Thursday Rocks: E.N.V.Y.

artist: envy date: 08/30/2012 category: ug news
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Thursday Rocks: E.N.V.Y.
E.N.V.Y. is a rock band from the eastern panhandle of West Virginia. The guys have just finished their EP. Short Bio: Through all their past incarnations and former bands, the members of E.N.V.Y. have grown into a musical tyrant collectively. The two founding members of the band, Chuck Kerr (Drums) and Mike McGee (Guitar/Vocals) have seen many incarnations of what was once a fledgling, yet enthusiastic past time. Over the years, Chuck and Mike have seen many members come and go as the band changed names or simply took a break for some time. On question of the name, Carl said: "The guys at that point were using the name Died Tryng, which people always tried to correct the spelling of, and the name was a play on the fact they had problems finding a frontman. So, Chuck and I had thought up the name E.N.V.Y. for a side project we had started and never got to finish. We brought it up to Mike and Kevin and they dug it, liked the meaning it had, and we rolled with it." E.N.V.Y.noun: 01. a feeling of discontent or covetousness with regard to another's advantages, success, possessions, etc. 02. an object of envious feeling: His musical abilites made him the E.N.V.Y. of his peers. 03. Obsolete. ill will. 04. In unabbreviated form meaning "Evil Never Values You" 05. A rock band basing itself out of Summit Point, WV, made up of 5 men from completely different sides of the musical spectrum, who continue to push the boundaries of their respective genres. Current Lineup:
  • Vocals - Carl Butner III
  • Guitar/Vocals - Mike McGee
  • Guitar/Vocals - Casey Burke
  • Bass - Kevin Snyder
  • Drums - Chuck Kerr
    Songs: Further Links:
  • Official website
  • Facebook Page
  • Reverbnation
  • Twitter P.S. For all UG musicians in the house - please send requests at submit[at]ultimate-guitar[dot]com regarding your band's inclusion in the next Thursday Rocks. You don't have to pay for anything, let our enthusiasm and your creativity be the driving force behind all of this. Not only we post your band's profile upfront here on ultimate-guitar.com, but also on our Facebook page with over a 1,000,000 weekly reach - think about it!

    UG may not get you a record deal, but still we're trying to do what's possible to promote original music created by our users, so that you could get noticed and maybe receive a chance for exposure.

    Keep on rockin'!

    Yours truly, UG Team
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