Based out of Houston, Texas, Devil Killing Moth is a three piece acoustic rock band that sets no limits. The sound is original, spacey, and deep. Anton's guitar effects, Ryan's moonish drum style and Dan's vocal melodies elicit one to pause and create their own interpretation of the music.
We all three share a similar influence in bands that have pioneered their own sound. Talking Heads, Arches of Loaf, Hendrix, American Steel, Nirvana, Sonic Youth, The Pixies, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Velvet Underground, Crooked Fingers, Likki Li, Black Moth Super Rainbow, Nick Drake, Rodriguez, Clutch, RadioHead, Dr. Teeth and Electric Mayhem, Captain Beefheart, and Yes.
Performing live at venues in Houston, Katy, Corpus Christi, Austin,TX and New Orleans,LA. Their newly released debut album with drums,"Once I Used to Dream", was released August 2012.
Since the album's release, Devil Killing Moth has appeared on Houston's Alternative Scream TV show, and has received airplay on award winning Local Live Radio, KPFT, WTUL along with festivals and events happening in Houston such as Lights in the Heights, Counter Crawl and Free Thinkers benefit show. No boundaries are set, as Devil Killing Moth continues to spread their music.
Dan Oviedo - Vocals and Guitar.
Anton De Guzmon - Guitar
Ryan Galbraith - Drums
"The Battle of Three Bands" released Feb. 2009.
"11" released Nov. 2011.
"Once I Used to Dream" released Aug. 2012.
Stilleto Radio CD Review
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"The sound of an old soul resonating from such young men sparks the flame that is Devil Killing Moth..."The sound of an old soul resonating from such young men sparks the flame that is Devil Killing Moth. Lyrics alone provoke deep thoughts, going deeper with the ethereal sound of Daniel's voice along with haunting guitar riffs from Anton. I fell in love with their sound as a duo on *Battle of Three Bands*. Then they changed the game and added a drummer. I was a bit ambivalent of the changes, but they sounded good on air in February just after the addition. Immediately after, the boys started working on a new CD, pulling old lyrics out of the closet, breathing new life into them. *Once I Used to Dream* proves the recent addition of Ryan Galbraith on drums is the completion of this musical pyramid. Evidence of much work and dedication, each note is well placed, making for a tight sound wandering around in your ears, slowly seeping into your brain. I can't wait to see what these boys do next!"
Music News Street Beat
"Their combination of electric and acoustic rock make for a good show"
We typically do 1-3 hour sets. All originals.
There are no upcoming dates at this time.