gemstone

gemstone

BandRockAlternative

gemstone blends driving original songs and strong performances with many styles of contemporary music - alternative, folk, punk, blues and classic rock. This diversity creates the unique sound of GEMSTONE.

Biography

**News Flash**
-gemstone has signed with Indie label LiL' Chaos Records-

GEMSTONE is a four-piece rock band known throughout Northeast Pennsylvania. Their sound blends driving original songs and strong performances with many styles of contemporary music - alternative, folk, punk, blues and classic rock. This diversity creates the unique sound of GEMSTONE.
Recently the band has accomplished to gather much radio interest and live performance with a contest hosted by local radio station looking for opening band for Matchbox 20, with over 1000 submissions the band managed to be one of five bands picked to compete, and ultimately placed second. Following the contest the band was asked to open for Rock legend Ted Nugent, will share the stage in August 2003 with John Mayer and The Counting Crows,frequest the stage with Pennsylvania legends The Badlees, and the buzz keeps growing. The band rocks the house with its music and performance. They are attracting regional and national attention, and major labels are expressing interest with their released single “still” from the new album. Local top radio personality “Jumpin Jeff Walker” is giving the band support from WKRZ 98.5 in Pittston, Pa. Jeff says “I thought the new gemstone CD really stood out, it’s got a couple songs that could easily be radio hits if a label was backing them and supporting them.” Walker also says, “It’s a nice clean straight ahead rock sound that has some strong hooks."

Bands official web site is at:
www.gemstonerocks.com

Discography

*Still (single which recieved airplay on 98.5 WKRZ FM in Pittson Pa in sumemr of 2002). Is also being played online at www.HbgPR.org , and is streamed on the bands web site for free.
*Moving Van is the Second single of their self titled debut and is getting airplay from many stattion including 98.5 FM in Pittston and 102.3 FM also in Pittston, Pa. With national distribution through FYE - Coconuts and Strawberries currently in the works the buzz keeps growing.

Set List

available on request