LIVENDS are : Rigo Mortiz (Drums & Back-Up Vocals) Vin Badblood (Guitar & Back-Up Vocals) Vic Shockerz (Vocals) MackBlack ( Bass & Back-Up Vocals)
TAOB Notes: Original band line up from Brownsville, Texas....Livends are now based in Austin, Texas, but you can still catch a show during Brownsville gigs : Check them out January 16, 2010 at CHAPAS BAR.....
PRESS RELEASE:Livends are a Texas based Psychobilly/Horror punk band that base operations out of Austin,TX. Formed in 1996 , Livends are THE original Texas Horror Rock band and continue to be essential in today's Texas Horror Punk scene. They have released several limited releases such as "Ghoul Rock" (1996), "Night of The Bats" (1999), as well as 2008's newest album, "Of Demons". Since that time, Livends have undergone numerous lineup changes, escaped troubles with the law, internal conflicts,etc.but are currently back to the original 4 member lineup and prove they are an evil force to be reckoned with! Each member brings their own musical influences which range from Danzig era-Misfits,Samhain,Demented Are Go,as well as their love for classic thrash and heavy metal to create the unique horror sounds of Livends! They continue to be consistent in the Texas psychobilly/ horror punk scene and were currently signed to Psychobilly US/Hairball 8 records. They have shared stage with international psychobilly/ punk acts such as pioneers, The M3t3ors,The Quakes, Phantom Rockers,Nekromantix,The Misfits, 7 Shot Screamers Pagan Dead,Concombre Zombi,Asmodeus,Formaldehydes,Calabrese,Michale Graves, G-string, Koffin Katz, Calavera, 12 Step Rebels,Hellbats,The Slanderin',Resurex, and countless others. Keep an eye when they hit your town and be sure to get yourself a copy of their newest release !