The Battery Electric is a rock and roll band based in Asbury Park, NJ. Formed in the summer of 2012 by three friends wanting to re-create back to basics rock and roll with strong influences of punk, soul, garage, and American classic rock, they have a crafted a sound that’s both aggressive and sweet. They work hard and rarely turns down a show. They have toured and played showcases at CMJ and SXSW, as well as, played alongside national acts such as, The Dictators, The Super Suckers, and The Detroit Cobras.
They have recorded two albums; Pete Steinkopf from the Bouncing Souls produced both. Their first album entitled Weaving Spiders (Released on Little Dickman Records) was critically acclaimed and won “Album of the Year” in the 2013 Asbury Park Music Awards. At the 2014 Asbury Park Music Awards the band took home the title of “Best Rock Band” and guitarist Brent Bergholm was named “Top Guitarist”
The band will be celebrating the release of their new LP on Feb. 21 at Asbury Lanes in New Jersey alongside several special guests, including Frankenstein 3000, Black Wail, Von Mons and Deal Casino. You can get all the details on the gig HERE.
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