MR THUD
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SEEKING

Vocalist, Keyboard.

ABOUT

Vocalist Required: A 30,000 WATT PA and RECORDING STUDIO AWAITS YOU. What are you waiting for? This is your chance!

We're willing to try any style of vocals. From Classical, Folk, Celtic to Rock, Hard Rock, 80's Metal/Symphonic, Or perhaps even raw Punk... may work.

But I guess we can rule out Country Drawl and Death Metal Cookie Monster styles. Also, please .. no tambourines. that..jangle is for sleighs not bands..

--- Following this forthcoming album release --
Caroline will be retiring from Vocals (sadly, due to her work commitments), so we are now commencing our search for a new Vocalist.

Any vocal range may work, and we are willing to give it a try, but we are particularly interested in Mezzo/Sopranos. Helloween to Disney.. we are willing to give it a shot.

We have two more albums in the pipeline and this is the perfect time to introduce a new vocalist into the songwriting process.

Please contact via Email: info@mrthud.com
Ideally attach a short recording of you singing (even just 1-2min taken on your phone is fine). We are hoping to find the right voice to suit the new originals. Good pitch is essential as we don't use autotune.

We are mostly focused on writing and recording music at our studio these days and less about live work (but depending on your preference that may change). Recording experience not essential.. you will get plenty of experience learning together with us.

We generally meet up at the studio once every 2wks or so. Our studio is located near Lowood, so this may best suit a local from the Ipswich/Fernvale/Esk region.
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Discography:
Debut EP: 'Into the Fray' recorded at BlackBox Studio in Brisbane and released in 2012.
First Album: 'Fallout' recorded at MR THUD Studio in Rifle Range and released Dec 2016.
Second Album: "Tactical Manoeuvres', is almost fully tracked, with bi-weekly recording sessions. (Realistic release date is likely to be during Q3 2019, after mastering etc).

Visit www.mrthud.com for purchase details of released material and merchandise.


Best contact points for MR THUD are:
Email: info@mrthud.com
Web: www.mrthud.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/MR-THUD/110559122380504
Videos: http://www.youtube.com/user/MRTHUDTV
Tel: 'G' on 0412419619

Screen name:
MRTHUD
Member since:
Nov 21 2012
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Moderately Committed
Years together:
6
Gigs played:
Over 100
Age:
55 years

Influences

There is a long list of bands we like..

Accept, Evanescence, Alestorm, HaleStorm, Foo Fighters, Little Angels, Queen, Dio, Me first and the gimme gimmies, Offspring, Boston, Muse, Linkin Park, Motley Crue (Shout at the Devil/Early Stuff), Helloween, Ozzy, Die Antwoord, Thin Lizzy, Van Halen, Iron Maiden, Scorpions, Judas Priest, NIN, MyChemicalRomance, Gary Moore (not the blues era), Nightwish, Tesla, Journey, Rammstein, Rush, Police, Drop Kick Murphy's, Baby Metal, Green Day, Band Maid..

Our original material is currently our main focus, covers are fun too though :)

Members Of Band

Musos:
Glen - Bass
Greg - Drums
Gerard ('G') - Guitar, Songwriter
Caroline - Vocals, Songwriter

5th Member (You!?) - Separate to looking for a dedicated front person/lead vocalist, we would be very interested to try add a 5th member who plays Keys/Synth Or perhaps even strings; Cello, Violin. Or Ulliean pipes, to give some of our Celtic influenced material an extra dimension. Or, perhaps someone with good vocals and acoustic guitar.

EQUIPMENT

Our backline:
Eight Marshall 4x12 Cabs (two Guitar stacks, two Bass stacks)
Two ENGL Powerball Guitar amp heads,
Two Marshall DBS 400watt Bass amp heads.
Eight piece Pearl Double Bass kit (the studio 'black pearl').
Six Fold back Monitors powered by a 4 channel FP 10000 Q (up to 10,000 watts, but we run it at idle).

Front of House PA is:
Two FP 10000Q Power amps delivering a combined up to 20,000 Watts (Not driven beyond idle..).
Two Peavey SP218 SUBs
Two Peavey SP3 mains

*We typically run the overall PA at about 4,000 -5,000 watts total.

We have our own DMX Lights etc etc..
..and not forgetting our trusty 'THUD Van' :)

We also have our own recording studio.
A purpose built building, 12m x 9m with upstairs control room.
Equipped with a Soundcraft Series TWO 32channel analog console and plenty of retro outboard gear. Where possible we try steer way from computers, as people tend to mix 'visually' rather than what their ears tell them.. also modern recordings tend to remove the human element, use the same patches and ultimately sound much the same.. so, for us we choose: No DAWs/Pro tools, No Amp Simulators and certainly No Quantizers or Auto Tune... Just real amps, real vocals and acoustic drums driven hard into an analog console :)

Finally: For the off chance that a budding Keyboard player is reading this but finds transporting their gear problematic.. then fear not, as we have a Studio Keyboard Amp (Peavey KB 300watt) and two retro keyboards that are here for you to use.

MUSIC