Bio

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KODIAK JACK BIO

Kodiak Jack are a 5 piece hard rock outfit hailing from the South Coast of England consisting of Bryn (vocals), Jeff (lead guitar), Jon (guitar & backing vocals), Matt Forster (drums), and Kev (bass).

The album is crammed full of hard hitting riffs, a powerful back line, mind blowing solo’s and some of the finest vocal harmonies you’re likely to hear. As a result Kodiak Jack’s sound has drawn comparisons

with the likes of Alice In Chains, Guns N’ Roses and Alter Bridge.Debut album ‘Your Death: My Glory’ (Angry Badger Records) gained critical acclaim in 2011/12, Classic Rock, Powerplay, FRONT magazine and BBC Introducing to name a few of the many glowing reviewers.

If the reviews wasn’t praise enough,‘Wasted Youth’ featured on a ‘Best Of British’ CD on the front of the international edition of Metal Hammer, ‘Waves’ used on the closing credits for Eurosports British Superbikes coverage and 5 album tracks used on Rumble Rides Muscle Drag DVD.

On stage Kodiak Jack have built up a reputation for their energetic live shows which has seen them build a loyal fan base who have often traveled far and wide to catch their performances. Support slots with Canadian metallers Kobra & The Lotus, guitar legend Paul Gilbert (Mr. Big & Racer X), Everything Everything and Elvis Jackson have helped cement their on stage reputation and earned them gigs at many top venues most recently the main stage of the Pyramids Centre in Portsmouth which has in the past played host to music legends Queens Of The Stone Age, Sepultura, Muse, and many others.

Kodiak Jack are due head to California to record with Brian Wheat (Tesla) at his J Street Studio on Alhambra Blvd soon to record their highly anticipated new material .Gigs are already being booked for the New Year with the finest venues in Portsmouth all itching to get Kodiak Jack on their stage – just make sure you don’t miss them!

REVIEWS

“The future looks bright for Kodiak Jack” – The Guide, The NEWS

“Listening to the music, I began to think “f*&%ing brilliant” – Olivier, Unsigned Band Review

“These guys definitely rock. They rock hard. How long their music can be contained in venues with four walls only time will tell.” – Steve Cox, ICRFM

“blown away, surely a matter of time before they take their turn as major headliners” – Playmusic Magazine (Band of the Month July 2010)

“Pure, unadulterated balls to the wall rock, which in this world of synths and beats we live in, makes a refreshign change – long love the guitar and rock” – Kerrang