ROUNDEYE

ROUNDEYE

BandAlternativePunk

Chicago Punk and Roll

Biography

ROUNDEYE WAS BORN IN 2004, AND FROM THE FIRST MOMENT THEY TOOK TO THE STAGE, HAVE NEVER LOOKED BACK. PLAYING CHICAGO VENUES SUCH AS THE DOUBLE DOOR, BEAT KITCHEN, THE VANS WARPED TOUR, AND RED LINE TAP AND MANY MORE, IN ADDITION TO SEVERAL STAGES FROM CHICAGO TO BOSTON AND BACK AGAIN, ROUNDEYE HAS FORGED THEIR WAY FORWARD IN THE CHICAGO MUSIC SCENE AND BEYOND.

FORMED FROM THE FIREY RUINS OF MANY A ROCK BAND, ROUNDEYE IS A PUNK/ROCK TRIO FROM CHICAGO. MAKE NO MISTAKE, THIS IS NOT SCREEMO, THIS IS PUNK, PURE AND SIMPLE. STRIPPED BACK DOWN TO THE BASICS, WITH NO FRILLS, NO GIMICKS, NO GAMES. THESE THREE PUT THE SEX AND STYLE BACK INTO PUNK. WITH LIVE PERFORMANCES LIKE NO OTHER, FILLED WITH ANGER, ANGST AND SLEAZE, ROUNDEYE WILL RUN YOU OVER LIKE A STEAMROLLER, LEAVING YOU WONDERING WHAT THE FUCK JUST HIT YOU, MAKING YOU WANT TO GET RUN OVER AGAIN AND AGAIN!

WITH LIVE PERFORMANCES AND RECORDINGS THAT HAVE EARNED ROUNDEYE SEVERAL FAVORABLE REVIEWS FROM LOCAL PRESS IN CHICAGO TO REGIONAL AND NATIONAL PRESS, MAKING ROUNDEYE ONE OF THE DEFINITIVE MUST SEE CHICAGO BANDS

ROUNDEYE HAS PLAYED OVER 300 SHOWS SINCE IT'S INCEPTION IN 2004, WITH SOME TIME OFF FOR RECORDING, ETC, PLAYING BOTH AS A HEADLINER AND A SUPPORT ACT IN CHICAGO AND REGIONALLY AS WELL.

NOTABLY ROUNDEYE HAS PLAYED THE VANS WARPED TOUR (2005), CHICAGO'S PEACE AND HEMP FEST (2007, AND SCHEDULED FOR 2008), ROGER'S PARK CHICAGO'S GLENWOOD AVENUE ARTS FEST (2006/2007 AND ARE SCHEDULED FOR 2008)

VENUES WE HAVE PLAYED AT INCLUDE:
DOUBLE DOOR, LOGAN SQUARE AUDITORIUM, BEAT KITCHEN, RED LINE TAP, OTTO'S, REGGIE'S, SUB-T, THE NOTE, MARTYR'S

REGIONAL AND NATIONAL VENUES INCLUDE:
ELBOW ROOM (MI), SMALLS (MI), THE TEMPLE CLUB (MI), THE NEW WAY (MI), THE KLINIC (WI), THE ANNEX (WI), THE MAIN STAGE (WI), THE ANNEX (WI), PUNK ROCK NIGHT - VARIOUS VENUES - (IN)
THE UNDERGROUND (OH), THE ABBEY LOUNGE (MA) AND MANY MORE

All members of Roundeye are 21 and over, and are all veterans of the music stage

Daivde our bassist has a masters in music and composition from The Berklee School of Music, and has toured the world over in several different bands.

Our drummer Keith is a drum instructor here in Chicago at the School of Rock, an accomplished graduate in music and performance, having drums and percussion in several Chicago based acts.

Brettly is a veteran of the Chicago punk music scene, having played in punk bands since the mid 1980's, playing at such legendary Chicago venues like The Metro, Dreamerz, Medusa's, Avalon, and many more.

My Space: www.myspace.com/roundeye

Discography

Live From the Beat Kitchen - 6 tracks - 2004
Self Titled Debut - 5 Tracks - 2005
All Ages Zine Comp #1 - 2 Tracks - 2006

With CD in works for End of 2008

Set List

Our typical set list ranges from 9 - 14 songs, depending venue set times, etc, usually about 35 - 45 minutes at most, with the ability to play for 1 and 1/2 hours.

ORIGINALS
Wasted
Thunderstorms
Ted
Another Game
Plummet
Her Blue Sky
Sleepy Song
Pick Up Lines / D.W.
Oops
Favorite Son
Salvation
Someday
Henry
Crawlin
Fat Wet Hole
Sputnik
Lullaby
2 Pump Chump
Road Trip
Over and Again
Thunderblues (Blues Version of Thunderstorms)
Mouse

COVERS:
The Weight (The Band)
16 Tons (Tennessee Ernie Ford)
Drive (The Cars)
Sunday Bloody Sunday (U2)
Breakin The Law (Judas Priest)
Psycho Killer (Talking Heads)
Bonzo Goes To Bittburg (Ramones)
Entrapment (Naked Raygun)
Caught With the Meat in Your Mouth (Dead Boys)
Chinese Rocks (Heartbreakers)