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The best kept secret in music


"The Noise"

“The (Paradise) marquee lists the show as being sold out. Damn, that’s an impressive feat for a national act, let alone an all local bill… Solid pop tinted with heavy powerful riff rock has the crowd’s attention. The band is busting out a lot of new songs which seem to go well with the audience. Like most of the Mappari songs, each tune is very radio friendly, complete with big catchy choruses and meaty hooks.” - keir Burns


Vocals straight out of a late 80`s soundtrack, Mappari is everything rock and quite modern while having one foot back in time to give it some nice retro vibe. You can`t help but want to get up and tap your feet to “Don`t Be Afraid” a pungent melodic rocker. So telling indeed is their sound that even their name, a geographical word that means “where sound never dies”, tells of what to expect and to keep expecting it. But crap, they`ve even been on MTV in commercials and the VH1 Fashion Awards so where the hell why haven`t we heard of them before? Well their sound is so polished and addictive that we probably just assumed it was some band we`ve heard before but couldn`t quite remember who it was. Yes they`re that good and soon you`ll hear two of their songs on an upcoming Universal Pictures film. So how about we actually remember who these guys are and never forget? Don`t worry it won`t be a chore. - J SIN


“Seemingly they would appear on every kid's mixed CD coast to coast.” - gary savelson


The Orange EP:
High Enough To Notice: The song "glue" was #1 on for 8 weeks.
played on WBCN, WAAF, WFNX and plenty of college radio.
The Firecracker EP: 2003


Feeling a bit camera shy


Out of the Boston music scene comes one of the most exciting rock bands to land in your hands. Mappari is a songwriter’s rock band that avoids the traps of trends and maintains an ever-growing prolific arsenal of material. Rock and roll is their weapon of choice and their adoring fans are their muses. The fan base has been exponentially growing since their first and sold out show in 1999. Their loyal street team ranges from Pontal, Brazil to Victoria, British Columbia.
Mappari’s name is derived from a geographical word that means "where sound never dies”. Their ambitious music is hard to pin down, though something you’ve been yearning to hear for some time. With commingling harmonies and punchy rhythmic-backbones, the songs jump into focus. It is music that is defined by its differences in a time when our differences need to be protected and cherished. Mappari awakes the ghost of hard rock with unyielding vigor; they navigate the soundscapes of pop with ease and mastery and are soaked in the foundations of the great rock and roll from our past. Taking the best lessons from industry radicals like Fugazi, Pearl Jam and Radiohead as much as they do from pop-rock pros like Weezer, Police and Jimmy Eat World.
Will Dailey is the bands front man, guitarist and songwriter. His hyper talent and charisma caught the attention of Anthony B. (Drums), Cris Driscoll (guitar, vocals) and Peaches (bass). In 1999 they began a trail of heart pounding performances and relentless self-promotion that continues to gain momentum on a daily basis.
Most recently, Mappari has been included on the MTV line-up during the VMA’s, MTV commercials and the VHI Fashion Awards, as well as other programming. Visit you’ll see Mappari is the #1 rated band in Massachusetts. In 2002, Dailey was nominated for Outstanding Male Vocalist at the Boston Music Awards. Their mailing list consists of over 10,000 in the Northeast alone and 20,000 worldwide! Mappari has toured from coast to coast and have sold over 5,000 copies of their album. They have shared the stage with many including G Love, Kay Hanley, Moth, Tagan and Sarah. Mappari recorded their first full-length album with producer Rob Stevens (John Lennon, Red Hot Chili Peppers) and are currently in the studio with producer Tom Pulce (Letters To Cleo, Bill Janovitz). Their music has been used in countless skateboarding, snowboarding and skiing videos and they are currently working on two songs for an upcoming Universal Pictures film. Like Keir Burns of What’s Up Magazine says, “Mappari may just be the new music for the masses and thank God!”