Top Debut Albums of 2013 – Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown


At only 21 years old, Tyler Bryant has already shared the stage with rock legends like Aerosmith, Jeff Beck, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Pat Benetar, REO Speedwagon and Heart. Bryant is also featured in the award-winning film, Rock Prophecies. Bryant, a student of blues rock, joined up with talented musicians like Caleb Crosby (drums), Noah Denney (bass) and guitarist Graham Whitford (son of Aerosmith’s Brad Whitford), the ‘Shakedown’ pushes the limits of music and performance, and has captured the attention of fans across the U.S. with their spectacular talent, blazing guitar rock and roaring drums, and boundless energy on stage, as the videos in this profile demonstrate.

Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown, based in Nashville, formed in 2009, and released their debut EP, From The Sandcastle, in September 2011. In this video, you can see why the band has been building a following and creating a buzz.

With rollicking SXSW performances under their belts, Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown have been compared to talented blues rock bands from the thriving Nashville scene like Cage The Elephant and The Black Keys.

Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown made their late night television debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live! in 2012. The band’s riveting debut album, Wild Child, was released on January 22 via Carved Records, featuring amazing songs like “Last One Leaving,” “You Got Me Baby,” and “Say A Prayer.”

The band’s top musical influences include Elvis Presley, Tom Petty, Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton and Robert Johnson.

“Last One Leaving”Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown from Wild Child

“You Got Me Baby”Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown from Wild Child

The following is the official black and white (which works really well with the music and the band dynamics) music video for the track, “Say A Prayer.”

Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown Official website
Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown on Facebook

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