About Missing Antidote
Hampton Bays, NY
Missing Antidote is a Long Island, NY based band clearly too undeniable to be ignored. Formed in May of 2009, it took only a few short weeks for the members of Missing Antidote to become close friends. Playing clubs across Long Island, Missing Antidote is dedicated and focused on reaching its main goal: to be “the band to see” in their home state of New York and beyond…Missing Antidote is currently working on preproduction tracks for their first demo. “Fierce energy with a unique and raw sound, searing guitar tones, walls of bass, rooted drums and emphatic vocals” are some of the words used to describe their sound.
This four piece hard rock powerhouse consists of these talented musicians :
Singer/Songwriter/Lead Guitarist Pete Rando. Pete was born and raised in Ridge, NY. At the age of 31, Pete has been singing for 25 years and playing guitar for 19. Pete has written over 50 songs, all different genres. With earlier influences from bands such as Iced Earth, Slayer, Megadeth, to bands like Muse, Tool, Alice in Chains, and Radiohead; is where Pete gets his unique writing style.
Bassist Chris Tamargo is originally from Coram, NY and now resides in Sound Beach. Guitarist since 1989, Chris has been rockin the bass for the past 5 years and adds the thumping bottom end to the sound of Missing Antidote. Chris is influenced by bands such as Iron Maiden, Dave Matthews Band, Alice in Chains, Nirvana, and old school Metallica.
Rhythm Guitarist Preston King was born and raised in Hampton Bays, NY. Preston is an all around musician. Bassist, since 1989, turned rhythm guitarist in December 2008, and songwriter. With influences such as Faith No More, Alice in Chains, Skindred, Tool and Mudvayne, Preston brings to Missing Antidote the dual guitar sound the band needs.
Drummer Larry Kelly is the main backbone to their arsenal! Born and raised in Hampton Bays, NY, Larry has been playing the drums since the age of 10. Larry has a staggering 20 + years of drum beating under his belt and brings some backing vocals to the project as well. Preston and Larry have been jamming together for 15 + years which helps add to the solidness that is Missing Antidote.
When these musicians come together, they form a unique melodic/hard rock experience that is not to be forgotten Missing Antidote!