Band Name: The Joint
Album Name: Bitter Sweet
Music Style: Rock, Indie Rock, Classic Rock
The Joint carries a solid “Vintage Modern” sound, Creating a strong, raw, electric sound which prevails in their live shows nightly. group strives to complete diverse, honest records that stay true to
The earliest incarnation of The Joint began in late 2006, when Jon Tyler Smith and Aaron Tymec were introduced through a mutual friend and quickly began writing songs together. The following summer, Warren Gies would join on drums. The band sorted through multiple line ups before – in early 2010 – solidifying the final line up of 4 when Tyler Hodgkinson joined on bass, and Jon Tyler Smith took on lead vocal duties.
Their first milestone as a band was in Oshawa’s annual “Bandwarz” competition 2010, where they won the studio time used to record their first EP entitled “Just A Taste” (released January 21 2011).
The next would be their 1st place win in the Triumph Musician Search Contest 2011, with their song/music video for “The Preacher”, after competing with numerous bands in the Durham Region.
The band has had plenty of college radio play from thier previous full length release “Young Essance”, along with in studio performances on various stations.
The new single “Crimson Queen”, is the first song released from the full length “Bittersweet” album. The single walks the line between classic pop rock, and a radio friendly indie rock that promises to please fans young and old . Queen meets Queens Of The Stoned Age and everything in between.
With a 2014 international tour covering both US and Canada, starting this October, The Joint is poised to take over one city at a time