Four area bands battle it out for a week of airplay in the Flint Town Throwdown. This week's bands are Black Market Rebellion, Variables, Sick Smile and Hollywood Vampires — listen to the tracks and vote for your favorite now. Don't forget to tune in Monday nights at 10p to hear all this week's bands as well as the winner from the previous week. If you have a band and want to be in the Throwdown, link to the submission form at the bottom of the page or simply email your radio-edited (Seriously, that means NO EFFING F-Bombs!) track to tree@banana1015.comwith the subject line "Flint Town Throwdown."

  • Black Market Rebellion

    'Scream Hallelujah' [audio:http://banana1015.com/files/2013/08/Black-Market-Rebellion-Scream-Hallelujah.mp3|titles=Black Market Rebellion - Scream Hallelujah]

    Black Market Rebellion is a unique Rock & Roll band born from the Winter of 2011. Combining a variety of styles such as Hard Rock, Pop, Alternative, Punk & Metal…They've created an eclectic brand of music sure to capture the attention of fans.

  • Variables

    'Dimensions'[audio:http://banana1015.com/files/2013/08/Variables-Dimensions-Edit.mp3|titles=Variables - Dimensions]

    Variables are a five piece Metal/Djent band from Flint, MI. In just about a year's time, the band has amassed a sizable following and are currently recording their debut EP.=

  • Sick Smile

    'Web of Lies' [audio:http://banana1015.com/files/2013/08/Sick-Smile-Web-of-Lies-Edit.mp3|titles=Sick Smile - Web of Lies (Edit)]

    Sick Smile is a band from Detroit, Michigan. With music that is groove based and danceable, it retains a rock edge but projects a catchy pop feel. This combination of different genres produces a familiar yet fresh sound that is highly listenable. The foundation of the group is built on solid and tasteful drumming. A thick layer of bass holds down the bottom end and rounds out the rhythm section. The guitarist provides texture and melody in an understated yet consistent manner. Completing the group is one high-energy front man who was born to perform and lives to entertain. Welcome to the music of Sick Smile.

  • Hollywood Vampires

    'Hellbound' [audio:http://banana1015.com/files/2013/08/Hollywood-Vampires-Hellbound.mp3|titles=Hollywood Vampires - Hellbound]

    High energy rock music with lyrics about love, life, lust and everything that has happened to them in their lives which makes for relate-able scenarios that any listener can find enjoyable. Catchy choruses and instrument parts to call home about.