I love Grand Rapids and all it has to offer with local music, so I decided why not feature local bands here on wgrd.com! Today's featured Dead In 5, they answered a few questions for me below! Check them out, and if you're in a local band who wants to be featured fill out this form. I don’t just feature anyone, so don’t suck and you’ll get the Jackie stamp of approval ;) Find me on facebook too, to follow all your favorite local bands, and GRD news by clicking HERE
Band Name: Dead in 5

Who are all the members of your band, and what do they play?

Dana "Deadly" Forrester- Bass
Robert Libres - Vocals
Peder "The Terminator" Seglund - Guitar
Brent "Lucky 7" Hall - Guitar
Ryan "Schimdog" Schimming - Drums

When did the band get together, and how?

Dead in 5 rose from the ashes of acclaimed Detroit hard rock bands 60 Second Crush and Mansfield Park. Dead in 5 had their first live show in January 2013 inside one of the City's most notorious motorcycle clubs. Since their live debut, Dead in 5 has quickly become one of Detroit's most in-demand live acts - headlining A list venues and rockin' the area's largest festivals!

How would you describe your music to someone?

Outlaw rockers Dead in 5 grind out original hard rock that evokes a sonic mash up Soundgarden, Ministry, Clutch and Led Zeppelin!

Dead in 5's music will be featured prominently in "Pro-Wrestlers Vs. Zombies" (Troma Films) starring WWE legends Roddy Piper, Kurt Angle and more!

Who are some of the bands that influence your music?

Soundgarden, Clutch, Motorhead, Rob Zombie, Led Zeppelin

What other bands have your members been/are in?

60 Second Crush and Mansfield Park

What other local bands would you recommend people check out?


Where is your favorite place to play in Grand Rapids?

The Intersection

Where can we catch you performing next?

We're rocking with GODSMACK - The Rave, Milwaukee, WI - August 4

August 10 - Dirtfest, Birch Run Expo Center, Birch Run, MI

Sept. 14 - Altered Skin Revolution Festival, Saginaw, MI

Sept. 20 - Token Lounge, Westland, MI