldest and most well known blues bar (est 1850) in years (SOLD OUT SHOW back room capacity 300)

  • Mar 2018 – invited by Alt103 to open for Theory of a Deadman at their ‘Spring Ding’ (350 tickets sold direct from Bombshell)

  • Jul 2018 – Private party for 4th of July (30ish in attendance – cops were called)

  • Jul 2018 – opened for Sevendust at Old National Centre (400 tickets sold directly from Bombshell)

  • Aug 2018 – mini tour with Junkyard

  • Sep 2018 – enter The Pop Machine studio to begin recording second album ‘Tattooed ‘N Bruised’

  • Oct 2018 – sign with EMP Label Group for release of ‘Tattooed ‘N Bruised’

  • Feb 2019 – Music video for first single from Tattooed N' Bruised titled ‘Money On The Liquor’ (currently 15,500+ organic views) https://youtu.be/Ar5tn0sLglA

  • Mar 2019 – Tattooed ‘N Bruised released at Radio Radio (SOLD OUT SHOW capacity 300)

  • Jul 2019 – Live performance video of the Ed Sheeran song "Blow" takes off and quickly hits 30,000+ organice views https://youtu.be/ag5F2TSpk0g

  • Aug 2019 - Performed at Farm Bureau Lawn at White River with Skillet, Sevendust, and PopEvil

  • Jan 2020 - Released music video for 2nd single from Tattooed N' Bruised titled "Joyride" (currently 10,700+ organic views) https://youtu.be/kJPEtYjh8LI

  • Nov 2020 - Entered Pop Machine Studio to start work on next release

  • Currently Bombshell has strong sales and attendance in major metro markets for Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Missouri, Pennsylvania and sales have been expanding since the latest release to many more locations nationwide and overseas (UK, Germany, Spain, Canada)

  • Per our merch provider, American Bombshell is the 2nd highest purchaser of shirts and other apparel (1st is a band touring 200 days out of the year)

  •  American Bombshell has performed in support of (alph. order) Babylon AD, Baio, Bang Tango, Beach Slang, Bleached, Buckcherry, Bullet Boys, Chvrches, D?wn, Deftones, Dilana, Faster Pussycat, Flaw, Hey Guy, Jack Russell's Great White, Jasmine Caine, Jetboy, John 5 and the Creatures, Joyous Wolf, Junkyard, KrashKarma, LA Guns, Little Caesar, Mondo Generator, Nonpoint, Peter-Pan Speedrock, PopEvil, Puddle of Mudd, Sevendust, Skillet, Soil, Steel Panther, Stephen Pearcy, Tango Down, The Fifth, The Last Vegas, Theory of a Deadman, Vince Staples, Wednesday 13, White Lung

 
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