Survay Says!

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Survay Says!
Origin Blairstown, New Jersey, US
Years active 2008–2016
Labels Asbestos Records, Third Time Lucky Rekords
Associated acts Less Than Jake, Reel Big Fish, Red City Radio, Big D and the Kids Table, The Arrogant Sons of Bitches, Patent Pending, Keep Flying
Website survaysaysmusic.com

Survay Says! was an American independent ska/pop punk band from Blairstown, New Jersey. Originally forming in 2008 by brothers Henry & Dennis Menzel, Survay Says! developed a cult following through their extensive tour schedule playing hundreds of shows (including 208 shows in 2013 alone). [1]

The band released four full-length studio albums and opened for bands such as Big D and the Kids Table, Reel Big Fish, Less Than Jake, Red City Radio, and Patent Pending. They also played dates among the Vans Warped Tour, The Fest, as well as the Chicago date of Riot Fest 2014.[2] After disbanding in 2016 the Menzel brothers went on to form Keep Flying.

Members[edit]

Final line-up[edit]

  • Henry Menzel – guitar, backing vocals (2008–2012), guitar, lead vocals (2013–2016)
  • Dennis "D. Jay" Menzel – trombone, bass, guitar, backing vocals (2008–2012), trombone, guitar, lead vocals (2013–2016)
  • Michael Fenton – saxophone, backing vocals (2008–2016), bass (2008–2012)
  • Ricky Coates – trumpet, backing vocals (2013–2016)
  • Michael Coulson - bass (2015-2016)
  • Peter Vriones - drums (2011-2016)

Past members[edit]

  • Kevin Danilowski – lead vocals (2008–2012)
  • Charlie Yankowski – lead vocals, keyboards (2008–2010)
  • Eddie Lippincott - tenor saxophone (2008–2010)
  • Dan Schuster - trumpet (2008–2010)
  • Evan Hughes - trumpet (2008–2011)
  • Greg Lane – bass (2008–2012)
  • Colin Keeley – bass (2012–2013, 2014)
  • Ryan Fenton – drums (2008–2010)
  • Christopher Slater - drums (2010–2012)
  • Alex Vazquez - drums (2012–2013)
  • Don Muir - drums (2013)
  • Brent Lawrence Friedman - drums (2014–2016)

Touring members[edit]

  • Louis Pratt- bass (2011)
  • Peter Vriones - drums (2011-2016)
  • John Dzwonek - drums (2013)
  • Jeremy Andrew Hunter- bass (2014)
  • Elio Vezza- bass (2014)
  • JT Turret- bass (2014)
  • Zack Genis- bass (2014)
  • Collin Fiol - bass (2015)
  • Matthew Koerner - bass (2015)
  • Jeff Cummings - trombone (2015)
  • Bobby Vaughn - bass (2015)

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

  • It's Self Titled! (2009)
  • Well... Here It Is! (2010)
  • Where We Exist (2012)
  • Observations Of The Human Condition (2014)

EPs[edit]

  • The Good Answer EP (2010)
  • Things I Need To Say (2013)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Survay Says! Facebook page [1]
  2. ^ Survay Says! Official Website [2]

External links[edit]