March Madness is right around corner, and once again this year almost 70 teams will be competing for  a spot in the Final Four, and hopefully an NCAA championship.  Now we didn't have almost 70 bands submit us their music, but with such an overwhelming response to our call for local bands, we decided to do our own brackets for The East Texas Takeover.

First, we want to congratulate Something Blue for taking the number one spot in the first round of voting last week, and they'll be the first member of our own version of the final four. We will have a total of four rounds of voting all through out the month of March.  The voting rounds will be bracketed as follows:

Week 3/5-3/11: Second round of voting (First set of 3 bands)

Week 3/12-3/18: Third round of voting (Second set of 3 bands)

Week 3/19-3/25: Fourth round of voting (Third set of 3 bands)

Week 3/26-3/30: Voting begins for the final four.

On Saturday, March 31, Chris Cobb will play the winner and the runner-up from the final four on the air.  If you have already submitted us your bands tracks, they will be featured in the East Texas Takeover.

And now, Round 2 of the Madness begins.

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1.  Adam Brown & the Triple Crown Band - Beer & Whiskey

Adam is 22 yrs old currently living in Kilgore. He has been playing SRV and Tx Blues in bars since he was 12 yrs old. Currently gigging in all the major rooms in East Texas, You need to see this talented young man live. A versatile musician, able to play whatever the crowd needs, His all original 1st album "Close your Eyes" was recorded in August of 2011 at Rosewood Studios in Tyler, His fans on FB consist of 75% female from 18-49. When Adam Grabs his electric Fender Strat....everyone is at the front of the stage rockin out.

Check this guy out, youll be glad you did.

Email:  reggaebassplayer@gmail.com

Website:  https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Adam-Brown-The-Triple-Crown-Band/299143883442985

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2.  Dying Fire - Good-Bye

The band is called Dying Fyre, and their goal is to resurrect the true alternative rock sound that has been smothered by the pop music on the airwaves.  The band consists of 5 members: TJ Tisdale is the lead singer, Josh Jolly and Preston Davis trade out on lead and rhythm guitar, Andrew Perry on the bass, and Josh Williams on drums.

Email:  rachelktx@gmail.com

Website:  http://www.facebook.com/pages/Dying-Fire/106714306114735

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3.  Martyr Of Truth - Here Comes the NuNu

Vocals - Randy Cornett

Guitar - Derek Terry

Guitar - Joe Kaiser

Drums - Jacob Boucher

Bass - Hunter Stallings

Email:  reereecornett@yahoo.com

Website:  www.facebook.com/Martyroftruth

 

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