"Matt Mays" is a Canadian singer-songwriter and lead singer of "Matt Mays & El Torpedo", a rock music group based in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia. Previously Mays was a member of a Canadian band, the Guthries.
MM&ET consists of Tim Baker (drums), Rob Crowell (keyboards, saxophone), Jarrett Murphy (guitar, vocals), Andy Patil (bass, vocals), and Matt (guitars, vocals). Previously, Mays toured with the Atlantic Canadian group The Guthries.
At the 2005 Juno Awards, Mays presented an award, and was himself nominated for New Artist of the Year and Adult Alternative Album of the Year for his self-titled album.
“Cocaine Cowgirl” received heavy airplay on Canadian rock radio in 2005, and its video heavy rotation on MuchMusic. At the 2006 East Coast Music Awards, MM&ET were nominated for entertainer of the year, group of the year, radio rock recording of the year, album of the year, and single of the year (for ''Cocaine Cowgirl''), and won all of these but entertainer of the year award. They closed out the national broadcast of the event with "Cocaine Cowgirl". As he introduced the band, host Mike Smith (Bubbles from ''Trailer Park Boys'') said that they were one of his f...