Eric Bradley (musician)
|Birth name||Eric Michael Bradley|
|Born||10 December 1970|
|Origin||Chicago, Illinois, USA|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, bass guitar|
|Associated acts||Jerry Cantrell
The Young Royals
|Website||The Young Royals|
Eric Bradley is a Los Angeles-based guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He currently serves as the guitarist and backup vocalist for the band Levinhurst and lead vocalist and guitarist in the band The Young Royals. He graduated from William Fremd High School in 1989.
Melt and The Young Royals
In 2003, after touring in support of Alice in Chains guitarist Jerry Cantrell, Bradley formed the band Melt with Comes with the Fall bassist Adam Stanger and drummer Josh Howser; they were later joined by second guitarist Jason Saracco. Melt released a five-track EP titled Color the Sky in 2005 before changing their name to The Young Royals in 2007. Their debut album Day of Truths came out later that year.
As of 2012, The Young Royals have undergone some lineup changes with Shane Soloski and Eric Leiderman respectively on bass and drums and released a new five-track EP called Prelude to A Good Heavy.
In addition to fronting The Young Royals, Bradley also serves as the guitarist and backup vocalist for Levinhurst, an independent musical project that blends the surnames of vocalist Cindy Levinson and her husband Lol Tolhurst, former drummer and keyboardist for The Cure. Bradley first appeared on their second album House by the Sea, on which he also plays bass guitar, released in 2007. They were later joined by Michael Dempsey, another founding member of The Cure, and released a third album in 2009 called Blue Star. That same year Alice in Chains released Black Gives Way to Blue, their first album in 14 years; Jerry Cantrell listed Bradley and Howser among the many people he wished to thank within the liner notes.
|Color the Sky (extended play)||2005||Motor Avenue Records||Melt|
|The Grey (extended play)||2006||What Are Records?||Levinhurst|
|House by the Sea||2007|
|Day of Truths||Motor Avenue Records||The Young Royals|
|Blue Star||2010||Imaginary Music||Levinhurst|
|Prelude to A Good Heavy (extended play)||2012||Motor Avenue Records||The Young Royals|
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- The Young Royals bio
- Rademacher, Brian Rock Eyez Webzine: The Young Royals – “Day of Truths” – CD Review , "Rock Eyez" Retrieved on 4 May 2011.
- Allmusic -Color the Sky
- Young Royals - Day Of Truths CD