JonnyX and the Groadies

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JonnyX and the Groadies
JX ATG Satyricon.jpg
JonnyX and the Groadies at Satyricon, Portland, OR
Background information
Origin Portland, Oregon, USA
Genres Metal
Cybergrind
Electronica
Years active 1996–present
Website www.groadies.com
Members JonnyX
Travis West
Invisible Touch
Professor Romagna
Past members Cool Nuts
Scott Noben
Greg Chapel
Kevin Millard
Kristopher Whitley

JonnyX and the Groadies (commonly written as JX:ATG) is a Portland, Oregon Cybergrind band. They consist of "JonnyX" (vocals/beatbox), "Nasty Travis" (guitar, drum machine programming, lyrics), "DJ Invisible Touch" (8-string bass) and "Professor Romagna" (master control).[1] JonnyX's music usually contains high tempo drum beats, heavily distorted guitar at high tempo, and bass playing medium-tempo semi-melodic riffs. The metal malaise is sometimes augmented with sinister synthesizer sounds.

Live Concerts[edit]

The Santa suits used in a JonnyX and the Groadies Concert

JonnyX and the Groadies only play all ages venues. Their live shows require much preparation because of their signature array of black lights, strobe lights, lasers, and fog machines.[2] Professor Romagna's setup contains a wide array of electronics that has occasionally blown circuits.
The members of JX:ATG play in an impressive and ever-expanding collection of spandex suits, and other outrageous costumes such as the memorable Santa suits.

Members[edit]

Current members[edit]

  • Jonnyx (Jonathan Chard) - Vocals (1996–present)
  • Travis West - Guitar, Guitar Synth, Programming (1996–present)
  • Invisible Touch (Nathan Backous) - Bass guitar (1997–present)
  • Professor Romagna (Jeremy Romagna) - Master control (1999–present)

Former members[edit]

  • Cool Nuts (David Fuccillo) - Drums (1996–1997)
  • Greg Chapel - Bass guitar (1996–1997)
  • Kevin Millard - Guitar (1996–1997)
  • Scott Noben - Drums (1997–1999)
  • Kristopher Whitley - Guitar (1997-????)

Discography[edit]

Date of Release Title Label
July 4, 2005 I Self-Released
2010 The Upheaval On Titan Self-Released

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gnade, Adam. "JonnyX and the Groadies Interview!", "Portland Mercury", July 3, 2006. Accessed March 28, 2007.
  2. ^ Maerz, Jennifer. "Sci-Fi Invasion", "The Stranger", December 18–24, 2003. Accessed March 28, 2007.

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