Louden Swain hail from LA, feature a real superstar, and recorded their debut record within the Hollywood Hillsides, but they’re not really a Hollywood glamour music group or everyday tv superstar vanity task. It’s true they got their name from a film (the 1980s teenager flick Visionquest), and their lead vocalist Rob Benedict can be an professional known for his jobs on displays like Felicity and Supernatural. But Louden Swain’s humble root base lie within the Midwest, where their solid D.I.Con. ethic provides fueled two years’ worthy of of quality albums about heartbreak, self-doubt, the folly of vanity, as well as the frictions within households. The band shaped in the past due ’90s at Chicago’s Northwestern College or university, where David Wendell (electric guitar), Borja (bass), and vocalist/guitarist Rob Benedict started composing and playing jointly. The threesome ultimately moved to LA, where they fulfilled up with Stephen Norton (another indigenous of Illinois), who became a member of on drums. Primarily, Louden Swain’s strategy leaned seriously on punk, though their affects ranged from the Clash as well as the Substitutes to Weezer, the Foo Fighters, as well as the Beatles. Choosing to stay indie, the band shaped their very own label, 3 Car Wreckords and, in early 2001, released their debut record Able-Legged Heroes. During the period of the arriving decade, they might produce three even more albums while touring and preserving the bandmembers’ different professions, including Benedict’s well-known role in the CW’s long-running series Supernatural. The brand new fan base enticed with the band’s superstar vocalist helped propel the achievement of album’s like 2012’s edgy Eskimo and 2014’s Sky Alive. Throughout their profession, Louden Swain possess remained steadfastly impartial and, in January 2017, will deliver their seventh LP, VIRTUALLY NO TIME Just like the Present, via their 3 Car Wreckords label.