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Blues, Roots, R&B, Americana, Rock
Winning awards and playing to sold-out shows across New England and beyond, the Boston-based Delta Generators have made quite a name for themselves since hitting the scene in 2008. Their music brings together their diverse musical influences, drawing on the traditions of Blues, Roots, R&B, Americana and Rock to create a sound uniquely their own.
The band is comprised of front man, Brian Templeton (formerly of the Radio Kings as well as collaborations with such notables as Jerry Portnoy, James Cotton and Otis Grand Kings - on vox, harp and acoustic guitar) Brian also currently is the singer for the blues all-star band, The Proven Ones with Kid Ramos, Willie J. Campbell, Jimi Bott and Anthony Geraci. Brothers, Charlie O’Neal (guitar) and Rick O’Neal (bass). Rick and Charlie got their first break in their late teens to early twenties touring and recording for Ben Orr (formerly of The Cars). Rick also recorded and toured playing for guitarist Johnny A. for many years. Charlie also played for the band Must (Wind-Up/BMG) who had a top 10 song in the Billboard Rock Charts, toured with such acts as Aerosmith, Stone Temple Pilots, INXS and performed at venues from the Hollywood Bowl, MGM Grand Arena to the London Hammersmith Apollo. Jeff Armstrong(drums) and Charlie O’Neal also currently plays for Anthony Geraci and the Boston Blues All-Stars. Together the Delta Generators have blended the best of their best to bring their fans an unforgettable musical experience.
The Delta Generators have released four studio albums - Devil In The Rhythm, Hard River To Row, Get On The Horse, and Hipshakers and Heartbreakers(featuring original front man Craig Rawding), and one live album, Live At The Spire (with Templeton). They are currently working on recording another full length album and hope to have it out later this year.
Press / Reviews
Delta Generators bounce back with new lineup by Jay Miller for The Patriot Ledger
Hipshakers and Heartbreakers Review by Oscar Jordan for Vintage Guitar Magazine
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