Royal Bangs

Royal Bangs

ROYAL BANGS are three electric gents from Knoxville, Tennessee, sentinel of the Smoky Mountains. Home to a prolific but unsung underground music community, it is a city that keeps its secrets, but over the past few years ROYAL BANGS have become a hard secret to keep.

Under ROYAL BANGS and various other guises, frontman Ryan Schaefer, drummer Chris Rusk, and guitarist Sam Stratton have been making music together since their high school days. In 2006, they unleashed their home-recorded and self-released breakthrough album We Breed Champions.... more