Grand Rapids Rocks- Devin And The Dead Frets
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 Devin and the Dead Frets, these guys also won ROUND 1 of Rocktagon Throwdown! 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
Devin and The Dead Frets
Who are all the members of your band, and what do they play?
Zach Nelson - Bass guitar
Eric Batenburg - lead guitar
Jordan kerbyson - drums
Devin Weber - lead vocals and rhythm guitar
When did the band get together, and how?
June of 2011 we formed as a band. We to Hopkins high school together and we knew that each of us were somewhat into playing music so we just started jamming together that summer and eventually became Devin and the Dead frets.
How would you describe your music to someone?
Feel good music, Blues, rock, and grunge.
Who are some of the bands that influence your music?
Nirvana, black keys, sublime, and the White stripes.
What other bands have your members been/are in?
This is the only band we have been dedicated to.
What other local bands would you recommend people check out?
Stone thrown, The Outer Vibe, Afro Zuma, and Wayland
Where is your favorite place to play in Grand Rapids?
Founders Brewing Company
Where can we catch you performing next?