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RMadd 08-21-2004 09:06 PM

i don't know if anyone else has mentioned these guys, but they were recently added to the classic rock station back in the stl, and they are pretty awesome! their site is

DangerousDan85 08-24-2004 03:57 PM

I saw them play at the Tantric concert i went to back in March. they were alright, not really my kinda style though. :cool:

WeatheredWoman 08-24-2004 11:38 PM

Heyyyyy Bear ... good to see you again!! :hugs: Long time no see!!!

Oh man... I'm totally in love with SILVERTIDE. I did made a thread about them, about 5 months ago:

I've learned about them through the Shinedown-board 'cause they've opened for Shinedown and also for Van Halen. They really got that 70's rock thing going on!! :jam: :jam: :jam:

RMadd 08-25-2004 07:31 PM


Originally Posted by WeatheredWoman
Heyyyyy Bear ... good to see you again!! :hugs: Long time no see!!!

Oh man... I'm totally in love with SILVERTIDE. I did made a thread about them, about 5 months ago:

I've learned about them through the Shinedown-board 'cause they've opened for Shinedown and also for Van Halen. They really got that 70's rock thing going on!! :jam: :jam: :jam:

nice to see you too, WW!
yeah, i was on my way to work a few days back, listening to the classic rock station in st louis ('70s-'00s, though mostly '70s). and they played a song, and it kicked ass! is this cd their first, or what? i'd never heard of them before and was simply amazed. i love '70s and '80s classic rock! any other similar bands you might know of, lemme know!

WeatheredWoman 09-05-2004 12:14 AM

Yessssss it's gonna be their first CD... "Show & Tell" coming out the 28th of September. :D
There is an EP available called "American Excess" with 3 songs on it... "Mary Jane", "Beware" and "To See Where I Hide".

This article I copied from Metal Refuge:


Friday, August 27, 2004

Things are heating up in the SILVERTIDE camp. The five-piece hard rockin’ band has been on the road all year preparing for the fast-approaching SEPTEMBER 28 release of their debut album, SHOW & TELL (J Records).

More than 73 rock and active rock stations have added the lead track, “Ain’t Comin’ Home,” out of the box. Stations with top five phones include WZZN in Chicago, WYSP in Philadelphia, WAAF in Boston and WRIF in Detroit.

Silvertide, who range from age 19 to 23, all grew up in Northeast Philadelphia. They are: lead vocalist Walt Lafty, lead guitarist Nick Perri, rhythm guitarist Mark Melchiorre, Jr., bassist Brian Weaver and drummer Kevin Frank.

After their opening slot with Aerosmith set an early benchmark for Silvertide, they’ve gone on to perform with Velvet Revolver, Van Halen, Kid Rock, The Darkness, Godsmack, Alice Cooper and Shinedown, among others.

“Simply a great, down-to-earth, rock & roll jam band with tons of energy, hooks and charisma to burn,” said SLASH when Silvertide opened for Velvet Revolver. When Silvertide supported Van Halen, SAMMY HAGAR and EDDIE VAN HALEN both echoed: “Can’t remember the last time we went to see the opening act more than one time on a tour. It’s the best new band we’ve seen in over a decade. Glad Silvertide opened for us.”

Silvertide have been named an AOL Breaker Artist for Summer/Fall 2004 with more than 80,000 plays-to-date on “Ain’t Coming Home” across all the AOL Music channels. They recently filmed a live performance at Electric Factory in Philadelphia for AOL’s Broadband Rocks Live Concert Series.

The band is currently reviewing treatments with plans to shoot a video for “Ain’t Comin’ Home” in September. An introductory EPK is also being finalized.

Silvertide’s upcoming dates:

8/25 – Detroit, MI @ The Shelter w/Dirty Americans
8/26 – Chicago, IL @ Double Door
8/27 – St. Paul, MN @ Minnesota State Fair w/ZZ Top
8/28 – Dubuque, IA @ KXGE Summer Fair w/Jackyl
8/31 – Towson (Baltimore), MD @ Recher Theater w/Shinedown
9/1 – Pittsburg, PA @ Mr. Small’s Theater w/ Shinedown
9/4 – N. Tonawanda (Buffalo), NY @ Gateway Park w/The Donnas
9/5 – Cincinnati, OH @ WEBN Radio Show
9/7 – Flint, MI @ Machine Shop w/Shinedown
9/8 – Louisville, KY @ Jillian’s w/Shinedown
9/10 – Tallahassee, FL @ Floyd’s Music Store w/Shinedown
9/12 – N. Charleston, SC @ Centre Stage at The Plex w/Shinedown
9/14 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room w/Shinedown
9/15 – Tampa, FL @ The Masquerade w/Shinedown
9/16 – Ft. Walton Beach, FL @ The Swamp w/Shinedown
9/18 – Lexington, KY @ WXZZ Radio Show
9/19 – Dayton, OH @WXEG Radio show – tentative
9/21 – Ft. Wayne, IN @ Piere’s w/Shinedown
9/22 – Toledo, OH @ Headliner’s w/Shinedown
9/23 – Cleveland, OH @ Odeon Concert Club w/Shinedown
9/24 – Cincinnati, OH @ University of Cincinnati w/Shinedown
9/26 – Worchester, MA @ WAAF Radio show
9/28 – Philadelphia Record Release Party @ Trocadero
10/8 – Cabo San Lucas, Mexico @ Cabo Wabo Meltdown / performance
10/9 – Cabo San Lucas, Mexico @ Cabo Wabo Meltdown / performance
10/11 – Cabo San Lucas, Mexico @ Cabo Wabo Meltdown / jam session
10/15-22 – Japan

Oh man... Japan is absorbing them like crazy hahaha... they already went to Japan in the beginning of August, with huge succes! :thumbsup:

If I know another grrrreat band.. I'll let you know.
I'm actually waiting for the band "Spiral Arms" to get out in the open... with 3 former ManMade-God-members and ex-Systematic singer Tim Narducci. The drummer (ex-Testament and ex-Forbidden) keeps me updated and I'm actually just now waiting for their demo.. he promised me to send it overseas so... can't wait!!! :D

ManMade God was a miraculous band imo... so sad that the singer Pann left earlier this year. :( Their self-titled CD is amongst one of my fav's. It was executive produced by Rick Rubin (Black Sabbath, RHCP, RATM etc.) :D

Hmmm.. nice looooong post eh??? :laugh:

SmilinSkullRing 09-13-2004 03:46 PM

When I went to see Godsmack on November 1, 2003 I saw Silvertide open for both Godsmack and Adema. I raved about them in my review, which I posted on this site. I also bought their 3 song EP that night, and had all of the band members sign it when I met them after the show. Walt, the lead singer, is incredibly nice (as are all of them really).

Dogstar 09-14-2004 02:12 AM

I had no idea until today that they are from Northeast Philly! Right in my backyard, for crying out loud. I'll have to give them a listen.

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