Done with the Pain
'Earplugs in, seatbelts fastened and face straight forward. Prepare for the most explosive Dutch band in years. Overwhelming like a stampeding herd of elephants, compelling like a whirlpool. After having impressive successes on the internet the band found it's base back in Europe. Their music ticks like an atomic bomb and shines like a diamond with the scent of a fresh spring breeze. Overwhelming and explosive, these are the primary keywords for Bagga Bownz' Gerard van den IJssel Dutch pop music journalist Bagga Bownz is the band of rapper L Rock, singer Mellow-C, guitarist XLR, drummer DoggyBag and bass player Wong Jr. Their combination of hip-hop, metal and urban has drawn crowds to European clubs and festivals over the past few years. Over 75,000 internetplays already resulted in a # 35 position in the US Billboard 'Hits of the web' charts. US Keyboard player and arranger Mike McKnight (Madonna, Mariah Carey, U2) has been closely involved with the band. The band got nominated with their song 'a Dog's life', at the 'Just Plain Folks 2006 Music Awards' in the category 'Alternative Songs 2006' in Santa Ana, USA. They headlined the International Stage at the Cincinnati MidPoint Music Festival 2007, OH, USA and opened for Papa Roach, Bloodhound Gang and Gym Class Heroes recently.