The Generators Bio:
The Generators! Yeah, from Los Angeles... You might have seen their records in a record store or maybe you have seen someone wearing a Generators T-shirt, or heard one of those urban legends floating around...
With all that said, they still might be a mystery to you, but that’s all right and that’s why we are here to fill in the gaps for you on the band that is saving Rock N Roll one song at a time. The Generators got started in the May of 1997,and by the Summer of 1997 they already had their first album ‘Welcome To The End” released with the L.A. based Triple XXX Records. They joined up with a long roster of bands like Social Distortion, Jane’s Addiction, Bo Didley, The Adolescents, and many more. The band early on barnstormed across the highways of the U.S.A. and Europe, spotlighting their action packed live show. They have opened up for everyone from Anthrax, to Stiff Little Fingers, Bad Religion, Sepultura, Tiger Army, Bow Wow Wow, The Dead Kennedys, Agnostic Front, and the list goes on and on. The Generators have had their music appear on various Television & Radio commercials for The Los Angeles Lakers basketball team, The California Angels baseball team, The Corona Beer Company and in 2008 their song 30 Seconds was used for a 2 national TV commercial ads sponsoring The Grammy Awards which was viewed by over 17 million people. The bands music has also appeared on numerous Skateboarding, BMX, and Paintball videos. In the later part of 2008 another batch of their songs will be used for the 2008 independent film MEDITATE AND DESTROY- feature documentary on meditation teacher and author of Dharma Punx, Noah Levine.
The Generators have charted the American College radio charts, and continue to get played monthly on Independent radio stations, Internet radio as well as Satellite radio stations like XM & Sirus. The boys has been endorsed from numerous companies such as Lucky 13 Apparel, Dickies, Felon clothing, TUK Shoes, Electric, Draven, Tres Noir, Just Deadly, and the large list keeps growing
Over the course of 11 years the band has stayed truly dedicated to releasing quality, timeless recorded music, and videos so they can be heard and seen by as many people as possible. The goal and aim has always been to keep getting better, and better over time. In a little over a decade they have released 7 full – length albums, 2 EP’s, 1 split E.P. with mid west rockers Riverboat Gamblers, and appeared on scores of compilations
The list of achievements for The Generators keeps getting longer every year, and after a decade of playing it sometimes seems like they are just getting started. They always manage to stay in tune with their loyal fan base, as well as staying true to what they have always done, and that is producing quality underground Rock N Roll Punk music.