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Abigail's Attic

Sound description

Femo alt-rock.

RIYL

Astra Kelly, Flogging Molly, Rise Against, Mower

Inception

San Diego , 2000

Current Status

Gigging and recording in Southern California.

Influences

Astra Kelly, Ozomatli, the Cure, Flogging Molly, Dropkick Murphys, AFI, Rise Against, 30 Seconds To Mars, the Iron Maidens
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Val Easterbrook, singer/guitarist for Abigail's Attic, explains how the band got its name. "Our first bass player grabbed a dictionary, and I did too," she says. "We started at A. She came up with Abigail, and I came up with Attic. An 'Abigail' turns out to mean 'a woman's servant' -- weird shit. At every show someone yells out, 'Who's Abigail?' and we show them our mascot doll. She always sits on the bass drum. Abigail is a cutie pie who aspires to front her own all-mascot band someday."

It’s obvious from a listen to the music of Abigail's Attic that these songs are the work of true musical excitement. "Music is our passion, and we are able to project that to the people listening,” says Easterbrook. It’s the mark of solid songwriting that the feelings of the artist are transparent to the audience, and that’s certainly the case here.

The band has performed at the San Diego County Fair, the Long Beach Pride Festival, Hennesey’s Pub and Tavern, and a slew of private parties. “We are constantly writing and creating music, whether purely instrumental or lyrical,” says Easterbrook. Plans are being laid for the recording of the band’s first full-length CD. A five-track EP -- Yeah But Still -- is available.

The group believes the live atmosphere most perfectly conveys the strengths of Abigail's Attic. “Our live shows really showcase the talent of years of a pure passion for music.” The group is currently working with A&R Select, the leading A&R firm in Hollywood, CA. Their song "In the City" appears on the New Balance compilation CD for the 2007 San Diego Rock 'n' Roll Marathon.

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