2010 Nominee – Rock Drummer of the Year – 20th Annual LA Music Awards “Motor Gun Hotel”
Jimi Craig: Songwriter/Singer/Guitar
Wendy Rose: Drums
Travis Dunn: Bass
Rock n Roll from the soul…
Motor Gun Hotel is a melodic hard rock band from Southern California. Members include; Singer songwriter/ Guitarist Jimmy Craig, along with Travis Dunn (Bass) and Wendy Rose (Drums).
MGH went in to record their 2008 EP with JR McNeely (Underoath, MxPx) at The Sound Kitchen in Nashville, Tennessee. Songs such as ‘Lift Off’ and ‘How’s It Going’ gained airplay in Southern California on Kat Corbett’s ‘Locals Only’ show on KROQ 106.7 FM, as well as being featured on KROQ’s 2008 Compilation CD.
Other regionally syndicated radio shows such as the Frosty Heidi & Frank Show on KLSX FM 97.1 featured MGH on their ‘Should I Stay Or Should I Go’ segment, as well as the Mark & Brian show on 95.5 KLOS FM. A buzz about Motor Gun Hotel helped attract FUSE TV to feature them in a rock doucumentary biography about upcoming rock bands in 2009. MGH has also been featured in publications such as the LA/OC Weekly, the Orange County Register, and Live OC Magazine. Summer of 2009 MGH went on to perform at the 2009 Sunset Strip Music Festival with bands such as Korn, and Ozzy.
Motor Gun Hotel was selected as the only unsigned nominated act for the 2009 Orange County Music Awards’ Best Metal Band of the Year category, amongst nominees such as Avenged Sevenfold, Bleeding Through and Atreyu. MGH were also nominated in 2010’s Los Angeles Music Awards for ‘best hard rock band and ‘best rock drummer.
In June 2010 Motor Gun Hotel went out on a 6 week national tour with “Green Jello” gaining a lot of new fans in many different states. 2011 to 2012 MGH has been playing shows around California and has just finished recording their current E.P titled “Leave it all behind”. Currently Motor Gun Hotel is looking to team up with the right label/management and are avaliable for booking. Contact Jimmy at 714) 654-7121
Artists We Also Like
David Craig, Jeremy Fish, Duane Peters, Gus
STP, Foo Fighters, John Lennon, Pink Floyd, Pearl Jam.
Performing live, touring, recording
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