Hometown: Takoma Park
Current members: Billy Coulter, lead vocals and guitar; Tommy Derr, lead guitar and vocals; Doug Tull, drums; Barry Warsaw, bass and backing vocals
Founded in: 2003
Style: Americana, roots, power pop
Influenced by: Ian Hunter, John Lennon, Bob Dylan, David Bowie, the Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen
Notable: After a 20-year hiatus from music, the band released a warmly received self-titled album in late 2003. Though a new EP is in the works, Coulter still considers the first album a high point for himself and the band.
Quotable: "That [album] is the one thing I truly put my heart into," Coulter said. "I absolutely did my best, and I'm really proud of the result. ... The songs couldn't be ignored, so I started hammering them out."
Information about the band: billycoulter.com
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