Crash Kings (2009)
The Crash Kings is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles, California in 2006. The members are vocalist–keyboardist Antonio "Tony" Beliveau, his brother, bassist Mike Beliveau, and drummer Tom Roslak. The band’s debut album, Crash Kings, was released May 26, 2009 on Custard/Universal Motown. the first single, "Mountain Man", was released to U.S. modern rock radio stations in October, and entered Billboard’s Alternative Songs chart the following month. It reached #1 on the Billboard Alternative Radio charts in March 2010. The band is known for using analog keyboards such as the clavinet with distortion effects and a whammy bar in place of a typical lead guitar.