Randy Torres

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Randy Torres
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Background information
Birth name Randy Torres
Genres Christian metal, Christian rock
Instruments Guitar
Years active 1996–present
Associated acts Project 86, Crash Rickshaw, Anberlin, Demon Hunter, Electric Legs, Monstruos del mar, The Celebrated Heroes, Falling Up, FM Static, Thousand Foot Krutch, NYVES
Website randytorres.com

Randy Torres is a guitarist, drummer, keyboardist and background vocalist[1] from Seattle.[2] He has previously played for the bands Project 86, a Christian rock group,[3] and Crash Rickshaw. He has filled in as rhythm guitarist for the band Demon Hunter[4] and as keyboardist, guitarist, percussionist and background vocalist for Anberlin on a recent tour.[1] He has worked as a producer/engineer for Aaron Sprinkle, and for the A&R division of Tooth & Nail Records.[5] He is now a composer for film & TV. He currently is working on a project with Ryan Clark called NYVES (pronounced "knives").[4] using funding through Kickstarter.[2][6]

Bands[edit]

Current
  • NYVES (2014–present)
  • The Celebrated Heroes (solo)
Former
Unknown status
Touring
  • Demon Hunter - guitar (2009)
  • Anberlin - rhythm guitar, percussion, keyboards, backing vocals (2010)
Session

Selected discography[edit]

Project 86
Crash Rickshaw
NYVES
  • Anxiety by NYVES (2015)
Production

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Anberlin". Spirit of Rock. Retrieved January 3, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Hurst, Samantha (November 7, 2014). "Seattle Musicians Launch Kickstarter Campaign For New Electronic Music Collaboration; Raises $25,000 in Two Days". Crowdfund Insider. Retrieved January 3, 2015. 
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2003). 2002 Billboard Music Yearbook Billboard's Music Yearbook, 2002 Joel Whitburn Presents Billboard Music Reference Series. Record Research, Incorporated. p. 192. ISBN 0898201543. 
  4. ^ a b Downey, Ryan, J. (December 17, 2014). "The 15 Best Solo, Side Project And Supergroup Songs of 2014: NYVES - "Fall Behind"". Alternative Press. Retrieved January 3, 2015. 
  5. ^ Clark, Ryan. "The new electronic project from Ryan Clark (Demon Hunter) and Randy Torres (Project 86)". Kickstarter. Retrieved January 3, 2015. 
  6. ^ Sarachik, Justin (November 6, 2014). "Demon Hunter Vocalist and Former Project 86 Guitarist Form Electric Rock Inspired Duo NYVES". Breathe Cast. Retrieved January 3, 2015. 

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