Over the past five years, Magdalene, formerly After Dark, has come into their own as East Texas’ premier original band. Magdalene's song writing is aggressive and passionate. Their lyrics and attitude convey the passion of “Torment, Rage, and Love” in their debut promo CD. Magdalene's success has followed them straight to Broadjam. Singles off the CD achieved top 10 honors for rock, rock alternative, south central US, Texas region and most importantly for picks ages 15-24. Also, two singles are being considered for soundtrack selections.
Lead vocalist, Joanna Pierce-Endsley, brings a vivid physicality to the vocals that is edgy yet sexual, aggressive yet central, powerful yet very soulful. Fans adore her and are loyal to showings.

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Comparisons have been deacribed as an Alanis Morissette smacks Robert Plant on the ass with the power of Evenesence.

Influences

Joanna's influences are evident of a Janis Joplin/Alanis Moressette on a red eye flight to Woodstock.

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AFTER DARK BIOGRAPHY

After Dark, over the past six years, has come into their own as East Texas’ premier original band. After Dark’s song writing is as aggressive and passionate as their live show. Their lyrics and attitude convey the passion of “Torment, Rage and Love” in their debut promo CD.
After Dark’s success has followed them straight to Broadjam. Singles off the CD achieved top 10 honors for rock, rock alternative, south central US, Texas region and most importantly for picks ages 15-24. Also, After Dark's material has been heavily considered for soundtrack selections on 5 different projects. Lead vocalist, Joanna Pierce-Endsley, brings a vivid physicality to the vocals that is edgy yet sexual, aggressive yet central, powerful yet very soulful. Fans adore her and are loyal to showings. Lead guitarist, Peter Sirianni, is uninhibited and incendiary in his guitar playing. Fans describe his charisma in that his heart, body and soul bleed for the music. Rhythm guitarist, Mike Dick, is the glue which holds this stuff of rage and love together. Fans describe Mike as a catechism of many raw emotions often only exhibited musically. Bassist, David Short, is described as the "Bill Wyman" of After Dark. He’s the thinker with an intense questionable nature and is a proponent of letting the music do the “talking.” The newest addition to After Dark, Tim Roberts, brings new zeal as a drummer who plays with gut conviction. After Dark has released their self-titled CD in the Fall of 2004 to a large and growing fan base. Nearly 1000 copies of the CD have sold locally @ Hastings along with hundreds of copies sold during gigs locally and on the road.

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