High Noon Saloon – Madison, WI
Russell Pollard – vocals,guitar,drums
Jason Soda – guitar,keys,vocals
Joel Graves – guitar,keys,vocals
Elijah Thomson – bass,vocals
Davey Latter – drums, percussion
Everest was formed back in 2007 in Los Angeles, California. It only took one year for the band to record their first album, Ghost Notes. The guys admit that Ghost Notes was recorded in just two weeks and then they headed out on tour. Their newest album, On Approach, was release last May and the band is now “seasoned” and tighter and it’s reflected on the album. Frontman, Russell Pollard, noted about the new album, “Now it’s guys who’ve actually struggled together and survived some tight spaces, cramped hotel rooms, some arguments and some really, really good times. There was a lot of collaboration, and we weren’t afraid to do anything.”
Everest is out on tour promoting On Approach and they hit the very intimate venue High Noon Saloon last night in Madison. The crowd was small, typical for an early Tuesday evening, but that didn’t hinder the band from putting on a great show. Their tightly-knit sound enveloped the room as each note seemed to complement the previous in an almost dizzying blend of music. Though the entire band were quite competent, bassist Elijah Thomson’s performance stood out as his bass lines danced among the other riffs. These guys gelled and were a joy to see perform live.
They still have several dates on the road. If they are near you it’ll make for a great night of rock music.
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