Zeppelin, U2, NIN, Metallica, Aerosmith: all very different bands with one commonality – a passion for what they believe in and the ability to make you believe in whatever it is they’re selling. Ohio’s 8 KOunt is no different. They want you to believe in them, their music, and their ability to deliver the goods every time they take the stage. If their debut release "Cornered" is any indication, sign me up.
The Russ-T Cobb (Butch Walker, Sevendust, Bowling For Soup)and Ron Bennett produced disc delivers solid songwriting and an ample supply of both rock and pop sensibilities. Even a casual listen to songs like Very Thing, Insanity Defense and Because I Can and you get the sense that this band is going places – to rock radio, to music television, and if you’re lucky, to a venue in your
Their material translates well live. The guys in 8 KOunt certainly aren’t shoegazers, this band moves, and in addition to that, they think. A scan of the stage reveals that thought and care goes into their production, probably one of the reasons why the band has been tapped to open for numerous national acts. To learn more, visit them on the web at www.8kount.com.