The Dandies

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Coastal Son are a 4 piece Rock band from Hochdorf, Lucerne Switzerland (formerly "The Dandies",, Jan 17, 2013)

Current line up[edit]

  • Adrian Weber -Vocals/Guitar
  • Eric Weber - Guitar/Vocals
  • Dimitri Schubiger - Bass/Vocals
  • Fabian Voirol - Drums/Vocals

Previous members[edit]

  • Adi Schröter - Bass - 2009-2010
  • Samuel Weber - Bass - 2006-2009


Forming in 2006, Coastal Son with Swiss and USA roots, evolved into a 4 piece rock band. During 2009-2011 the band were recording and developing alongside Grammy nominated producer Chris "Frenchie" Smith and their manager Antony Meola. They recorded most of their music at Leeders Farm Recording Studios owned by Dan Hawkins (musician).

During the last few years they have played various venues across Switzerland & Europe supporting bands such as, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Band of Skulls, The Horrors Sixteen Deluxe, & Children Collide as well as playing many international festivals such as Festival Internacional de Benicàssim, Exit (festival), South by Southwest & Reeperbahn festival.

The band were hyped by the press and various articles can be found online including Aol Spinner, Kings Of A&R, and NME quoted them as "Switzerlands Answer To Kings Of Leon And The Strokes".

In 2011 the band moved to England to secure their recording contract with upper 11 music, home to artist such as, Ida Maria, Rev Theory and Eli "Paperboy" Reed

The band's first single Battle Cry was released on the 15th May 2011, in support of single the band supported Meat Puppets on all dates during their Lollipop European tour. It is rumored their debut album is scheduled in for an early 2013 release.


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