What´s the music scene like in Brazil? What does it take to be a metal band in LA? Arson Strike answers….
ARSON-STRIKE is an American band formed in 2012 in Los Angeles, CA. The band started out playing in different venues on the Sunset Strip, like the Whisky a GoGo, Rainbow Bar & Grill and the now extinct Key Club. The first line up consisted of Ferdinand, Matt and Rui. In 2013, Steve Anderson joined ARSON-STRIKE, fact marked by the recording of the first video for the first singe: “Overdrive”. They are currently writing and playing shows in Los Angeles, CA.
- Ferdinand started at age 16, in a cover band
- Ferdinand´s brother influenced him, his brother played rock music
- Age 13, reading biographies of those bands made him want to be a performer
- Won in a huge competition in Brazil
- Music scene in Brazil
- Searched long for a guitarist, met Steve at Maui´s
- Steve is From Allentown, Pennsylvania
- Steve wanted to be a musician at age 15 after seeing Quiet Riot in concert
- Name Arson Strike
- Motorcycles in their videos
- Sunset Strip Festival
It´s not the guitar that makes the guitarist, It´s the guitar player!
BEST GIG: Rainbow Bar & Grill
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SONG OF THE SHOW
“Burning Now” by Arson Strike