High flyin experimental dub featuring members of John Brown's Body,G Love,Morphine and a host of other Boston madmen.
Led by drummer Tommy Benedetti (John Browns Body) and Johnny Trama (Ghosts of Jupiter) on guitar, Dub Apocalypse is an all-star combination of Boston’s best musicians. Playing an impressive array of original dub reggae instrumentals, with wild improvisation and Benedetti’s dirty break beats, this band never disappoints. Johnny Trama has been a staple in the areas music scenes for years, and his emotional blues driven guitar licks can send you soaring to the stratosphere. .
The band is often joined by Benedetti's band mate in John Browns Body Nate Edgar on bass. The two of them work seamlessly together laying it down in this improvisational side project. The band has an ever evolving line up where they are able to feature some more of Boston's highest caliber players. The ultra talented Timo Shanko (G-Love) is another key member of the band. Whether he is filling in for Edgar on bass or joining him on Saxophone, Shanko's stage presence is undeniable. Any way you slice it, the backbone of this band is always unbending, and the involuntary dancing of its spectators that occurs will lay proof to that.
Also making special guest appearances from time to time is none other than the man on the baritone saxophone, Mr. Dana Colley of Boston’s own legendary band Morphine. If you’ve never heard Dana play, you owe it to yourself to see him hit the notes that make your insides shake and brains scramble. Another of Boston's best kept secret agents, Jeff Lockhart has been a regular contributor to Dub Apocalypse as of late. Jeff is probably one of the finest jazz/funk/soul guitarists in the area that you've yet to see and if you have had the pleasure of watching and listening to Jeff's unparalleled talents on guitar you'd surely agree. He has been making a name for himself in the scene more recently, due to his blistering performances at The Dive -one of Worcesters own hidden gems, and frequent home to Dub Apocalypse.
Making every night a different and unique sound depending on the cast, Dub Apocalypse is ever evolving, but one thing is always constant, and that is amazing music played by an all-star line up. Dub Apocalypse is certainly turning heads with their unique sound, and may just be the musical adventure you've been searching for.