Wheatmonkeys

Wheatmonkeys

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The band has toured across Canada several times with showcases at WCMA, NXNE, CMW and JunoFest. Two singles were released to commercial radio.

Biography

Since the release of “Hotter than a Pistol” in Oct 2006, the band has toured across Canada several times with showcases at WCMA, NXNE and JunoFest. Two singles were released to commercial radio under the watch of radio promoter Oscar Furtado (Holy McNarland, 54•40). With ads all over western and central Canada and light to medium rotation in several markets as well as charting in the top ten on many college stations.

The band has just completed the first video for the single “heat” that will be sent out over February with the help of a publicist. With hundreds of shows under their belts, the band has built a loyal fan base from coast to coast. The next step for the band is touring in the US market, the band will on there first US tour This Summer

For the new album, the band enlisted the talents of Darin Phieffer (Goldfinger) to play drums, and worked with acclaimed Engineer Mike Fraser (Hedley, GOB, Aerosmith, AC/DC, The Cult) who was tapped to mix the project.

Since the Release of DANGER the band has
showcased for the industry at such events as
Canada Music Week 2003, COCA 2003 and
Prairie Music Week 2002/2003 as well as touring
across the country several times Including
opening dates for Goldfinger and other great bands.

The band has had great support from both College
and commercial radio, charting in the top 5 on
various college charts across the country.
The first Single “8-Track” stayed in rotation for over
11 weeks on Saskatoon’s “Rock 102”. Commercial
radio all over western Canada has supported
the fi rst single being played on stations like:
The Goat-Lloydminster, Rock 102-Saskatoon,
XFM- Vancouver, CFOX-Calgary, The Bear-Edmonton. “8-track” and was also featured in 2 Provincial wide Sasktel Commercials.

“Energetic does not describe the juiced-up performance of this four-piece, who put
on one hell of a show.” -The Sheaf, University of Saskatchewan, Dec 5, 2002.

“Rock with a Punk attitude.”–The Sheaf, University of Saskatchewan, Sept 12, 2002.

“With the release of their new album, Danger, the Wheatmonkeys have reached exciting
new levels of success.” -The Sheaf, University of Saskatchewan, Nov 28, 2002.

“Punk...this is how it is supposed to be...loud, bold and dangerous!” -Studio Brussels Demo Poll, Brussels Belgium. June 2002.

Discography

Wheatmonkeys "Danger" Released Aug 2002
Wheatmonkeys "Heat" Released Oct 2006