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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Hardcore: Meet the 2015 RFT Music Award Nominees

Posted By on Wed, Jun 10, 2015 at 9:34 AM

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The 2015 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is set to be the biggest local music festival in St. Louis history. On June 20, nearly 100 local bands will play across ten venues in the Grove Neighborhood, including just about every genre possible, sans polka. From now until the showcase, we will supply you with the lowdown on every act nominated for an RFT Music Award, so you can be in the know with regards to your vote. Read on and get familiar with your local scene. And don't forget to mark your calendar for June 20!

See also: -- The Complete 2015 RFT Music Showcase Schedule -- Vote Now For the 2015 RFT Music Awards


Everything Went Black

PHOTO BY SARAH SOUDERS.
  • Photo by Sarah Souders.

Brandon Hoffman (Vocals) Chris Moore (Guitar) James Ridling (Bass) Chris Stanton (Guitar) Josh Von Hoorebeke (Drums)

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Life Like

PHOTO BY PRITEN VORA.
  • Photo by Priten Vora.

Joseph Sulier (Vocals) James Ridling (Guitar) Jack Fister (Bass) Josh Van Hoorebeke (Drums)

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Read more about Life Like in our 2014 interview:

Have you ever heard that early '90s WNYU radio interview feud between Born Against and Sick of it All? St. Louis' Life Like would be the love-/hate-child that would result from that infamous debate, deftly bridging the gap between the hard-edged and the politically charged subsects of the late '80s NYHC sound.

Lumpy and the Dumpers

PHOTO BY MABEL SUEN.
  • Photo by Mabel Suen.

Martin Meyer (Everything - live band is rotating cast)

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Q

PHOTO BY STEPHEN HOULDSWORTH.
  • Photo by Stephen Houldsworth.

Austin Roberts (Vocals) Matthew Walker (Drums) Jack Fister (Guitar) Mike Jones (Bass)

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Rüz

PHOTO BY AUSTIN NITSUA.
  • Photo by Austin Nitsua.

Ben Osborne (Vocals) Landon Zirkelbach (Bass) Brandon Arscott (Guitar) Kelly Smalls (Guitar) Jimmy Eberle (Drums)

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Previously: - Americana - Blues - Country - Cover Band - DJ - Electronic (Eclectic) - Electronic (Dance) - Emo - Experimental - Folk - Hard Rock - Hip-Hop (Group)

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