Four area bands battle it out for a week of airplay in the Flint Town Throwdown. This week's bands are Shock Wave, Chaos Rains, My Black Heart and BulletProof — listen to the tracks and vote for your favorite now. Don't forget to tune in Monday nights at 11p to hear all this week's bands as well as the winner from the previous week.

  • Shockwave

    'Bullet Train'[audio:http://banana1015.com/files/2012/09/Shock-Wave-Bullet-Train-mp3.mp3]

    Introducing - Shock Wave - a young power trio from Detroit. This throwback group of youngsters focus on making straight forward, hard hitting rock & roll. Shock Wave is a breath of fresh air for those who thought that Hard Rock was dead. With a priority on musicianship and song writing, Shock Wave has a mature sound well beyond their respective ages. They released their self titled debut CD in June this year and have been playing all over Michigan to support it. Watch for them coming to a venue near you!

  • Chaos Rains

    'My Disease'[audio:http://banana1015.com/files/2012/09/Chaos-Rains-My-Disease.mp3]

    Choas Rains is one of Detroit's most recognized Hard Rock bands. With the release of thier latest CD, "White Trash Beauty Queen", the band now commands audience attendance numbers in excess of 150+ persons per show. The exemplary performances of this band yield accolades from even the hardest critics and the band boasts a fan base increase of 90% of new comers from each show.

  • My Black Heart

    'Drowning'[audio:http://banana1015.com/files/2012/09/My-Black-Heart-Drowning.mp3]

    My Black Heart is a combination of 3 of the area's best rock bands all rolled up into one. Scott Christy (Ballz Deluxe) on guitar, lead singer Kevin Kanka and lead guitar Tommy Furbacher (Panic Trigger), bassist Michael Massie and drum god Zo (Overloaded) unite to form a super rock extravaganza! Their debut self titled E.P. was produced and mixed by Chuck Alkazian (Pop Evil, Trust Company, Bobaflex) and features 5 undeniable radio ready hits. Sit back and enjoy the magic of ROCK!

  • BulletProof

    'Walk Away'[audio:http://banana1015.com/files/2012/09/BulletProof-Walk-Away.mp3]

    Formed on January 16, 2012, "BulletProof" is a Hard Rock band that was formed from many previous bands. Consisting of Josh Coates, Ryan Ryngaert, Vince Rubino, and Joe Rubino, BulletProof hails from Detroit, MI. In the process of recording their first EP, BulletProof just finished their second song through B.J. Perry at Wall Of Sound Studio. BulletProof has received much air time on Detroit Rock Stations, and has played shows all over SE Michigan.