Generic

Generic

BandRockAlternative

We're a straight up rock n roll band, and play what we want. There is no exact definition to what we play. It is a mix of garage,alternative and straight rock n roll.

Biography

Generic was initially formed by guitarist Raul(cokes) and brother Robert on vocals and cousins Reno on bass and Joe on Drums. After only 4 months Generic was offerd a spot in the city festival. From then on Generic was hooked on the rush of performing live and immidiatly began booking show.After a year Reno left the band leaving Robert to do bass and vocals. Then Joe left the band to persue his career and was replaced by drummer Erick S. After only a year Erick left the band because of artistic differences and was immidiately replace by Dave(Roach). Roach joined the band on a thursday learned the songs and Generic performed that following saturday. This felt right,all influence by the same music and turning each other on to new music. The stage was now set Roach a heavy skin pounding drummer in the likes of John Bonnam/Kieth Moon with Robert crooniing out songs and slaping the bass on stage ala Lemmy, and Cokes on guitar blending everything from garage to rockabilly to grungy alternative and making the guitar cry like SRV the band was rock solid and what is now the loudest three piece rock n roll band in southern California.

Lyrics

Yourself

Written By: Robert/Lyrics---Raul/Music

VERSE-1- DONT BE FRIGHTEND WHEN THERES NOTHING TO BE SAID AND ALL YOU HAVE IS SILENCE TO SURROUND YOU!!

VERSE-3-YOU'VE BEEN PROGRAMED TO EXCEPT THE LIES, ASK NO MORE QUESTIONS, THEY HAVE ALL THE ANSWERS FOR THE LIFE THEY RUN FOR YOU!!

--CHORUS--ASK WHAT YOUR LOOKIN FOR....

Devil Behind The Bushes

Written By: Robert/Lyrics--Raul/Music

VERSE-1- THERES A MAN WHO SAYS, HE RELIGIOUS. HE SENTS HIS VICTIMS TO A BLOODY DEATH, FOLLOW HIS FOOTSTEPS INTO HIS WAR

VERSE-2- NO MORE CHOICES OF YOUR OWN, YOU CANT CONTROL YOURSELF, YOU BELONG TO HIM!!

CHORUS- DONT BELIEVE A WORD HE SAYS, DONT YOU SAY HIS NAME, NO ONE LIVES

--OUTRO--YOU BELONG TO HIM!!!

Take Action

Written By: Robert/Lyrics--Raul/Music

Verse-1: Kicked down for standing up again, we cant let them push us around, some words may speak LOUD, my actions dont need sound. slowly learning lies of made up history, from the past, present and what is to become?? in my eyes, we have all been fooled!!!

CH: Lets gather everyone tonight!!!its time to stand up for our right!! no more will they kick us around!! we're going to fight you!!

Discography

E.P: Generic (self-titled)

Songs 'Yourself' and 'Take Action' heard on "Mohawk Radio."

Other songs can be heard on other independent internet radio.

self produced L.P entitled "Music is our Weapon" coming out in the spring.

Set List

Our set lists vary from show to show. We can perform from 30 min. to 1 hr and 30 min. It depends on the venue.