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Sometimes things fall apart so better things can come together. This is the mindset of Chicago’s hottest female-fronted pop rock band “Phosphene”. Vocalist Jeni (of Persistence Of Memory), Drummer Andrew (of Beautiful Nightmare), Guitarist Joey (of The Tragic Loss Of Veronica Lake), Bassist Michael (of The Last Petal), and Guitarist Dan ( of Epiphany Dawns) quickly fell together after parting ways with their previous bands.
Keeping their spirits resilient in the face of overwhelming odds, Phosphene is known for being the hardest working band in Chicago. Relying on their talent, their message, and their unconditional love for Rock n’ Roll, Phosphene took off into the music industry with a running start and continue to make their presence known as they embark on their 2nd year together.
Working as a highly driven quintet, the band finished their first full length album, Any Last Words, which they released January 5th 2014 headlining the House Of Blues in Chicago. Prior to that show, Phosphene marked their debut as a band while headlining the official Lollapalooza after party at the Hard Rock Café in Chicago. Soon after their debut, Phosphene released their first music video on You Tube of their single, Let You Go.
On January 1st, 2014 the band hit 20,000 fans on their Facebook page making an extraordinary entrance into the New Year. They are leading the Illinois rock market with over 75,000 fans. Phosphene’s singles have been aired on different radio stations including 105.5FM THE KAT and 103.9FM THE FOX. They have been featured on TV on “The Mancow Show” with a special acoustic performance, They were also featured on ESPN “Friday Night Fights” with host Mike Tyson, and on FOX NEWS with reporter Eames Yates in a human interest piece.
The band has also done many interviews for different magazines, podcasts, and online radio stations that air all over the world.
Phosphene was the recommended artist on Reverbnation and the continue to hold strong in the #1 spot on the Illinois Rock Charts. They have shared the stage with many national acts including the Pretty Reckless, Lacuna Coil, Sick Puppies,Eyes Set To Kill, Cilver, Straightline Stitch, Adrenaline Mob, Bobaflex, Kill Devil Hill and Tantric.
Recently the band was nominated by the Chicago Independent Music Awards for the “Best Rock Band Of The Year”. Phosphene is currently touring the US and creating national buzz. They kicked off their tour on the east coast showcasing at the Millennium Music Conference (MMC) in Pennsylvania and then headed to Indiana where they opened up for Revolver Magazine’s Hottest Chicks In Hard Rock Tour.They will continue to tour throughout March and April hitting accredited venues in Tennessee, Oklahoma, Ohio, Kansas,Colorado, Missouri, and Texas where they will be playing a showcase for “South By Southwest”.
Touring, Interviewing, and writing new music along the way, Phosphene is ready to take their journey in the music scene to the next level as musicians, songwriters, artists, performers, and friends. Jeni the lead singer of Phosphene states “We put our blood, sweat, and tears into this project and spent many sleepless nights perfecting and analyzing our music so it would not only reach the hearts but shake the souls of all our listeners.” and that’s exactly the emotional ride they are taking their fans on.
Get ready music lovers because Phosphene is ready to take the show and steal your heart!
Music Video (Youtube): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_wFd33XY6Q