THE BASTARDS OF FATE

THE BASTARDS OF FATE

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SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA'S CHAMPION AVANT-GARDE PARTY BAND -- ENDORSED BY DEAD MILKMEN SINGER JOE JACK TALCUM AND MIKE HUDSON OF THE NEW YORK TIMES -- TEAR A HOLE IN THE FABRIC OF UNDERSTANDING, AND PROVIDE HELP FOR VERY PERSONAL FEELINGS.

Biography

The Bastards of Fate ...

- are from Roanoke, VA

- toured twice with The Dead Milkmen's Joe Jack Talcum

- had all of their equipment destroyed in a warehouse fire on January 3rd, 2008, and only cancelled one of many scheduled performances during the next few months (donations and benefits organized on the band's behalf by other musicians, local businesses and WROV raised thousands of dollars to help the band recover)

- shared billing with Captured! By Robots, The Chinese Stars, The Physics of Meaning, The Emotron, Dynamite Club, The Old Ceremony and SNMNMNM, among others

- played nearly 100 shows since forming in 2006

- have a strong following in Southwest Virginia and a growing following throughout Virginia, DC, and the Carolinas

- played shows in New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC, Richmond, Chapel Hill, Atlanta, New Orleans, Providence, Austin, Orlando, Nashville, Chattanooga, Birmingham and Charleston

- booked venues such as The Milestone Club in Charlotte, Cake Shop in NYC, Sidebar Tavern in Baltimore, Velvet Lounge in DC, Blend in Chapel Hill, Soapbox in Wilmington, and Village Tavern in Charleston

- sold several hundred copies of Doug Cheatwood's "More Than A Dozen Songs" since its release in the summer of 2007

- contributed to MC Frontalot's album "Secrets From The Future" (which recently went gold)

- have been featured on The New York Times website, in Wonkavision Magazine, and on multiple occasions in The Roanoke Times (average readership 310,000) and on Virginia Tech's WUVT

Discography

"More Than A Dozen Songs" by Doug Cheatwood - O.U.C.H. 2007

Set List

A typical set is 30-50 minutes of original music.