Roots Rock Vocalist of the Year 2007 & 2008! --Washington Area Music (WAMMIE) Awards 'Disconnected' 2005 Mid-Atlantic Song Contest Winner - Rock Category! 'Coulter's new self-titled album is straight forward and gimmick-free ...definitely a rock force to be reckoned with.' --Music Monthly, July 2004 'Good tunes... memorable melodies... subjects that everyday folks can relate to. Coulter is able to deliver on all counts.' --Chesapeake Music Guide, March 2005 I have your CD in the Volvo. Nice one! --Ian Hunter, lead singer of Mott the Hoople Award-winning singer/songwriter Billy Coulter charges onto the music scene with an album of honest rock 'n roll. All of the 12 songs on the self-titled debut CD were written by Coulter and produced in part by Steve Thoma (Fleetwood Mac, Glenn Frey) and by five-time Washington Area Music Award (Wammie) winner Marco Delmar. Coulter and his band have created an album of instantly memorable songs earning them five 2005 Wammie nominations. Backed by players from legendary D.C. rock stalwarts like Tommy Keene's band and Cravin' Dogs, Coulter has built a group that slams out a passionate, organic sound with big guitars and thick vocals, supported by a commanding rhythm section. In his youth Coulter's band, The Inserts, gained recognition by winning the local CBS affiliate's 'Rising Stars of Washington' contest and performed live on TV. The group recorded several of Coulter's compositions, and released a single, 'Living in Suburbia.' When The Inserts broke up shortly thereafter, Coulter gave up playing his music for many years and got a real job. After a series of personal challenges that are deftly acknowledged in his songs, Coulter returned to writing music in 1999. While vacationing in Mexico that year he met and performed with keyboardist/producer Thoma and former Paul McCartney drummer Denny Seiwell. With Thoma's guidance, Coulter soon recorded the demo tracks in California that would later become the foundation for his debut album.