Elixir 100% Pure Digital Press Kit

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Elixir 100% Pure Digital Press Kit

  1. 1. 100% PURE PRESS KiT<br />
  2. 2. About ELiXiR<br /> It all started with a group of friends just messing around and playing music together in the late 90's. From there Elixir 100% Pure was first formed with Bobby (Vocals/Guitar), Spuds (Guitar), Nick Montelongo (Bass), and Ray. The group quickly grew popular in the Central Texas region, and soon put out the 1st album (Home Brew). After the success of the first album Nick decided to step aside, and the rest of the group had to find a new bass player (quite a task considering the level at which Nick could play). Mutual friends of the band Mike Walko soon joined the band. With Elixir back on the road and playing again the momentum seemed to never stop. Soon after a second album (Life In General) hit the stores, and you could tell this time they meant business! Life In General with hits such as Fallen would soon grab the attention of a different breed of Elixir fans due to the higher level of energy in the songs. A few years later Elixir had a long and much needed break, and again they made a return to a loving group of fans.Working on material for a third album proved to be difficult with the no longer group of bachelors, but with the material written it is soon going to be time for Elixir's 3rd album. Some additional changes have taken place with a talented Mike Walko now having to step aside. Bobby's brother, and bass player Zach Gallop has helped write some new material and will be laying down the tracks on the 3rd album. Life can certainly throw curveballs, but the important thing is that we remain true to ourselves and continue to look and live forward. So get ready!!!!!! Elixir is alive, and damn it we are more energetic than ever! <br />
  3. 3. Current Band Members<br />Bobby Buchanan – EliXiR lead singer, lead guitar, and majority song writer.<br />Jerod Swift – EliXiR rhythm guitars and song writer.<br />Zach Gallop – EliXiR bass guitar and background vocals.<br />Ray Mendoza Jr. – EliXiR bad ass drum player.<br />
  4. 4. Band Highlights<br />Texas Acts ELiXiR has played with:<br />Union Underground, Pushmonkey, Vallejo, Unloco, Burden Brothers, Soulhat, Jibe, Podunk, Patrice Pike (Sister 7), Roky Erickson (13 Floor Elevators), KriticKill, Slickfist, and many more…..<br />National Acts ELiXiR has played with:<br />Oleander, Fishbone, Soulcracker (VHS Bands on the Run), Quiet Riot, Molly Hatchet, David Zychek and Pat Travers.<br />
  5. 5. Band Highlights Cont…<br />Festivals ELiXiR has played in:<br />Pecan Street Festival (Austin, TX)<br />Fallfest-Donner/FOXXROCKS (Killeen, TX)<br />Sumerfest (Waco, TX)<br />Dawgs and Hawgs (Sommerville and Mexia, TX)<br />Rockstock I,II,III, & IV (Rockdale, TX)<br />
  6. 6. Newspaper/Magazine Interviews<br />ELiXiR hits the presses:<br />Austin Chronicle (Austin, TX)<br />Bryan Eagle (Bryan/College Station, TX)<br />Edge Magazine (Nationwide)<br />Heat Magazine (Nationwide)<br />Rockdale Reporter (Rockdale, TX)<br />Cameron Herald (Cameron, TX)<br />and MORE………<br />
  7. 7. ELiXiR’S 10 Year Anniversary Show<br />
  8. 8. Radio Interviews and Rotation<br />ELiXiR surfs the radio waves:<br />KLBJ 93.7 FM (Austin, TX)<br />* Dudley & Bob Morning Show<br /> * Loris Lowe’s ‘Local Licks’<br />FOXX 107.3 FM (Killeen, TX)<br />* ELiXiR has played at several FOXX sponsored events<br />The Bear 102.5 (Waco, TX)<br />101X KROX 101.5 FM (Austin, TX)<br />The X 103.9 FM (Bryan/College Station, TX)<br />KISS 99.5 FM (San Antonio, TX)<br />KRXT 98.5 FM (Rockdale, TX)<br />
  9. 9. Television Interviews and Performances<br />ELiXiR on TV:<br />ELiXiR has been on FOX 7 News ‘Morning Show’ on two separate occasions. To promote the release of CD’s (“Homebrew” and “Life In General”) and to promote the Pecan Street Festival in downtown Austin, TX.<br />ELiXiR’s music video for ‘13’ was in rotation for the Austin Music Network.<br />
  10. 10. ELiXiR Meets The Web<br />Websites you can find Elixir:<br />Myspace: <br />www.myspace.com/elixir100<br />Earn It Yourself:<br />www.earnityourself.com/elixir100<br />Musolist:<br />http://www.musolist.com/TX/Austin-Bands<br />
  11. 11. ELiXiR CD Releases<br />HOMEBREW (2001)<br />LIFE IN GENERAL (2004)<br />
  12. 12. ELiXiR CD Releases Cont…<br />Edge Magazine Copulation (2004)<br />Texas Chemistry Copulation (2009)<br />
  13. 13. ELiXiR CD Releases Cont…<br />EliXiR is currently in the studio<br />Working on the 3rd Album which will <br />Be for Sale Fall/Winter 2010<br />
  14. 14. Song List<br />Over 30 original Rock tunes including:<br />Fallen, So Strong, Stay Away (Dick Song), Life In General, 13, Wicked Ways, and many many more……………..<br />Around 10 cover songs are rotated (when requested):<br />One Day (UGK), Love Song (Cure), When Doves Cry (Prince), and others….<br />
  15. 15. ELiXiR’S GEAR<br />Bobby: <br />Bobby typically plays through a Gibson Les Paul, Line 6 (Bogner) Amp, and sings through a Blue handheld dynamic mic.<br />Jerod:<br />Jerod typically plays through a Fender USA Highway 1 Strat, various effects pedals, and a Line 6 Spidervalve Amp. <br />
  16. 16. ELiXiR’S GEAR Cont…<br />Zach:<br />Zach typically plays through a Lace-Helix 4 String Bass, a Line 6 LowDown Amp, and sings through a Blue handheld dynamic microphone.<br />Ray:<br />Ray beats the hell out of a 5 piece Evan’s drum kit using Remo heads, and various cymbals/ride.<br />
  17. 17. ELiXiR’S GEAR Cont…<br />
  18. 18. Booking Information<br />Jerod Swift<br />(512)365-1706<br />Zach Gallop<br />(512)269-3717<br />

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