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Spotlight Band: Hotspur

February 16, 2011 by  
Filed under Daily Music News, Spotlight Bands

The band:

Joe Mach – Lead Vocals, Guitar
Dave Trichter – Keyboards, Vocals
Scott Robinson – Drums
Coop Cooper – Bass
Evan Anderson – Guitar, Vocals

Rockville, Maryland outfit Hotspur has been on the receiving end of a considerable amount of industry buzz lately. The band has been honored with a slew of awards, including the title “New Artist of the Year” by the Washington Area Music Association, and was named one of the country’s top unsigned bands by winning the grand prize title of “Artist on the Verge” at the 2010 New Music Seminar in New York City.

Taking inspiration from bands such as The Killers and Muse, Hotspur has said that they aim to create “the sound of rock n’ roll evolving.” Judging by the overwhelmingly positive critical and fan response to their current album, “You Should Know Better By Now,” it seems they’re well on their way to achieving their goal.

Recently, lead vocalist Joe Mach took the time to answer questions for TWRY readers about their creative process and the story behind their name, not to mention Bon Jovi, bananas, and the secret “alter ego” version of the band:

Interviewed by: Heather Kobrin
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