Port Jefferson Station, NY
Formed in 2009, AFTERBURN has a sound and story unlike any other modern rock band. The band members are all F.D.N.Y. firefighters - Joe Martin (guitars), Richie Apps (vocals), Mike Gallino (drums), and John Lopez (bass). The winners of WRCN Radio's 2012 Battle of the Bands, AFTERBURN strives to be one of today's top bands with their diverse influential range. All 9/11 veterans, their experiences, brotherhood, and love of music brought them together to combine their diverse musical experience and influences to create a distinguished sound.
AFTERBURN has played alongside some of the industries most influential musicians such as Kenny Arnott, Blue Coupe (Blue Oyster Cult legends Joe and Albert Bouchard), & Thunderbox featuring Gina Styles of Vixen, and others ...
Afterburn has been invited to Play Texas Rock Fest again in 2013 (www.texasrockfest.com
) and is now finishing up recording to release their first album with a 2 time Grammy award winning producer. The aim is to keep the music exciting, spirited, energetic and inspiring. Check them out on the AFTERBURN web page,