Rebel Pride brings traditional Southern rock to 21st century with their three guitar attack. With four albums already released, they have evolved to one of the finest new southern rock bands around.
Formed 1996 in Tampa Bay, Florida, Rebel Pride started as a country band, but have evolved to one of today’s hottest Southern rock Bands.
All members of Rebel Pride are veterans on Florida music scene and it shows in the way they handle their instruments. They have shared the stage with Lynyrd Skynyrd, 38 Special and even backed the mighty Charlie Daniels.
Today’s Rebel Pride consists of Dave Stevenson on bass, Pete Gratta on drums, Tom Spittle, Brian Jeffries and Pat Buffo on guitars. Pat Buffo also handles lead vocal duties with his strong, Danny Joe Brown – like style. In fact, if you are a fan of Molly Hatchet or Blackfoot, you are going to love Rebel Pride.
Their first “new era” album, “It Is What It Is” came out in 2005 and follows the traditions set by Molly Hatchet and Lynyrd Skynyrd with heavy guitars and soulful vocals and was a big hit on southern rock radio station, allsouthernrock.com: Survive is the most played song of all times and they have four tracks on top 20.
2007 saw the release of two albums, Backin’ It Up with their own material and A Southern Rock Tribute to Toby Keith, where Rebel Pride gave Toby’s tunes their own unique twist.
All Points In Between came out in 2008 and is Rebel Prides strongest effort so far, offering melodic guitar riffs and vocals true to finest Southern Rock traditions. From first song, Girls Just Wanna Dance, to the last one, it just leaves people wanting more.
Puresouthernrock.com had a change to talk to Rebel Pride’s Tom Spittle, so don’t forget to check out our Rebel Pride interview.
Rebel Pride Discography:
2005 It Is What It Is
2007 Backin’ It Up
2007 A Southern Rock Tribute to Toby Keith
2008 All Points In Between