Deadringer – Flint Town Throwdown Band of 2012 Candidate
Flint, Michigan is known worldwide as a blue-collar town tarnished by violence, crime, poverty, and outright unemployment. A place ignored and abandoned by government, God, and even its own people. It’s a place that forces you to stare reality in the face on a daily basis. With an unfortunate and often televised story around every corner, yet out of this waste land emerges power like no other, a live hard roll harder, grit in the eye, beer slinging force set to a groove that produces a no nonsense, no “Schmidtbull” style. Using the philosophy that their hometown was built on, Flint, Michigan’s Deadringer brings over a decade of busting ass to the table with a full on assault of sound on the ears.
Formed in 2005 Deadringer is currently made up of dueling lead guitarists Derek Fletcher and Thomas Jon, bassist Marshall Barnett, drummer Paul Bissonnette Jr and vocalist Gabe Allen. The band formed from splinters of a number of influential Flint metal bands such as Skin Casket/ I Decay, Foundation of Power, Eyes of Dominance, and Dejection. Since its inception, Deadringer has produced a self-titled demo in 2008, along with a new follow up kicked up 10 notches album “Last One Standing” Layered with the a good combination of old school groove and thrash metal and many modern elements, Deadringer . Deadringer brings professionalism to all aspects of their show that only comes with such experience. A tightly woven, full sounding, thrash entity, Deadringer is ready and willing to bring their brand of American metal to your stage.
Deadringer brings a bar brawling energy to the stage with powerful riff driven songs, thundering rhythm section, and in your face vocals. Be prepared for the nuclear punch in the face that is Deadringer.
Deadringer – Nailed