bittersweet nation

bittersweet nation

 Bedford, Indiana, USA
BandRockMetal

Midwest hard rock band with high demand building a fan base in every new town/city we visit. Bringing the show with powerful vocals, sound, and stage presence. Playing a variety of the fans favorite rock tune covers and our very own original music which airs daily on a local station z102 (102.5).

Biography

Bittersweet has been touring the midwest for quite a few years developing their original sound based upon crowd response and the very own music that has inspired them. Bittersweet consists of 6 members. Josh (juicy) Johnson- lead vocals-powerful (wow factor) fan flooring vocals developing his signature voice from influences such as soundgarden, godsmack, shinedown,creed,and bonjovi. Reno (premovera) Riggle-bass guitar- brings that new rock style stage presence with a sound that has been influenced from a variety such as avenged sevenfold, sevendust - motley crue. Mark (hill top) Holden-drums- with dynamic stage presence and crowd boosting energy who has been named "the other Tommy Lee" ! Justin (freedom) French-lead guitar- comes from a long line of the florida metal scene. melting faces with shredding guitar licks inspired by the greats such as eddie van halen, dimebag, and so on. Brian (heyzuce) Johnson-rythm guitar- is the younger brother of our beloved front man being inspired by all the same music as his older sibling and devolping his own sound influenced by bands such as bullet for my valentine. Nick (pyro) Allen-keys/piano-has brought the band that fullness and melodic sound formed from influnces such as journey to nine inch nails. Bringing together all this energy and dynamics we have created a killer hard rock monster called BITTERSWEET a.k.a. bittersweetnation

Discography

singles being aired on z102(102.5)
-one life
-all of these
can sample the two singles on our myspace page.

Set List

WELCOME- COLLECTIVE SOUL
SLITHER- VELVET REVOLVER
STAND UP- BITTERSWEET ORIGINAL
HANGING BY A MOMENT- LIFEHOUSE
BAD GIRLFRIEND-THEORY OF A DEADMAN
RAPTURE-HURT
FAKE IT-SEETHER
CAN’T WAIT-BITTERSWEET ORIGINAL
SHINE-COLLECTIVE SOUL
ONE STEP CLOSER-LINKIN PARK
GOTTA BE SOMEBODY- NICKELBACK
CARELESS WHISPER-SEETHER
BREAK STUFF-LIMP BIZKIT
WORD UP-KORN
PONY- FAR
DRAGULA-ROB ZOMBIE
ALONE IN THE DARK-BITTERSWEET ORIGINAL
WHY YA WANNA HATE ME-LIMP BIZKIT
USE SOMEBODY- KINGS OF LEON
WORST ENEMY- LIT
PARALYZER- FINGER ELEVEN
CRAZYBITCH- BUCKCHERRY
HOME SWEET HOME- MOTLEY CRUE
POUR SOME SUGAR- DEF LEPPARD
RISE ABOVE THIS- SEETHER
ALL OF THESE- BITTERSWEET ORIGINAL
FOREVER- PAPA ROACH
TOO DRUNK- BUCKCHERRY
ONE LIFE- BITTERSWEET ORIGINAL
COLD HARD BITCH- JET
IT’S NOT MY TIME- 3 DOORS DOWN
CUMBERSOME- 7 MARY 3
MAN IN A BOX- ALICE IN CHAINS
SHE TALKS TO ANGELS- BLACK CROWES
CRACKERMAN- STP
DEAD OR ALIVE- BON JOVI
HATE MY LIFE- THEORY OF A DEADMAN
MUDSHOVEL- STAIND