MEMBERS: Daniel Emano (bass), 17, Everglades High; Allan Rivas (guitar/vocals), 18, Everglades High; Kevin Lopez (drums), 17, Everglades High; Carlos Casademont (vocals), 16, American High; Justin Trudeau (guitar/vocals), 19, Everglades graduate.
TOGETHER: 3 months
QUOTE: "We have mixed two different genres of rock that have never been mixed before. We feel unique in our own way. We wanna make people happy with our music and influence them to make their own."
MORE INFO: www.myspace.com/atdflorida
MEMBERS: Nick Inman (guitar), 19, Coconut Creek; Jesse Inman (drums), sophomore, Stoneman Douglas High; Brian Nakata (vocals), senior, Stoneman Douglas High; David Voss (bass), senior, Monarch High
Genre: Melodic Hardcore TOGETHER: 8 months
QUOTE: "We take time in writing our music, which makes us good."
MORE INFO: www.myspace.com/awakefl
MEMBERS: Lennon Livesay (vocals/guitar/keyboard), senior, Flanagan High; Efrain Lopez (bass), 19, Miami; Jake Pflum (guitar), junior,
Cypress Bay High; Alan Penton (drums), junior, Flanagan
TOGETHER: 5 years
QUOTE: "We like to play pop-punk, but we like to headbang, too."
MORE INFO: www.blanktaperocks.com