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They say: Local five-piece.

We say: Metal, classic rock, and alternative.

They say: Four like-minded musicians: a rock ’n’ roll band with an R&B twist.

We say: Classic and modern rock.

They say: Good for what ails ya!

We say: Classic rock and variety.

They say: We started around 1995 when Jeff Buchanan and Bill Johnson teamed up.

We say: Classic rock and jams.

They say: From Top-40 to classic rock, and some originals are in the works. Interaction from the crowd is what we thrive for.

We say: Veteran local rock cover band.

They say: Funk, rock, pop tunes.

We say: Ready-steady bar rock — from the classics to the recent alternative hits.

They say: Strikingly beautiful.

We say: Singer/songwriter Ben Bridwell and company.

They say: A vintage rock and blues band from Charleston, performing originals alongside Cash, Dylan, Jackson Browne, Steve Earle and more.

We say: Whole hog pickin' and grinnin' from Yates Dew, Stanfield Gray, Bradley MacLean, and Mike Watson.

They say: "Blending bits of classic rock, reggae, alternative, and Americana … Our goal is all good songs and no bullshit."

We say: Local duo comprised of Mike Legere on vocals and acoustic guitar and Andrew Shaw on vocals and toy drum kit

They say: Bootless is an original country/southern rock band based in Charleston, South Carolina. Formed in 2012 by experienced rock musicians, Bootless successfully blends country lyrics with rock-and-roll swagger.

They say: Everyone’s favorite rock from the ’70s, ’80s, ’90s and today.

We say: Classic rock, metal and jams.

They say: Passionate singer, songwriter, guitarist performing melodic originals and rock covers.

We say: Bluesy twang, rock, and Americana.

They say: Blues, funk, etc.

We say: Intensely funky stuff from the newly established blues-rock trio.

They say: "Dante's Camaro the greatest Rock & Roll Band in the History of Charleston S.C."

We say: Comprised of the rowdiest members of Black Venus, MovieStar, and Skintight, local hard-rock/metal cover band Dante's Camaro are "hell-bent" on something or other.

They say: Lead guitar wants to be a side order of Santana.

We say: Singer-songwriter Landeo and his band play a wide variety of covers and originals.

They say: Rock/psychedelic.

We say: Way-out-there jam quartet.

They say: "Acoustic guitar man"

We say: Harmony-heavy country, classic rock, folk, and blues.

They say: Rock, soul, roots music …  rock, soul, blues, funk, mellowness, chaos, the past, the present, the future, film, anything, everything, nothing."

We say: Rock singer/guitarist (of The Problems, Torture Town, FunHouse, the regenerators).

They say: "A little Country, a little Soul, a whole lot of Rock n' Roll"

We say: Classic rock from 50s, 60s, 70s, plus Country, Soul and Blues

They say: Blues, Southern rock, and country.

We say: Cottageville-based quartet.

They say: Piano-pounding fella with a far-reaching repertoire.

We say: Bluesy rock/soul pianist/vocalist.

They say: Sounds like “mystic” arena rock or ambient progressive rock.

We say: Alternative rock from the newly-formed instrumental quartet.

They say: Take the ride.

We say: Rock/groove combo handling a wild mix of rock, funk, and indie underground covers and originals.

They say: The sound traipses the boundaries of blues and funk music, while simultaneously fusing together and capturing a unique and singular rhythm, deep-fried and buried in a Southern chunk of real estate labeled common ground.

We say: Charleston rock/twang quartet.

They say: Happy surfy punk rock with a British Invasion kick and ’70s punk/New Wave edge.

We say: A new, original pop/rock/indie project, featuring former members of the Explorers Club.

They say: Focused on nothing but his music … playing acoustic several nights a week, he has played over 250 shows a year for the last five years running.

We say: Funked out, high-energy original rock and groovy jams.

They say: Melodic Americana/rock.

We say: Led by singer/guitarist Reid Stone (originally from Oxford, Miss.).

They say: A classic rock cover band: great music from bands that have proven to withstand the test of time.

We say: Lady-fronted classic rock band.

They say: Henry’s Attic delivers obscure, yet well-known covers and originals to please the broadest of musical palettes.

We say: Pop/rock band fronted by guitar-strumming vocalists Heather Norton and Andrew Alberico.

They say: Acoustic tunes and jams.

We say: A variety of rock styles.

They say: "I'm a local acoustic act that plays six nights a week."

We say: A well-traveled, Charleston-based guitarist/singer/songwriter.

They say: Charleston’s only surf-a-billy band.

We say: Kyle Jason, and Brett stick with surf music and vintage garage-rock.

They say: Playing on the beach in the local bars.

We say: Folly Beach-style acoustic rock.

They say: Acoustic variety.

We say: Veteran singer/guitarist.

They say: Someone who amazes you with their style of straight-out rock music.

We say: Strummy singer/guitarist.

They say: Catchy originals, trumpet laced funk grooves, and choice cover songs.

We say: Singer Justin Burke and his local groove/rock quartet (with extra brass!).

They say: Funky rock.

We say: Song-driven rap/rock/funk.

They say: Batuglia Knuckle Bucket!

We say: Classic rock, funk, Americana.

They say: Rock, funk, blues.

We say: Acoustic guitarist with a tapping style.

They say: Many different genres, including, jazz, rock, country, medieval tone poems and early ’90s chakra attunement.

We say: Brilliant guitarist and collaborator.

They say: "A great mix of rock 'n' roll covers."

We say: Based in Moncks Corner, this quartet handles a variety of classic, modern, and alternative rock.

They say: Rock.

We say: Aggressive guitar work, raspy howling, bluesy riffs.

They say: We wish to pay homage to the original act.

We say: A “true three-piece" Rush tribute band.

They say: These songs come from sticky Southern towns and broken hearts.

We say: Singer, guitarist, collaborator. From-the-gut indie country-rock.

They say: Acoustic soloist.

We say: Professional singer/guitarist with a colorful songlist.

They say: Contemporary top-country and rock classics.

We say: Assertive country-rock; covers and originals.

They say: Passion, persistence, hope, in shear a brutalic fashion.

We say: Howling and chewy heavy metal.

They say: Classic rock.

We say: Bar-room faves.

They say: The language of music is a beautiful thing that many seek to take part in, all the while hoping to add something to its melody. It is something that we love and enjoy.

We say: Melodic, guitar-driven modern alternative rock.

They say: Music that could shake the music scene in Charleston.

We say: Local rock/funk/hip-hop combo.

They say: Shrimp recording artist: folk, blues, rock, pop.

We say: Trent’s solo album, The Winner, is reverby/rockabilly/boogie-ish. (also of Shovels & Dirt and The Films)

They say: Bob Pollard in striped white pants invaded Cheap Trick’s bus while listening to the Replacements on his Walkman.

We say: Chris Holsomback, Dustin Fanning, and Trevor Van Etten comprise the indie-rock trio.

They say: Handling a mix of styles.

We say: Southern and classic rock, metal, and alternative.

They say: Hard-hitting rock ’n’ roll from the edge of America. Period.

We say: An experienced, homegrown nü-rock band.

They say: "Metal! Metal! Metal! Doing everything from Maiden to Hatebreed with originals mixed in."

We say: Heavy, fast, rowdy, metallic.

They say: "Playing only the best of rock, shag, and requests … perfect for weddings, parties, and formal events."

We say: Local combo handling a polished mix of classic rock, Top-40, R&B, shag, and oldies.

They say: A collection of numerous people making music in a variety of styles. There are essentially two versions of the band.

We say: Local groove scientists.

They say: Charleston-based singer/guitarist (originally from Oxford, Miss.).

We say: Reid’s recent collaborations go under the name Guilt-Ridden Troubadour.

They say: A funky-ass groove dat makes your body move.

We say: The stylistic variety, wide-reaching versatility, and broad technical proficiency of Mac's current project, The BootyRanch, is above most in the local scene.

They say: Melodic electric/acoustic combo.

We say: A versatile blend of twangy guitar-rock, funky acoustic-pop, and mellow ballads.

They say: A tight powerhouse quartet capable of playing authentic, traditional Delta and Chicago-style blues.

We say: Paige spent a lot of time playing rhythm and slide guitar in The Urban Shakedancers.

They say: Blues, originals, and deep cuts.

We say: Young blues/rock guitarist and vocalist handling a mix of classics.

They say: Classic Rock, progressive, Americana.

We say: Lunar rock styles.

They say: The Shakin’ Martinis use a variety of instruments to incorporate different sounds and accommodate many different types of music.

We say: Blues, country, and oldies-rock.

They say: "The music style is diverse and audiences will be pleasantly surprised to hear some of their favorite country, pop, blues, and rock artists."

We say: As a country singer, guitarist, and songwriter, Shane Clark is known as a longtime performer in the Charleston area.

They say: Blues, Rock, and Alternative Country.

We say: An enthusiastic guitarist and singer with a sharp and soulful style; alongside a trio of veteran Charleston players.

They say: A blend of fiery world-beat, Southern funk, and melodious rock.

We say: Adventure-lovin’, Mt. Pleasant-raised jam ensemble set for a big move up.

They say: Five-piece alternative rock group from Beaufort.

We say: Aggressive, guitar-driven nü-rock from the Lowcountry.

They say: Bluesy rock classics; covers and originals. "Breaking all the eggs we can find!"

We say: Southern-fried rock quartet capable of jamming on classics and originals.

They say: Swamp blues meets Southern rock.

We say: Draped with Blake Ohlson’s distorted pedal steel and Whitt Algar’s oscillating organ.

They say: Leading the groove revolt.

We say: Funk-rock trio (featuring member of Anteroom).

They say: Introducing the Strumdogs Band: A 4 piece band covering the best of Classic and Modern Rock

We say: A classic local cover band

They say: Elements of funk, hip-hop, and jazz fusion.

We say: Sophisticated funk/hop experiments.

They say: Why do they insist on playing the type of aggressive, non-hippie guitar-driven rockstuff that only leads to trouble?

We say: Each member stubbornly plays his role as an odd character in the local scene.

They say: Indie Gothic rock.

We say: They know Béla Lugosi’s dead.

They say: High energy pop/rock covers and originals.

We say: Rock and classic Top 40 with huge vocal harmonies.

They say: Rockabilly/greaser punk.

We say: Hard ’n’ heavy raves, bashers, and Cash-style country rawkers.

They say: Vocal-driven pop-rock influenced by the sunny sounds of the Beach Boys, The Association, Phil Spector, and other West Coast sounds.

We say: The Explorers Club have recently a new collection titled Freedom Wind, a debut on the Dead Oceans record label (a subsidiary of Jagjaguwar/Secretly Canadian).

They say: Rock duo. A fuzzy rock 'n' roll affair ... ambitious, but not impossible.

We say: Ditto.

They say: Power-pop quartet.

We say: Tight, melodic, necktied … with a new lineup and demo.

They say: Cool funk, soul, and rock tunes.

We say: Talented vocalist Elise Testone (of Emotive, Art of Soul) and company.

They say: Rock covers from the ’70s and ’80s: white boy rock!

We say: This four-piece bar band sticks to classic rock — from Kiss and Van Halen to Zep, Beatles, and Skynyrd.

They say: From Madonna to Skid Row.

We say: ‘80s party-rock quartet.

They say: Acoustic gypsy/blues duo.

We say: The fuzzy-faced Mackie Boles and the vivacious Lily Slay have their devilish moments.

They say: Carefully crafted renditions of British Invasion, vintage ’70s pop-rock, new wave, and alternative classics.

We say: Power trio: cranked-up and melody-obsessed.

They say: A melting pot of influences, from the Grateful Dead to Audio Slave.

We say: Gritty rock ’n’ roll from Summerville.

They say: Energetic alt-rock, grunge, and classic rock.

We say: Enthusiastic combo: rock covers with funk sprinkled in.

They say: Rock, folk, indie.

We say: Singer/songwriter with a bluesy groove.

They say: Aunique blend of traditional blues with a modern sound and originals you’d swear you’ve heard somewhere before.

We say: Full band handling electric blues and boogie; originals and covers.

They say: High-energy rock covers.

We say: A veteran bar band with a lengthy set of classic and contemporary rock hits — fronted by Troy Miller.

They say: "Heavy duty rock 'n' roll power trio."

We say: Riffs galore … big beats and deep rumblin', too.

They say: Wide variety of classic and modern rock and pop.

We say: Modern and classic covers and twang-filled originals.

They say: "Decidedly Southern, consistently popular.”

We say: Lots of ’70s folk-rock, modern groove-rock (Dave Matthews, Van Morrison, Jack Johnson, etc.).

They say: One of the funkiest rock trios in the Charleston area.

We say: Anywhere from classic rock and Motown hits, to modern rock, pop, and R&B.

They say: Southern rock/Americana.

We say: Jammin’ combo: covers and originals.

They say: We’ve combined the sounds of harmonizing guitars and vocals, forceful drum beats, jazz bass, and smooth saxophone.

We say: A Southern-fried blues/rock/jam style.

They say: Roots music: soul and blues.

We say: Wiz-kid blues-rock from the IOP.

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