Born with a desire for the finer things in life, a passion for rock-n-roll, and a rich background in the entertainment industry, The High Plains Drifters are the new band that is merging various genres of infectious music that speaks to the rebel in all of us. Gearing up for the fall release of their self-titled album, this veteran band of wanderlust musicians delivers a unique rhythmic backdrop that showcases an array of melodies, hooks and tongue-in-cheek lyrics that make it impossible not to sing along.
hpdmusicRock Your Lyrics – INTERVIEW WITH THE HIGH PLAINS DRIFTERS
2011 in NYC, Larry Studnicky (the group’s lyricist) introduced his friends John Macom and Charles Czarnecki to each other (both are songwriters and producers). Soon after brothers Kevin and Ken Dow joined. The High Plains Drifters was formed. Mike DoCampo was added right before the summer 2013 recording sessions that produced FIRST AMENDMENT BLUES.
· Prior to the High Plains Drifters, the group’s members worked with the likes of Pete Townshend, Brian May & Roger Taylor of Queen, Suge Knight (Death Row Records), LL Cool J, Grammy Award-winning Broadway hit JERSEY BOYS, David Clayton Thomas of Blood Sweat & Tears, Billy Crystal (music for the show 700 SUNDAYS), Fred Schneider of the B-52’s, and Chris Barron of the Spin Doctors.
Lisa, vampires are make-believe, like elves, gremlins, and Eskimos. We started out like Romeo and Juliet, but it ended up in tragedy. Attempted murder? Now honestly, what is that? Do they give a Nobel Prize for attempted chemistry? Get ready, skanks! It’s time for the truth train! Books are useless! I only ever read one book, “To Kill A Mockingbird,” and it gave me absolutely no insight on how to kill mockingbirds! Sure it taught me not to judge a man by the color of his skin…but what good does *that* do me?