Alternative/Indie / Rock
Late in the summer of 2005, The Farside Frenzy had been long broken up, leaving vocalist Chris Ferrino free with a pile of notebooks and no way to put his inner feelings to music. March of Sound had just broken up, putting guitarist Greg Jandrys without a place to articulate his feelings in the form of innovative, but simplistic guitar riffs. It was in a hung over and quite burnt out ride home from Lake Sunapee that the two got to talking. The Smiths were on the stereo, as Chris and Greg talked about their numerous musical projects and the ...
Hard Rock/Metal / Jazz/Blues / Instrumentals
Hate Camels is an instrumental band which combines jazz, metal and comedy for a "prog-rock" sound. Band members consist of four working jazz musicians(Geoff Cleveland-keys, etc./leader/composer, Dave Devine-guitars, Paul McDaniel-bass, Mike Whited Jr.-drums) and sometimes a comedian (Chuck Roy).
What is a Hate Camel?
HATE CAMEL = CURMUDGEON as described by comedian Bill Hicks in his final performance. (Curmudgeon = "a crusty, ill-tempered and usually old man"-Webster's)
HATE CAMELS = a "Life Metal/Death Comedy/Jazz" band led by keyboardist Geoff Cleveland and also featuring Dave Devine-guitars, Paul McDaniel-bass and Mike Whited-drums (sometimes ...