Black Eyes & Neckties
|Black Eyes & Neckties|
|Genres||Hardcore, Horror punk|
New Regard Media
Krazy Keith Records
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Often abbreviated as "BENt", Black Eyes & Neckties was formed in 2002 by founding members Ryan Greer (Cadaver), Bradley Lockhart (Horror), Davey Albert (Crypt), Thomas Robinson (Juan) and Ryan Patterson (Dead Sexy).
In June 2009 they released a split vinyl 12" with The Russians on Krazy Keith Records. BENt was awarded "Best Rock Band" in Bellingham, WA in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 (tied with the Russians), and 2008 by What's Up!. In March 2009 they signed with the William Morris Agency and toured throughout the UK in May 2009.
They have also been featured in the Seattle newspaper The Stranger. BENt broke up in the Fall of 2009 after guitar player Josh Homicide quit the band. They played their final show on October 31, 2009 at The Nightlight Lounge in Bellingham, WA.
Recent projects of former members include Dryland (featuring Brad Lockhart and Ryan Greer), Rookery (featuring Brenda Beehler and Ryan Greer), Baltic Cousins (featuring Brad Lockhart), and Dog Shredder/Wild Throne (featuring Josh (Homicide) Holland)
The band currently consists of six members:
- Bradley Horror (vocals)
- Ryan Cadaver (guitar)
- Davey Crypt (drums)
- Brenda Grimm (keyboard)
( Josh Homicide (guitar)
- The Fist (bass).
- Stiletto (2004)
- Apparition! (2007)
- Black Eyes & Neckties/The Russians (Split 12") (2009)