Alternative / Pop / Rock
Playing punk-pop with emphasis on the pop, Los Angeles', Hey Violet consists of Miranda Miller (rhythm guitar, keyboard, vocals), Nia Lovelis (drums, vocals), Rena Lovelis (bass, lead vocals), Casey Moreta (lead guitar, vocals), and Iain Shipp (bass).
The group originally formed in 2008 as Cherri Bomb, then changed its musical direction and parted ways with lead vocalist and guitarist Julia Pierce in early 2013. Soon after, the band announced its new name, Hey Violet, and released their debut single, "This Is Why," in March of 2015. In that same month, Hey Violet signed to 5 Seconds of Summer's label Hi or Hey Records and toured with the band that May, June and July in support of their debut EP I Can Feel It. The band also went on its own European headlining tour in the Winter of 2015.
Their second EP Brand New Moves was released in August of 2016.
Genre: Alternative / Indie / Rock
From: Los Angeles, CA
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Genre: Indie-Pop / Pop
From: Davenport, IA
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