BANG !

The Band and Community



SHELLEY PRESTON...lead vocals,keyboards,percussion

Shelley joined her first band at the age of 18 while in Brazil.
Since then she has never looked back.Shelley studied at the Royal Conservatory of Music and Capilano College.

Past projects include "The Howe Sound Band" and the original band "Virgil".
The Georgia Straight said this about the "Wondertown" CD from "Virgil"....."Wondertown is the kind of record guaranteed to make a sunny Sunday seem just a little brighter"..  "with cool confident vocals from singer Shelley Preston".
Shelley has extensive studio experience as a lead and background vocalist and has recorded many jingles.
She plays also with local underground faves "Eddy D and the Sex Bombs".
Shelley's original band are the indie darlings "Preston and Fletcher" with a CD soon to be released.



www.prestonandfletcher.com



 



SCOTT FLETCHER...lead vocals,various guitars,harmonica,keys

Scott has been a fixture on the Vancouver independent music scene since the 1980's as a singer,songwriter,engineer and producer.
With 10 full albums under his belt and appearances on many others ,Scott has learned his craft both in the studio and onstage.
He has songs on rotation on radio and music television as well as placement in film and television.

Scott has won 2 CARAS Awards plus had a CASBY nomination.
He has released another CD with his original band "The Tomorrows" titled "Jupiter Optimus Maximus".
His other projects include the legendary upscale Beatles tribute band "Revolver" and the original underground rock band  "The Judys".
Scott also has a CD soon to be released recorded with the fabulous Shelley Preston on vocals.

 




TREVOR ANDRES...lead vocals,bass guitar 

Trevor started out playing bass at the age of 15 in Winnipeg.
He played with "Barely Legal" followed by "AWOL" formed with members of "Orphan" and "Playground X".
That group would eventually become "Voodoo Dogs" ,record a CD and tour Canada extensively. The band landed in Vancouver where Trevor then formed power trio "Strange Brew".Trevor is a permanent member of the Rock 101 house band playing the iconic "Ultimate Jam" which was also sponsored by Long & McQuade.

His original CD ,"The Offering",was hailed by Steve Davidson of
CD Baby as having "great guitar lines and lyrics and great songwriting".

Trevor is currently recording a followup CD.

His other projects include 80's rock band tributes "White Leppard" and "Tiger Tiger ".







JACK GUPPY...drums,percussion

Jack is great drummer well know in the Vancouver scene.
He is also the drummer for the well known recording act
"Barney Bentall and the Legendary Hearts" .





SCOT BUCHANAN...lead vocals,electric guitar,synthesizer

Scot has played over 2,000 gigs as a professional guitarist and singer.From "Hollywood" to a hired gun with 80's rockers "Kickaxe",to the progressive "Lionsgate" to doing a stint with vocalist Steve Jack of Bob Rock's band "Rockhead", he has logged a lot of miles and played a lot of stages.

After taking a break from live performance to concentrate on his own material,he ventured out occasionally with the "Bloody Rhythm Daddys" until an invitation to sit in with "BANG!".
Scot has also had his own recording studio for many years.He has a high profile career in the music industry that has taken him from LA to Tokyo to Nashville.

Scot has played or appeared on Rock 101,CKNW,Shore FM,Urban Rush,CBC,Kerrang magazine,The Province and VTV.

A sampling of his original music and side projects can be found on his website.



www.scotbuchanan.com
 





COMMUNITY......

BANG ! has proudly supported  VARIETY The CHILDREN"S CHARITY , The MIGHTY HUGHS FOUNDATION and the CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY






  contactbangband@gmail.com