You don’t have to admit it. We know at some point or another you shut the blinds, lock the door and belt out the best of AC/DC into your hairbrush. And these guys probably did too, until they became some of the most well known bands on Long Island. Hey, everyone’s got to start somewhere.
Long Islanders Voted Push Play the Best Band From Long Island!
The new year holds high hopes for this LI-bred foursome, who have managed to sell out NYC’s Irving Plaza and Nokia Theater. Vocalist CJ Baran says, “As a band, we have focused on building a relationship with the fans.” And the fans have spoken. Push Play was voted a Best Up and Coming Band last year, and their popularity has soared as they are a winner once again, celebrating their third Best of L.I. win.
2nd Place – Brand New, www.fightoffyourdemons.com
This group hails from Levittown, New York. They formed in 2000 and they are currently with Interscope Records. They have a collection of four albums, their latest entitled “Daisy.”
3rd Place – Testing for Echo, www.myspace.com/testingforecho
They were named one of the top ten bands on Long Island in 2005. In 2008, they were finalists in the MTV2 Rock Band contest in New York. They are still a very successful band who have continued to travel and perform in various clubs and colleges.