Torrent

Torrent

BandAlternativeRock

Zeppelin meets A Perfect Circle meets Pearl Jam. Quality songwriting! Melodic rock songs with a slight dark edge. Lyrics you can easily understand and sing to. We do not sound like the current "emo" trend!

Biography

After losing our homes and our city in hurricane Katrina we have been forced to relocate to Jackson, Ms. to continue doing what we do best! Torrent is based out of New Orleans, La. and have been together since 2002. After being discovered at the Los Angeles portion of the New York Film and Music Festival, we began work with Sony/Playtone records producer Mark Wolfson( Stone Temple Pilots, Talking Heads) to record our first official release. We recorded at guitar icon Steve Vai's Mothership Studios in Hollywood, CA. Our influences include: Pearl Jam, Led Zeppelin, Faith No More, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Mr. Bungle, Incubus, and STP. Our bassist and drummer are professionally trained. We've played at some of the best clubs in the southeast including: House of Blues-New Orleans( 6x in the last year), Hard Rock Cafe- New Orleans (Battle of the Bands finalist), Howlin' Wolf, Twiropa, Upstairs Downstairs-Biloxi, Rudyard's-Houston, Tal's-Hattiesburg just to name a few. Torrent's brand of fresh rock is sure to be a major player in today's resurging rock scene! Torrent's music has most recently been heard on B97.1 and 106.7 The End in New Orleans, also rock 93.9 in Jackson, Ms. Torrent was recently chosen out of 70 bands to perform at Psych Fest II in New Orleans. Torrent has also been chosen out of over 50 bands from around the US to perform at Club LaVela's Battle of the Bands in Panama City Beach, Fl on Sat. Aug 13, '05. In Nov. Torrent will performing at the Connexion International Music Festival in Jacksonville, FL.

Discography

We have a self-titled 5 track cd that we recorded at guitar legend Steve Vai's Mothership Studio in Hollywood, CA. which is available for purchase at all of our shows and soon fans will be able to purchase them at www.cdbaby.com

Set List

Set is usually all original material.
Song titles include: (Easily an hour set)
1. Make This Right
2. Raise Up
3. I've Had Enough
4. Step Back
5. Bowl Me Over
6. Live It Up
7. Affair
8. Communication
9. The Right Thing
10. Feel
11. Watch It All
12. DeMilo
13. The Catalyst Within
14. Safe and Unsound
15. Stave Along
16. This Time