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Bang Camaro

bangcamaro.jpgDo you know Bang Camaro? They are getting buzz thanks to the popular video game Rock Band. Don't worry, I'm trying to learn how to really play bass, so I don't know much about Rock Band (or Guitar Hero for that matter).

So anyway, Bang Camaro just might be glam. They've got three guitar players, a bassist, a drummer and about 15 singers! Yes, 15! Their self-titled debut is full of arena rock anthems - I guess that's not a surprise considering you need an arena so the entire band can fit onto the stage!

Here are a couple Bang Camaro videos. The first is of "Push Push (Lady Lightning)."

Now here's a promotional video for the band. The song is "Rock Rebellion" and it's a little heavier than "Push Push."

If you can hear the blatant touches of KISS, Iron Maiden, Motley Crue and Poison - good for you! This band lists just about every 80s Metal act as an influence. That can only mean good things for us. Yes, I think it's safe to say Bang Camaro is bringing back glam!

Bang Camaro on Myspace

Reader Comments (9)

these sounds good.
the song "Push Push (Lady Lightning)" was featured on guitar hero 2. where i heard them first as well, i had forgotten about them until this
January 6, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterLizzyLightz
don't fall for it -- this band's members are members of popular indie rock groups and they're doing Bang Camaro as a tongue-in-cheek, ironic glam side-project. false glam.
January 6, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterVince Neilstein
I love the song "Push Push (Lady Lightning)", but can't really recall any of the other songs sticking with me. As to being "false glam," I don't really care. If it sounds good, it sounds good, whether it's done tongue-in-cheek or not.
January 6, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterJason
Its actually a solid CD. It could have been a lot better if they found 1 really good singer versus the 10 - 20 found on the CD, but the music is enjoyable.

Sort of a hair metal chorus band.

Rob Rockitt

I have this on my Want List but I wont pick it up unless I can get it cheap. What I've heard so far is OK but I think one singer, maybe even two, would be enough. All those singers seems like more a gimmick than substance.

Heavy Metal Addiction
January 9, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterRhodeislandrock
June 5, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterGarrett
o yea
if you wanna call me my number is 446-9838
June 5, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterGarrett
fuck this shitty stupid band!!.
January 16, 2009 | Unregistered Commentersenor sleaze
Bang Camaro never claim to be glam, and therefore cannot be called false glam. They do not use hairspray (thank god), they do not wear make-up (thank all the gods), and the do not wear spandex (thank all that is holy!). They take their inspiration from 80's metal, arena rock, and anthem rock.
Why do they have that many singers? They wanted the gang vocal style without having to resort to studio trickery to get it. Some bands would even pipe in vocals on stage during live shows in order to achieve that sound.

...and yes, they are an indie band. Indie is short for independent, and they do everything themselves. They make and produce their own albums in the home of one of the band members without the help of big record companies or producers, and they rely on fans to help spread the word about them. This is what rock and roll is all about!
March 5, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterBishopLW

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