Event

JMax Productions
The Expendables, Ballyhoo!, Kash’d Out
Thu March 21, 2019 9:00 pm PDT (Doors: 8:00 pm )
Blu Nightclub @ Montbleu Resort , 55 US Highway 50, Stateline, NV (map)
Ages 21 and Up

Tickets available locally at the Montbleu Box Office or Recycled Records (Reno)

 

The Expendables enjoyed a laid-back lifestyle growing up in Santa Cruz, CA; surfing, skating, partying, and playing music were commonplace. Since 1997, The Expendables have staked their claim in the California surf/rock genre by headlining venues from coast to coast. Blending Reggae, Punk Rock, and 80s style dueling guitar solos, The Expendables have made heads turn and floors shake for years.

The band consists of four longtime friends: Geoff Weers (Guitar and Vocals), Adam Patterson (Drums and Vocals), Raul Bianchi (Lead Guitar) and Ryan DeMars (Bass).  The first seven years of their career was fueled with three full-length, completely independent releases.  No Time To Worry (2000), Open Container (2001), and Gettin’ Filthy (2004), would bring in a combined total of over 40,000 units sold with no physical distribution and no record label. 

 

While touring and supporting their album, Gettin’ Filthy, The Expendables would share the stage with Slightly Stoopid and catch the attention of founders and front men Kyle McDonald and Miles Doughty.  In 2007 Slightly Stoopid formed their own independent label, Stoopid Records, and signed The Expendables for the label’s first non-Stoopid release, which was The Expendables self-titled.  Released in September 2007, the album would be accepted as an instant classic by fans and received rave reviews from critics.

 

The band continued supporting the album with hundreds of shows over the next two years, gaining fans around the world, and respect from the bands that influenced them.  Early 2009 The Expendables toured relentlessly.  Within a few short months, they hit the road with NOFX, Less Than Jake, Pennywise, and Pepper. In case that was not enough, The Expendables were honored to join 311 on their Summer Unity amphitheater tour, rocking huge stages, and opening new doors for the band.

 

To support the release of Prove It, The Expendables continued their tenacious touring schedule with their popular yearly Winter Blackout Tour, a headlining Spring Tour, a slot supporting Slightly Stoopid and Steel Pulse on this summers, Cauzin’ Vapors tour and will be in Europe with The Mad Caddies during the fall.  The band will close out the year with a national headlining run that will be sure to keep The Expendables strong hype building. Thirteen years later, five albums down they show no sign of slowing down.