Grand Rapids Rocks — Slumlord Radio
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 Slumlord Radio, 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
Who are all the members of your band, and what do they play?
Tommy Erickson – Vocals/Guitar
Mike Todd – Bass/Backing vocals
David Flynn – Drums
When did the band get together, and how?
Band got together in 2010, through a series of hijinks..all three band mates became good chums as members of the Flint, MI yacht club, very fancy. Tommy,David, and Mike were also long distance truck drivers.
How would you describe your music to someone?
Dirty fuzzy alt/punk/rock
Who are some of the bands that influence your music?
Soundgarden, MC5, Queens of the Stoneage, Nirvana, The Stooges, Alkaline Trio, Social Distortion,etc..
What other bands have your members been/are in?
All the big band,super famous bands from Belgium.
What other local bands would you recommend people check out?
Antilogical, The Waxines, Ten Second March, Ignite The Bouralis, The Sleeves, Murder Party!!
Where is your favorite place to play in Grand Rapids?
Besides the old folks home on Christmas morning? Mulligans,Quinn and Tuites, pretty much anywhere that will take us.
Where can we catch you performing next?
Quinn and Tuites. Saturday March 9th w/ The Waxines,Ten Second March, and The Sleeves.