The IMC Magazine Issue 15 /May 2016 | Page 51


Brian Grilli and his successful debut effort “Damn Good Day” got the Independent music world and the National music scene to take notice. The title track and first single climbed fast on the charts reaching #1 on Indieworld. Brian has written songs for "Sons of Anarchy" and the Award Winning Independent Documentary "Until It Hurts". An accomplished musician and songwriter he has garnered the attention of many prominent players and was invited to play Muriel Anderson’s All Star Guitar Night at Summer NAMM ’14 w/ Brent Mason, Anders Osborne, John Corabi among others. Appeared in September 2014 issue of Guitar Player Magazine.

Brian has had the opportunity to perform across the US, from Virginia Beach to Los Angeles. Brian has shared bigger stages with country stars Brantley Gilbert, Florida Georgia Line, Eli Young Band, Thomas Rhett and Jana Kramer as well as rockers Cheap Trick, Styx, .38 Special and Lucero.

A former United States Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician and an Operation Enduring/Iraqi Freedom Veteran, Brian has made his music a means for him to give back to his community. He is an avid supporter of Wounded Wear, Wounded EOD Warrior and Navy SEAL Foundation. He sang the National Anthem for over 10,000 people at the 75th Annual Sturgis Rally for the Buffalo Chip's Freedom Day.

The new single "My Hometown", is homage to BRIAN growing up in Lansing, IL, and was co-written with Mitch Malloy. Produced and recorded by Andy Andersson (Fuel) in Nashville with a plethora of prominent players, "My Hometown" is a song that'll evoke nostalgic emotions in everybody. Hints of Springsteen, Mellencamp and the Eagles give this the feel-good vibes of those legendary artists. Brian and his band are about to hit the road for their tour to support the single as well as his long-awaited second album to be released June 2016.In addition, a video for "My Hometown" will be shot in Chicago and Lansing, IL