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Gatsbys American Dream

"Gatsbys American Dream" ''sic'' is a prolific Seattle-based progressive rock band. Since their founding in 2002, they have released four full-length albums and one EP. They have also appeared on several compilations with original songs and covers. Gatsbys American Dream drew their name from F. Scott Fitzgerald's ''The Great Gatsby''.

Although it's widely agreed that the band is difficult to classify into one subgenre, it can be said that they draw influence from alternative, pop/rock, indie pop, indie rock, post-hardcore, and punk-pop.

*Nic Newsham: vocals

*Bobby Darling: guitar, vocals

*Ryan Van Wieringen: guitar, vocals

*Kirk Huffman: bass, vocals

*Rudy Gajadhar: drums and percussion

*Kyle O'Quin: keyboard

Gatsbys American Dream began with the disbanding of the groups One Point Two and Good For Nothing. Bobby Darling, a guitarist for One Point Two, met up with Nic Newsham and Ryan Van Wieringen, who were the lead singer and guitarist (respectively) for Good For Nothing. The Gatsbys lineup wasn't complete until Kirk Huffman (formerly of K Through Six) was recruited to play bass and Dustin McGhye signed on as their drummer, making them a five piece band...

years active 2002–present
status Inactive
origin Seattle, Washington
music genre Progressive rock
current members Nic Newsham
Bobby Darling
Ryan Van Wieringen
Kirk Huffman
Rudy Gajadhar
Kyle O'Quin
past members Dustin McGhye
Joey Atkins
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