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  ARIZONA SAND
Arizona Sand is now bringing their high energy music to venues in and around the Ottawa area. They blast out their heavy rockin' original tunes as well as a solid range of covers to bring the screaming fans to the dance floor. Arizona Sand was officially formed in early 2011.

Brian BRIAN CANTLE
lead vocals
Being a huge fan of partying but with dancing skills that would scare away the ugliest women, Brian did what any other shameless man would do, he became a rock singer! Now, he's not only the centre of attention but he also fits right in at the biggest parties! Fortunately, there was one unexpected side effect...The man can actually sing! So Arizona Sand decided to keep him.

Rich RICH HOWARD
lead and rhythm guitar
Preferred Guitar: Electric (in tune sounds best)
Preferred Amp: Loud
Preferred Drink: Beer (cold)

Bryan BRYAN STOFFER
lead and rhythm guitar, backing vocals
Bryan started playing classical guitar at the age of eight. He has since learned rock guitar, bass guitar, and various woodwinds. Among many other small projects, Bryan eventually found himself in Lightning Strikes Twice with his current Arizona Sand bandmate, Rich. He has played at a number of charities and fundraisers.

Some of Bryan's most notable musical influences include Randy Rhodes, David Gilmour, Zakk Wylde, Mark Knopfler, and Toni Iommi.

Bryan prefers to play his Gibson SG guitar with Marshall JVM amplification.

Curt CURT READE
drums
Curt started playing drums in the summer of 2003. He was invited to jam with a few guys and it didn't take long for him to realize how much fun this drumming stuff could be! Oh, and hey, it looks like he is still being invited to the jam sessions.

Previous Band: Junktion Box

Favourite Bands: Metallica, Guns N' Roses, Slayer, Black Sabbath, Volbeat, Five Finger Death Punch, Chrome Division

Curt plays a Gretsch Renown snare and Sabian AA/AAX cymbals.

Scott SCOTT MILLS
bass guitar
Scott has been involved in concert, jazz and rock bands from the age of 12. Most recent projects include the folk/rock/punk mashup of Problematic who played numerous festivals across Canada and were featured on the Charles Anthony radio show, and Greg Smithers' Chainsaw, who has performed across the Ottawa Valley the last couple of years. Scott also dabbles in solo acoustic performances, when he isn't too busy herding the army of cats that has invaded his home.

Favourite Artists: Sisters of Mercy, Faith No More, Nick Cave, The Offspring, Within Temptation.

Favourite Boozes: Wiser's Small Batch, Kraken, James Ready 5.5.