The Sixth Degree

The Sixth Degree


The Sixth Degree is a dynamic new rock band featuring two sets of brothers described as a mix of rock, indie, post-punk and alternative. In their brief time together they have generated a growing fan base, performed at The Ohio State Fair and have been featured on Rock 107 Late Night with Joe Kleon.


The Sixth Degree is a dynamic new rock band infusing fresh energy into an age-old genre. Their sound can be described as a mixture of rock, indie, post-punk and alternative sensibilities. Featuring two sets of brothers, the band’s innovative sound leaves audiences wanting more.

The Sixth Degree is:
Joe Ross – Lead Vocals, Guitar
Tim Ross – Guitar, Vocals, Bass
Jason Adams – Bass, Vocals, Guitar
Jamie Adams – Drums, Percussion

The band began in February 2006 as an acoustic duo and fully came into fruition as a rock four piece in September of that year. In their brief time together they have generated a continuously growing fan base, performed at The Ohio State Fair, participated in the 2nd annual Coshocton Memorial Fest which benefited Coshocton Hospice and have been featured on Rock 106.9 Late Night with Joe Kleon.

Joe Ross has been in several bands including Liquid Earth, The Sobriety Project and Bleeding James. Joe is an accomplished songwriter and is also working on several short stories and screen play ideas. Joe has performed in and around Coshocton, Kent, Akron, Canton and Cleveland.

Tim Ross is the guitarist, primary songwriter and one of the founding members of the band Liquid Earth. He is also a former member of the groups Infinity Plus 2, The Burning Down and Bleeding James. Tim has written music for the independent film The Hamlet Thing and, as a member of the band Liquid Earth has played such venues as The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Clevelands Hard Rock Cafe.

Jason Adams is a multi talented singer, songwriter and musician. He has been writing and performing with Joe in The Sobriety Project as well as having collaborated with Jeffery and Tim on a variety of musical projects. Jason also performs regularly with his brothers Jeff and Jamie and was the singer and guitarist of the band Circle Slide.

Jamie Adams is a musician and independant film maker. He has performed with Jason and their brother Jeff for many years.

The name The Sixth Degree comes from the theory that everyone in the world is connected to everyone else through a series of 6 other people. In our increasingly crowded society it is important to remember that we're all connected somehow.

Set List

Set lengths vary from 40 minutes - 2 hours

Original songs
Forgetting Tomorrow
Destroying Yesterday
Finding Apathy
Short Trip
Hard Goodbye
Inside The Lie
Do You Fear
Falls Apart

Cover songs
All Along The Watchtower - Jimi Hendrix/Bob Dylan
Through Glass - Stone Sour
Hey Jealousy - Gin Blossoms
Where Is My Mind - The Pixies
What's My Name Again - Blink 182
When I Come Around - Green Day
Wicked Game - Chris Isack/HIM
Beverly Hills - Weezer
Morning Star - AFI
Sunshine Of Your Love - Cream
Swallowed - Bush