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97X NBT Artist of the Week: 888

  • 3:01 pm Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 by Kyle Taylor
888 "Critical Mistakes"

888 might seem like a brand new band, but in fact they are a reincarnated version of Drop Dead, Gorgeous, a hardcore manic metal band that originated in 2004. Between 2004 and 2011 they released three full length albums, but subsequently went on a hiatus following 2011. They briefly reappeared in 2013 as Bleach Blonde, but that didn’t last.

Third time is the charm, right?

The current members, Danny Stills, drummer Danny Cooper and keyboardist/programmer Aaron Rothe, are back as 888 and have dropped the metal sound and hardcore vibes for a more laid back radio friendly alt pop sound. Right off the bat they received more radio [More]