Dead But Dreaming
Vol. #1 Issue #1 January 1999
Greetings, and welcome to the first newsletter from Dead But Dreaming!
You may be familiar with Dead But Dreaming's previous incarnation as
Seattle band "Orange Tin Man". At last report, singer/frontman Fish was
no longer with the band, and the remaining bandmembers - Jason Willis,
Chad Redl, and Eric Slyter - were searching for a new name and a new
The search took a long time, but the results were worth it. Finally
finding the right man for the job in May 1998, Michael White has been
brought on as the new singer/frontman for Dead But Dreaming. As with
all the members of the band, he has brought in his own diverse interests
and unique perspective on music and songwriting, as well as some
powerful rhythm guitar work. Most importantly, he has a great voice!
The bandmates are very happy with this decision, and the band as a whole
is very confident that this will be a most successful match. After much
lengthy debate about what the new name of the band should be, it came
down to a vote, and "Dead But Dreaming" won by majority.
At long last, the band is ready to start playing shows! With a warm-up
gig for friends and family planned on the 30th, Dead But Dreaming will
be making it's public debut at the Ballard Firehouse on Monday, February
1st. DBD is slotted to play in the first slot at 9:30, in a Battle of
the Bands. The Ballard Firehouse is located at 5429 Russell NW, on the
corner of Market and Russell in Ballard. There is no final word as of
yet who the other bands will be, but with Dead But Dreaming ripping it
up, you're sure to be entertained regardless. The band's set will
feature a great mix of popular songs from previous incarnation Orange
Tin Man, as well as plenty of brand-new material to surprise. More
shows coming soon...
The band is in the process of recording a 3 song CD demo at Naf
Productions, and will make this available to the general public at the
live shows. A website is in the works, which will feature photos, bios,
music samples, and other assorted mayhem. As soon as it's up and
running, you'll be informed...
Michael White - Lead vocals, rhythm guitar
Jason Willis - Lead guitar, backup vocals
Chad Redl - Bass guitar
Eric Slyter - Drums