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Call Me Alice

RIYL

Evanescence, No Doubt, Lacuna Coil, Madonna, Garbage, Plumb, Switchblade Symphony, Jack Off Jill, Marilyn Manson, Skunk Anansie

Influences

Depeche Mode, Pantera, Nine Inch Nails, Marilyn Manson, Linkin Park, No Doubt, the Cure, White Zombie, Joy Division, Duran Duran, Cirque du Soleil, Blondie, Depeche Mode, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Berlin, the Cranberries, Evanescence
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In 2005, the techno-goth five-piece Call Me Alice were voted “Best Rock Band” at the first annual Inland Empire Music Awards (IEMA). Their first CD All About Sive was later remixed by local DJs in the clubs.

True to the gothic M.O., the band members are only known by their stage names: Crosby the vocalist, Elizabeth Borg aka Epiphany the bass player, Jude the keyboardist and electronic sound programmer, Aughustine the guitarist, and a percussionist known only as the Thrawn.

“One thing you can say about us as a band is we’re not snobs about when and where we play,” says Crosby. “We’ll play pretty much anywhere, any time slot if we can grab some new listeners, especially young ones. Yes, we’ll talk shit about it later, but we’re very considerate and only badmouth those places to one another or several years later in interviews like this one.”

“Many venues have too many bands on one bill,” notes Epiphany, “which means bands are rushed with short sets and no sound checks, so by the time the sound is dialed in — if at all — your set is almost over. We’re a bit more HM [high maintenance] than other bands because we also use keys, samples, and electronic drums, which all need to get mixed in on top of the usual guitar, bass, drums, and vox.”

In late 2009, the band released a new CD, How Motivation Killed the Man.

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