Robert Jon and the Wreck

Robert Jon and the Wreck

 Cerritos, California, USA
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Southern California Natives, Robert Jon & the Wreck, has an electrifying live show, in which granted them "Best Live Band '13 " in the OC Music Awards. The Wreck have packed many premier Southern California venues including The Viper Room, House of Blues Anaheim, and The Observatory, as well as opening for renowned acts such as Rival Sons & Walk the Moon. Additionally, they have played Van's Warped Tour & Country Thunder

Biography

Southern California natives, Robert Jon & the Wreck, began their musical journey together in February 2011. Within 6 months the band had not only embarked on a national tour, but also released their debut album, Fire Started. This full-length effort, which is blues-heavy with moments of soft country, tempered by down-beat driven classic rock nuance, earned them a nod from the 2012 Orange County Music Awards in the category of Best Blues, as well as a spot in the finals for that years Best Live Band.

Fueled by this success, the Wreck took the road again in the summer of 2012, drumming up fans from Seattle to Boston to South Carolina and everywhere in between, delivering performances emblazoned by passion and dripping with a rawness thats impossible to fake. Simply put, it is difficult to ignore when these five musicians take the stage. Little wonder they have made an impact on audiences across the country, where they have played a run of sold-out shows and proudly shared bills with talent the likes of Walk the Moon and Rival Sons.

They returned to the studio in early 2013 to record their sophomore project, which was produced by Warren Huart (The Fray, Aerosmith), engineered by Philip Allen (Adele), and mastered by Robert Vosgien (Smashing Pumpkins, No Doubt) at Swing House Studios in Hollywood. This new, and even edgier material has simply added more fuel to the fire that Robert Jon & the Wreck ignite while performing. Audiences all over Orange County and Los Angeles have crammed venues, salivating over a band that is determined to not miss the mark. This sharpshooter like mentality was fully recognized when Robert Jon & the Wreck won the title of Best Live Band at the 2013 Orange County Music Awards, along with nominations in the categories of Best Rock, and Best Blues.

To take a line from a track off their forthcoming album, Robert Jon & the Wreck have no plans to let the fire burn out. Orange Countys reigning Best Live Band is ready to load up the van and hit the road again. Kicking things off in Austin for SXSW, the Wreck will continue their Rhythm of the Road tour for 7 weeks, playing over 20 shows across 16 American cities.

As 2013 dawns, the band finds themselves at the cusp of many new adventures. With the second album due for release in June, and plenty of touring in the cards, fans across the nation should prepare themselves to get wrecked by the lion-strength energy created by the beast that is Robert Jon & the Wreck.

Discography

"Fire Started" Sept. '11
"7" Vinyl - "Breaking Down the Road" Sept. '12
"Rhythm of the Road" June '13

Set List

Rhythm of the Road

Raised by Wolves

Let Her Go

On the Run

Cry of Love

Bound by Glory

Breaker
Georgia Mud
Don't Let the Fire Burn Out
Back Around
Water
Love Roulette