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Why hire Cottonmouth® over some other band?

Over 20 years experience

Reasonable rate

Record breaking drink sales

Built in crowd in Alton Illlinois/riverbend area with fan base stretching through St. Louis, Mo. into the Ozarks and other parts of the Midwest.

Motorcycle clubs who we play events for have been known to travel long distances to attend our shows.

Listen to a Demo of cover songs

300 cover songs, featuring all forms of rock from the 60's. 70's 80's 90's ...Pink Floyd, Black Sabbath, Jefferson Airplane, Jimi Hendrix, King Crimson, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Steppenwolf, Thin Lizzy, Metallica, Pantera, Slayer, Alice in Chains, Soundgarden, Dead Kennedys, Misfits, Motorhead, Guns and Roses, Uriah Heep, The Doors, Led Zeppelin, ACDC, RUSH, System of a Down, KISS, Danzig, Charlie Daniels Band, Johnny Cash, Johnny Paycheck, Molly Hatchet, Moody Blues, Robin Trower, Humble Pie, Beatles, Stones, Iron Maiden, Brownsville Station, Atlanta Rhythm Section, ZZ Top and many,many more.

Fits well in a small area, electronic drums allow for maximum sound level adjustments although we prefer to play loud.

Also can provide sound for larger outdoor events

Original touring and recording artist with a large variety of our own material.

Music has been played on radio all over the world through connections made by Dennis Laird who holds a degree in radio broadcasting. Resume includes stints as music director at WLCA 89.9 FM and production director at WBGZ radio with over 20 years experience in the radio business.

2011 Cottonmouth®'s song Falling from Earth received heavy airplay on KKID 92.9FM in Rolla, Missouri as part of KKID's year long battle of the bands promotion.

Commercial Airplay on 105.7 the POINT's local show and on Monday Night Metal on K-SHE 95fm in St. Louis

Band merchandise available

Own and operate their own recording studio.

Professional attitudes while maintaining sobriety.

Band features three former college music majors.

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call or text us :

Darren Gruen : bookings   573-245-6336 (land line)

Alex Honke : sound/bookings 618-977-3852 (cell)