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Foxy Shazam

Foxy Shazam is an American rock band from Cincinnati, Ohio, formed in 2004. The band consists of lead vocalist Eric Sean Nally, guitarist Loren Turner, pianist Sky White and bass player Daisy. Later trumpeter and back-up vocalist Alex Nauth joined, and Aaron McVeigh became the band's permanent drummer. After forming, the band immediately recorded The Flamingo Trigger independently then committed to an extensive national touring regimen. Shortly there after, Foxy signed with Ferret Records and recorded their second album Introducing which was produced by Casey Bates (Chiodos, Portugal. The Man).[1][2] and released on January 22, 2008. The following year, they recorded their first major label record with multi-platinum record producer, John Feldmann. Foxy Shazam signed with Sire Records (a subsidiary of Warner Brothers) and released their self titled major label debut in 2010.

 

The band name originated from a slang phrase used by students at vocalist Eric Sean Nally's high school where Foxy Shazam meant "cool shoes".[3] On February 7, 2010, their single Unstoppable was featured in Super Bowl XLIV.[3] It was featured in the videogame, NHL 11, and as well as Cartoon Network's second live-action show: Tower Prep, as a theme song. It was also in a trailer for the movie Your Highness.

 

In 2008, the band were named one of the 100 bands you need to know by Alternative Press. They toured with bands such as The Strokes, The Fall of Troy, Hole, Portugal. The Man, The Dear Hunter, Tera Melos, Free Energy Bad Rabbits, and The Young Veins. In 2010, the band were placed on Spin's list of ten bands you need to know.[citation needed] Also in 2010, vocalist Eric Sean Nally helped write songs for Meat Loaf's album, Hang Cool Teddy Bear.

 

Foxy Shazam have previously toured with Hole and played this year's Lollapalooza festival. They've been appearing in more magazines supporting their latest release like Alternative Press and Spin. They played a 3 song set for The Daily Habit Show on Fuel.tv.[4][5][6] They recently performed a 5 song set for shockhound.com [7] They also recently performed 3 songs acoustic for Spin Magazine, one of which was a brand new song entitled "I'm in Love with a Boy."[8] The band performed a full set and interview on Chicago's JBTV in July 2010.[9] The band also performed a live and exclusive version of "Oh Lord" for music discovery app Shazam.

 

2011 sees Foxy Shazam as a spotlight band in the 2011 Vans Warped Tour.

 

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