Flickerstick (sometimes incorrectly called Flicker Stick) is a Denton, Texas rock band mostly remembered for being the winner of VH1's talent/reality show Bands on the Run.
= Flickerstick was formed in Denton, Texas by high school friends Brandin Lea (singer, guitarist) and Corey Kreig (guitarist). The two decided to put a band together just for the fun of it and picked some friends to join them, including Brandin's brother, Fletcher (bassist). The band started doing local gigs and started gathering a solid fanbase.
Soon they graduated to Dallas bigger clubs and started headlining shows. The band managed to put together $10,000 and self-financed their first album titled Welcoming Home The Astronauts. The album sold well in the Dallas area and at shows. It was then that Billboard magazine picked the band to be on a CD sampler of Best Unsigned Bands in the Country.
= During this time, VH1 heard Flickerstick's tune on the compilation and invited them to audition for the Bands on the Run show. After auditioning among 2,000 other bands the band was chosen to be on the show. However, in the midst of the reality ...