Westcoast/soul fans will be happy to know the new BILL CHAMPLIN CD "No Place Left To Fall" is released on September 23rd (DreamMakers Music). It will be available digitally at iTunes as well as Amazon, while an in-stores release date is to follow soon.
When the bands guitarist, Stephen Carpenter was 15 years old, he was hit by a car while skateboarding. Confined to a wheelchair for several months, he began teaching himself guitar by playing along to bands such as Anthrax, Stormtroopers of Death, and Metallica. Supposedly, the driver paid Carpenter a cash settlement that allowed the band to purchase equipment, but Cunningham commented in an interview that was all just "a myth about how our band was started.