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Down to You
Held in Thought (Not by You)
Yellow Brick Road
Chance Cards
The Key
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Past Shows

Sun. June 16th 2019
@  Car Free Day - Strath Stage (All Ages)
Band of Rascals, Murge & The Golden Era, Stevie Wise and The Big Feeling, Looelle
Sat. February 9th 2019
@  Böröm Pöm Pöm Oberentfelden Switzerland (No Minors)
Band of Rascals
Fri. February 8th 2019
@  Kino Ebensee Ebensee Austria (No Minors)
Band of Rascals
Thu. February 7th 2019
@  Schüür Luzern Switzerland (No Minors)
Band of Rascals
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Band of Rascals

from Victoria BC
Available for Shows/Gigs - Confirmed: May. 14, 2020
There’s a thunderous noise coming from the mellow landscape of Vancouver Island these days…Hailing from the Cowichan Valley this shaggy haired foursome burst onto the BC music scene with the release of their self titled debut EP in November 2014 and haven’t stopped since. Mixing vintage southern blues sensibilities with screeching and electrifying guitar riffs, thundering drums and heart/vibe lyrics, these rock ‘n’ roll brothers-in-arms represent a new generation of North American rock bands.

Band of Rascals is made up of four friends with very distinct characteristics. Lead singer Sam Trainor is all that you want in a front man; charisma in human form, flowing locks and howling vocals. Malcom Owen-Flood, known for his magnetic lead guitar playing and studio chops. Sean ‘The Noche’ Marcy is the kind of bass player great rock tales are written about. And grounding the band is drummer Marcus Manhas, a flame haired hero armed with a set of drumsticks and a killer smile.

The last 12 months have been a lightning fast trajectory for the band. Jumping into Bryan Adams iconic studio The Warehouse with famed producer Eric Ratz (Billy Talent, Arkells, Monster Truck) at the helm, the band’s new EP ‘Tempest’ came together quickly. Thick layered guitars and slamming drums underline soaring rock vocals in a sonic assault that forces blood to flow faster, and creates crackling excitement. This EP jumps out of speakers and every song has a driving force of its own – loud, head thrashing, wild, raging music that sneers, breathes, growls and pulses madly.

After recording the EP, the band embarked on Toronto showcases, appearances at Ottawa's Juno Fest and Western Canadian tours, which led them to sign with national booking agents Paquin Agency. Now, ready to release this EP and tour relentlessly until it’s sounds have pierced all parts of the country, Band of Rascals are going places. Catch them at a city near you soon and earn your bragging rights.

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Down to You
Held in Thought (Not by You)
Yellow Brick Road
Chance Cards
The Key
Giv'her to the River
The Hammer and the Harp
Control
Reaction
Fell Into the Love of You
Seas Coming Down
Attitude
Little Longer Now
Holler
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Special Woodstock 2013
In this Video Artist(s) Band of Rascals, Redwood Green Resource(s): Special Woodstock, Providence Farm
Posted: Jul. 8, 2019
Filmed: Aug. 18, 2013
Create Victoria
In this Video Artist(s) Cats in Space, Jon and Roy, Tremblers of Sevens, Eric Gaucher, Skye Allen, Miles Meechan, Matthew Andrade, Suddenly Dance Theatre, Dante Decaro, Victoria Symphony, Band of Rascals, A.N.S.W.E.R.S Drum Group, Lindsay Delaronde, David Martin, Rande Cook , Ft. Langley, Mitchell Villa , Tom Hawthorn, Kirsten Wale, Luke Ramsey, Jill Stanton, Tony Hunt, Henry Hunt, Mungo Martin , Frank Lewis Resource(s): Bean Around The World , Munro's Books, Wolf/Sheep Arthouse, McPherson Playhouse, Trounce Alley Gallery , Fairmont Empress, Belfry Theatre, Vinyl Envy, Flux Gallery, Wheelies Motorcyles, Free B Film Festival, Atomique Productions, Create Victoria
Posted: Nov. 10, 2017
Status: Available for Shows/Gigs
- Last confirmed May. 14, 2020