Charm City Devils
|Charm City Devils|
|Origin||Baltimore, Maryland, United States|
|Labels||The End, eOne/Fat Lady Music, Eleven Seven|
|Associated acts||SR-71, Child's Play|
Charm City Devils is a hard rock band from Baltimore, Maryland. The band was founded by singer/song writer and former Child's Play and SR-71 drummer John Allen and includes bassist Anthony Arambula, drummer Jason Heiser, and guitarists Victor Karrera and Nick Kay (also of Child's Play).
The band was first signed to Eleven Seven Music in 2009. After signing with Eleven Seven Music, Mötley Crüe bassist and Eleven Seven Music chairman, Nikki Sixx, suggested the band's current name Charm City Devils.
Their debut album Let's Rock-N-Roll was released in 2009. The band released two singles from their debut album: "Let's Rock n' Roll (Endless Road)" and "Best of the Worst". They were named BEST NEW ROCK BAND by iTunes for 2009. "Let's Rock n' Roll (Endless Road)" reached #40 on Billboard' s Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart.
On January 25, 2012 Charm City Devils announced the release of a new single, a cover of "Man Of Constant Sorrow," from their forthcoming release "Sins" on new label Fat Lady Music. "Man Of Constant Sorrow" reached #25 on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart.
The band's second album Sins was released April 10, 2012. Sins was recorded at Sound Kitchen Studios in Nashville and produced by Grammy-winning producer Skidd Mills.
In late 2013 the band began work on their follow up to Sins once again teaming up with Grammy-winning producer Skidd Mills. The new album, entitled Battles will be released on September 23, 2014 via The End Records. On July 29, 2014 the first single from the new album, "Shots", was released.
- John Allen - lead vocals (2007–present)
- Victor Karrera - guitar, backing vocals (2007–present)
- Nick Kay - guitar, backing vocals (2007–present)
- Anthony Arambula - bass guitar, backing vocals (2007–present)
- Jason Heiser - drums (2007–present)
- Studio albums
- Let's Rock-N-Roll (2009)
- Sins (2012)
- Battles (2014)
- 2009 Let's Rock n' Roll (Endless Road), No. 40 Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks
- 2012 Man of Constant Sorrow, No. 25 Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks No. 22 Active Rock, No. 48 Hot Rock Songs.
- 2012 Unstoppable, No. 36 Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks
- 2014 Shots
- 2015 Karma, No. 40 Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks
- "iTunes Picks the Best of 2009".
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- iTunes Preview: Shots (Radio Version) - Single, iTunes, retrieved 2014-08-06
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- "Active Rock: June 30, 2012". Billboard. (subscription required (. ))
- "Hot Rock Songs: June 9, 2012". Billboard. (subscription required (. ))
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