Antique Firearms
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Antique Firearms

Asheville, North Carolina, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2013 | SELF

Asheville, North Carolina, United States | SELF
Established on Jan, 2013
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Discography

"Empty Frames E.P." 2011
"Antique Firearms" self-titled debut album 2011
Vicious Behavior - 2012

Their single "Animal" from their new album "Vicious Behavior" is being featured on Blue Ridge Outdoor Magazines "trail-mix" compilation

Machinima (#1 YouTube Channel) is currently using their single "Enemy" in the credits of many of their videos.

Finalist for the Firefly Music Festival's "Big Break" stage.

Selected to play multiple sets at FloydFest 2014 as part of their 'Artists on the Rise' series

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In the corner of a seedy bar in the Netherlands, brothers Parker Dotson (lead guitar) and Bradan Dotson (vocals & guitar) cemented their plans to form Antique Firearms. Shortly after arriving in Asheville, they were joined by brother Galen Dotson (keys) and long-time friend Chandler Brewer (bass). Drummer Dave Breske has since completed the mix and the family. 

Antique Firearms’ sound is an eclectic melding of rock, folk, and electronica - belying their varied interests and an evolving experimentation. The dynamic nature of the band’s sound has lead them to be compared to the likes of ‘My Morning Jacket’ and a southern-fried version of ‘Radiohead'. That along with their "nattily dressed, and blistering" live performance has been creating quite a buzz in the southeast. 2013 was a good year for the band. They released their second album 'Vicious Behavior', completed their first major American tour, were featured artists on Soundcloud and Reverbnation, and got a chance to play with the likes of Colonel Bruce Hampton, the Mountain Goats, and The Love Language. They've now set their sites on finishing up their third album, to be released later this year.

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