OTiS

OTiS

 Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
BandAlternativeFunk

OTiS is a Power Trio hailing from Erie, PA that blends rock, punk, funk, metal, and progressive into a singular voice that sticks in people's heads long after the show's over. Heavy bass shaking grooves blend with killer drums and melodic guitar and vocals to form something truly unique.

Biography

Hailing from Erie, PA, Frank, Ryan, and Sean make up the unique Power Trio called OTiS. With Frank on 6 string bass and vocals, Ryan on drums, and Sean on guitar and vocals, OTiS blends rock, punk, funk, metal, and progressive into a singular voice that tends to stick in people's heads long after the show's over. To date, OTiS has shared the stage with Freekbass (Cincinnati), Freak Tent (Charleston, WV), Alex Skolnik, Mellotron (Detroit), Imminent Sonic Destruction (Detroit), Hot Stenographer (Jamestown, NY), Jibilian (Los Angeles, CA), and many, many others. OTiS has played every venue in Erie, and they've been as far as NYC, Charleston, WV, Cincinnati, Detroit, Cleveland, Akron, Youngstown, Pittsburgh, Meadville, and many others in between. OTiS is committed to sharing their music to anyone and everyone they possibly can.

Discography

OTiS "self-titled" November 2004
OTiS "ep" Jan. 2004
OTiS"Stroke of Genus" June 2005
OTiS, Live- Incantations and Incarnations, June 26th, 2008
OTiS, "Lessons From Lesser Gods"- Forthcoming... in late 2010 or early 2011

Set List

Nightmare of the Yeti
Gods Of Grease
Billy Bob
Weasel of Woetown
Satan sings Falsetto
Legend Of Henry John
Simian Railroad
Dancing on the Tympanic Nerve
Death of Funk Uncle
Bowtie Messiah
Sped-rod
Five Ton Mary
Get Down
Moses Samson
Chanticlere

Typical set(s) are 45 to 90 mins. Spontaneous jams have been known to arise.
Absolutely no covers.