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Dana Shellmire
Vocals, Bass, Piano
Tyler Whitney
Guitar, Vocals, Piano
Mick Collins Drums, Percussion, Samples

Los Angeles, California
United States of America

The Who, The Clash, Tool, The Roots, The Police, Led Zeppelin
XTC, The Clash, 311, Jimi Hendrix, Bjork, The Who, Pink Floyd

Formed in 2001, California's DANA SHELLMIRE is both an individual songwriter/multi-instrumentalist and a hyper-charged Power Pop/Rock 3-piece featuring MICK COLLINS (drums, percussion, samples) and TYLER WHITNEY (guitars, vocals, keyboards). More than just another young Indie rock band with college beginnings, this dynamic group of songwriters combines musical versatility, humor, high-energy stage chemistry, global perspective, raw talent, and no-frills sincerity to achieve an exciting sound that has made them a highly-coveted favorite of fans, concert promoters, and media program directors across three continents.

Fans of such breakthrough alternative rock acts as MAROON5, NO DOUBT, THE GO! TEAM, PUFFY AMIYUMI, 311, and THE MARS VOLTA will appreciate DANA SHELLMIRE'S music for its seamless combination of genre influences into one fun, stylish, edgy and accessible signature Rock brand. From straight-ahead hard rock to dancehall, surf punk, Japanese pop, deep southern soul, classical, hip-hop and electronic--there's a little something for everyone wrapped in a singular mind-blowing package.

One of the hardest working bands in the U.S. "New Rock" scene, in just 4 years DANA SHELLMIRE has performed close to 450 shows coast to coast in the USA and overseas (Japan, Europe), released six albums (some of which are now SOLD OUT), and received rave live reviews in countless music publications including Rockrgrl, NOW, and Performer Magazine. Quite simply, DANA SHELLMIRE is a one-of-a-kind cultural phenomenon that is both immediate and full of continuous surprises.

The band's latest album "Aural Ammunition" redefines the notion of "media circus" by treating listeners to 12 potent and persuasive songs as a succession of distinctly appealing "acts." Inspired by artists as sonically diverse as TEH CLASH, XTC, THE WHO, 311, TEH ROOTS, BJORK and JIMI HENDRIX, the album makes unholy magic out of raw, soaring vocal harmonies (think Pink Floyd's "Great Gig in the Sky"), big, driving beats, punchy bass lines, cerebral-edged piano melodies, melodic punk-pop fuzz guitar riffs, obscure movie samples, smart, off-kilter lyrics, and dynamite production prowess of Peter LoIacono (Edge of States) and award-winning engineer Jeff Lipton--best known for his work with David Bowie, Wilco, The Dropkick Murphys and Elvis Costello.

Look for DANA SHELLMIRE (either solo or as a band) at a club, bar, festival, university, theater, or stadium across North America, Europe and Japan (sometimes opening for larger acts!)


International distribution and tours and signing on major label in US or UK.

DANA SHELLMIRE is currently represented by DEAF MUSE SOUND, LLC (USA), TALENTED MUSIC MANAGEMENT (UK) and CANDLESTONE MANAGEMENT (Australia, Europe). For live booking and press inquiries visit:

Album title
No. Tracks Release Date
3 A.M. Disaster Speeched EP (SOLD OUT) CD 7 May 2001
Edge of States CD 12 Dec 2002
Candid Demos EP (SOLD OUT) CD 7 Jan 2003
Snap Shots EP (SOLD OUT) CD 7 Jun 2003
Live at Uncle Pleasants! - Limited Edition (Currently Out of Print) CD 16 May 2004
Aural Ammunition CD 12 May 2004
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