5th Gear plays southern tinged mainstream rock n roll. Their influences range from ZZ Top to Velvet Revolver. Formed in early 2004, 5th gear has played throughout Florida building a fan base and international following at hot spots such as the Clevelander Hotel in Miami. 5th Gearâ€™s resume includes airplay on local top rated radio station 103.1 and an opening slot for Georgia Satellites at the South Florida BBQ Festival, The band has honed their stage and performace skills playing 4 nights a week since forming. Their new CD is broadcast ready, having been mixed and mastered by Michael Fuller, who's credits include Allman Brothers, Lynard Skynyrd & Eric Clapton, The band successfully sells their CD's at live shows and are very successful through Internet sales from sites such as Cdbaby.com and downloads through Apple iTunes, iTunes Europe, iTunes Japan, Napster, MusicNet, MusicNow, Tradebit, Rhapsody and several other popular download sites.
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