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Rebelution Biography

Last updated: 01/24/2011

Come from Santa Barbara California Rebelution has become the front runner for grassroots independent and tour-driven music groups representing Cali-reggae scene Originally formed in 2004 members Eric Rachmany (vocals / guitar) Rory Carey (keyboards) Wesley Finley (drums) and Marley D Williams ( bass) met in college, was living in Isla Vista, a popular beach community in Santa Barbara, it was there that the seeds of Rebelution's future would be planted and would infuse his kickback "carefree" vibes catchy chorus and upbeat inspiring and engaging music that would make their listeners with the feeling that they have the power to make this world a better place

during the 2004-05 Rebelution began to build momentum by consistently venueshows and independently releasing an EP before they knew it they were one of the biggest drawing bands not only in reggae Community but in the whole area ", it definitely went to the next level when we had literally thousands of people who see us perform in Isla Vista Friday nights' shares Rachmany band's upbeat very danceable track was to chart a direct course for bigger and better things

Rebelution released their first full length album "Courage to grow" in June 2007 which would become the breakthrough album for the band The album was praised for its crafty melodies socially conscious lyrics and savvy musicianship Rebelution quickly became known for staying strong in the roots of vintage reggae sounds while that appeal is not just reggae listeners But alsofor music lovers of all genres,

"Courage to grow" went on to collect mass downloads and radio play on the monster stations such as San Francisco's Live 105, where their single "safe and sound" was played on heavy rotation by spinning at 91x San Diego and Los Angeles' KROQ The album hit an all time high when it was chosen as iTunes Editor choices for best reggae album in 2007 In addition to "The courage to grow" has been in the top 10 iTunes reggae album sales since its release two years ago was still on the Billboard Top Reggae Albums Chart for 36 weeks and reached # 4 constant national and international tour has also been the band they are

Now it's two years since their last album, Rebelution has given his fans their highly anticipated sophomore full-length album "Bright Side of Life" On 4 Augustin 2009 "Bright Side of Life" was officially released and dominated the iTunes charts solidifies # 1 spot on iTunes in the reggae music genre and the # 3 spot for best album into the U.S. in all genres of music album also debuted at # 54 on the Billboard Top 200 # 7 on the Billboard Indie Album and # 1 on the Billboard Reggae charts "Bright Side of Life" joined the likes of top artists such as Modest Mouse, Colbie Caillat Whitney Houston Black Eyed Peas and Kings of Leon

Recorded in his hometown of Santa Barbara in Santa Barbara Sound Design Rebelution in the studio day after Depeche Mode completed their sessions for the "Sounds of the Universe" "Bright Side of Life" features 12 new signature songs blending the band's cohesive mix of reggae, rock and hip-hop influences in a Calliope teeming with frontman Eric Rachmany's Santana-esque guitar squalls Marley D Williams down and attack the bass lines with the psychedelic and tasteful piano and Hammond B-3 stylist of Rory Carey and jazz rock fusion of Wesley Finley's feature drums and percussion

of the new album Rebelution shares "After the positive response from fans and critics for "Courage to grow" and is touring in support of it for the last few years, we are pleased to finally reveal our new material for the fans who have waited so patiently, we have played many of the new songs live, but the recorded versions will have that "studio magic" from all of the time we have placed on them "the band says that their second album will show their growth in maturity musically with a more polished sound with a flare of new styles that fans and future fans have yet to hear "Bright Side of Life" also has an overall theme of encouragement band shares "But it was important for all of us in the band to be motivated to continue with what we do best, which makes the music we know people in world could use some encouragement in this time to stay motivated and that's what we got a lot of inspiration for this album

the release of "Bright Side of Life" is the first release under the Rebelution's newly formed record company 87 Music in collaboration with Controlled substance Sound Labs and Silverback Music California-based music collective that also is home to artists Slightly Stoopid Pepper and end their respective publishers artist

For the remainder of 2009 moves into 2010 Rebelution plans tourto promote the "Bright Side of Life" and to follow up on previous national efforts which includes sold-out concerts at places like The House of Blues San Diego, Anaheim and Los Angeles and The Fillmore in San Francisco and more in Florida, Colorado, Texas and South Carolina, The has already shared the stage with famous artists like The Offspring 311 Slightly Stoopid Willie Nelson Damian Marley Bob Dylan and Ludacris with many more notable artists to come Rebelution also will play an "iTunes live broadcast at the Palms in Las Vegas" feature later this year