Bash – El Paso’s Best Local Rock Profile
Who are all the members of your band, and what do they play?
Sebastian Felix – Vocals and lead guitar
Michael Russo – Bass, back up vocals
O.J. Lara – Rhythm Guitar, back up vocals
Manny Martinez – Drums
When did the band get together, and how?
Bash The Band is an alternative rock band based in El Paso, Tx. founded by lead singer/guitarist, Sebastian Felix. The band has now recorded their fourth full length album with producer Noah Shain, who has worked with Atreyu, As Tall As Lions, Dead Sara, Sonny Moore, Endless Hallway and other big names.
Bash is managed by Pete Felix Promotions, LLC. and has opened for and performed with such acts as Hoobastank, Drowning Pool, Blue October, Fuel, The Toadies, Everclear, We Are The Fallen, Pop Evil, Aranda, and much more. They have also performed across the southwest, including the sunset strip in L.A. at the Whisky A Go Go, and the Cat Club. Other notable performances include, KLAQ’s Locofest 2008, 2009, Balloonfest 2009, 2011, Rock The Fort at Fort Bliss. Bash performs for the troops on a regular basis, working with the USO.
How would you describe your music to someone?
We describe our music as our producer Noah Shain (Atreyu, Dead Sara, As Tall As Lions, Sonny Moore) described it, Texas Metal.
Who are some of the bands that influence your music?
Chevelle, Avenged Sevenfold are two bands that we’re compared to often and really look up to.
What is your most memorable gig so far?
L.A. Whisky A Go Go on the Sunset Strip
Dallas, TX at Drowning Pool’s Boiler Room in Deep Ellum
Oklahoma at the Stagecoach in Mead
Biloxi, MS at the annual tattoo convention
El Paso, TX at Balloonfest 2011
What other bands have your members been/are in?
Bash is our only, full time project.
What other local bands would you recommend people check out?
Low Luster League, The Third Edge, Alodex, Voyeur, and Roger Argeis
Where can people contact you to book you for shows?
For booking, you can contact our management through firstname.lastname@example.org, or through any of our social media sites. (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)