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The 8 East Band

Bill Fullwood: Guitar (acoustic), Guitar (electric), Vocals | Hugh Ferris: Bass guitar | Dave McCoy: Drums | Ross Munoz: Guitar (electric), Vocals

Genre: Blues & Soul, Country, Rock

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Synoposis

Inception: Santee, 2016

Ex-Band Members: Ronnie Tye, Guitar (electric)

Influences: Rolling Stones, Tom Petty, the Eagles, Jimi Hendrix, the Doors, Stevie Ray Vaughn, the Allman Brothers, ZZ Top, Marshall Tucker Band, Greg Khin, Deep Purple, George Thoroughgood, David Bowie, Elvis Presley, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Aerosmith, Santana, Eric Clapton, Cream

Background:

Formed in the summer of 2016 in Santee, the 8 East Band plays classic rock, blues, and a hint of country. The group was founded by two old bay area friends, Dave McCoy and Hugh Ferris (Hard Part), who hadn't seen each other in thirty years and found each other living in east San Diego. Both lifelong rock music fans, they were playing in various local East County rock and blues bands and decided to start a project of their own.

The group was then rounded out by singer-guitarist Bill Fullwood and blues guitarist Ronnie Tye (Gorgeous Boyscouts). By 2018, Tye had been replaced by Ross Munoz.

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