Band Of The Week

Wasting Days


Matt Elliott, vocals and guitar;

Sam Fullerton, lead guitar;

Shane Magie, drums;

Gil Comeaux, bass;

Justin Anderson, guitars, backup vocals.

Band born: 2005

Type of music: Alternative Rock

Originals or covers: Originals

Sounds like: Incubus, Breaking Benjamin, Chevelle, A Perfect Circle

Influences: Alice in Chains, The Deftones, Mudvayne, Tool, Breaking Benjamin, Sevendust, Incubus, Metallica, Acid Bath, Slipknot, Rage Against the Machine, NIN, Taproot, A Perfect Circle, Marilyn Manson, Flaw, Pink Floyd, Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, The Doors, Soundgarden, Stone Temple Pilots, Ultraspank, Staind, Dope, White Zombie, OTEP, Weather Report, Steely Dan, Rush, Puscifer, Bela Fleck and The Flecktones, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pearl Jam, Primus

Dream act to open for: The list is long, but Tool would be a great one!

Accomplishments: Winner of 2009 Edge Fest Battle of the Bands opened for Slipknot, Staind, Chevelle and others. Our single, “Beautiful Shame,” is in regular rotation at 100.3 The Edge in Little Rock. CD release party was on July 4 at Juanita’s in Little Rock.

What kind of crowd do you draw: All kinds. Young, old, men, women, everyone seems to dig our style.

When and where do you practice: We practice as much as possible. Usually 3 to 5 days a week. We have had a lot of noise complaints in the past, so we use practice pads on the drums and crank the amps down. This seems to force us to listen more and become tighter musically.

Any albums: Our debut album is called “Ignorance & Atrophy,” it was released in 2005. Our brand new album, “Beautiful Shame” is available on iTunes and on MySpace at

Back stage ritual: We form a circle, put our hands in and yell “Wasting Days” really loud!

Plans: Playing big shows and selling many albums

Goals: To share with others what we love to do and make a positive impact on their lives

Upcoming shows:

July 18: George’s, Fayetteville

Aug.1: Fort Smith Convention Center

Aug.13: The Gypsy with SignumAD, Fayetteville

Aug. 21: Hard Rock Cafe, Memphis

Aug. 22: Lemmons, St. Louis

Sept. 12: Civic Center Springdale

Oct. 26: Texas Motor Speedway, Dallas

Dec. 6: USF Sundome, Tampa

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