Refuge and Ruin is an alternative/modern rock band in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. We write musically and lyrically relevant songs dealing with the dualities of life: justice and mercy, love and hate, pain and joy, light and darkness. We play primarily our own songs with a few covers, and we hope you find our music original and appealing. Our debut album, Break Free, will be released in the near future. We believe we carry a responsibility to address real, earth-shattering issues that face modern audiences, and we're determined to make our message known. To hear our music for yourself, visit our myspace at www.myspace.com/refugeandruin. For more information, check out refugeandruin.yolasite.com or send us an email at email@example.com. Thanks for your interest!
We are a kick ass in your face country and rock band. We play a wide variety of styles ranging from the 's to the current hits of today. We have played all over the southeast and our lead singer has performed at the Grand Ole Opry, Ryman Auditorium, Wildhorse Saloon and many other venues. Genre: Alternative Country, Rock, Top-40 Influences: Country and Rock and Roll Music. Members of Band: Matthew Ramirez- Lead Singer Joel Sloan- Lead Guitar Heath Lambert- Bass Guitar Jasn Neese- Drums Available for anything large are small. We can tailor to any size venue.
LISA AND THE ELUSION BIOGRAPHY E-Lusion was created by Lisa Perkins in 1999. A native of Montgomery Alabama, Lisa has been entertaining audiences since she was 12 years old. For the past several years, Lisa and the Elusion has been traveling all over the southeastern United States and beyond, performing for various, concerts, private and corporate functions, wedding receptions, and other events. Often called "The little lady with the big voice", Lisa has astonished crowds everywhere with her amazing vocal skills. Lisa is preparing to release her 2nd CD, which is will has not yet been titled, in October of 2009. This new recording promises to be a hit all across the nation! Often being compared to and influenced by artist such as Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, and Aretha Franklin, Lisa considers herself to be tremendously blessed to be put in a category with such extremely talented veteran female artist. Lisa is also Owner and CEO of Titanium Music Productions, which is a recording studio, music production company, Artist management, music publishing company, and booking agency for live entertainment located in Montgomery Alabama. She is also the owner and founder of Baby Tiger Records, which is a subsidiary of Titanium Music Productions, and she is also an Independent Sales Consultant for Mary Kay Cosmetics. Lisa has also done TV & Newspaper interviews, as well as radio and talk shows because of the widespread interest in her and her band. She & her band also had the privilege of performing for The Honorable Don Siegleman, the Former Governor for the State of Alabama, for his election campaign. Lisa was specifically requested for this event. She and her band have also entertained huge celebrities such as Jay-Z, Julius Irving, Evander Holyfield, O.J. Simpson, Donald Trump, Magic Johnson, and the Legendary Smokey Robinson, among many others. This band was also filmed and broadcast on WAKA, Channel 8 news for their outstanding performance at the Music Festival for Alabama State University in September of 2000. Lisa was also featured on WSFA channel 12 whom did a 2 part series on her life and career in 2001.
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COOL RAYZ is an energetic variety dance band great for corporate events, weddings, conventions, balls and all manner of dance party functions. With six vocalists and styles ranging from funk, rock, country, 80's, beach, jazz and even some hip hip COOL RAYZ is well suited for any situation. COOL RAYZ comes equipped with a powerful but not overwhelming PA system for that clean, strong sound that makes listening a pleasure. For special situations we can have a steel drum player for that true caribbean sound. Although we are a full six piece band we can scale back our numbers to suit a variety of budgets. SPLASH is the name of our popular tropical island duo/trio, featuring the vocal stylings of Mr. J. R. Owen and Mitch Rencher on guitar and steel pans. Brandie Teresa - Vocals What can we say? What an entertainer! This lovely woman has a great voice and an even better stage personality. She's definately not shy! A great addition to COOL RAYZ J R Owen - Vocals & Bass The big guy has a lot of energy on stage and loves the soul sounds of the south as well as motown favorites. Always a crowd pleaser. J R is also a Licensed Realtor and a Licensed Massage Therapist. Norm Hastings - Keyboards & Vocals Norm comes ready to play. This small town keyboard prodigy from the hills of North Carolina adds to COOL RAYZ his own special brand of rockin', rappin' energy and excitement. Mitch Rencher - Drums & Vocals Originally from New Orleans this multi-instrumentalist excells as not only as a drummer but as a guitarist, vocalist and caribbean steel drummer. Mitch plays with J R in the tropical island group "SPLASH". Mitch is a former member of the Ole Miss Rebel tennis team and. USPTA certified tennis professional. Raul Sanchez - Guitar, Bass & Vocals This Chicago native has played all over the world for the U S troops as well as rockin' many local hot spots. Angie Kasal - Vocals A wonderful singer who just brings a smile to your face. Angie is a life saving, surgical nurse in her spare time . . seriously! Cheri Salvetti - Drums, Percussion & Vocals Dynamic rhythms pump up the energy level when this this talented performer joins COOL RAYZ