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Emerson Drive

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Genre: Country
Group Members: Brad Mates, Danick Dupelle, Jeff Loberg, Chris Hartman, Pat Allingham, Patrick Bourque, Dale Wallace, Mike Melancon
Biography: Emerson Drive began in the western Alberta town of Grand Prairie, where singer Brad Mates, bassist Jeff Loberg, fiddler Pat Allingham, and keyboardist Chris Hartman began honing their sound as high-school talent-show competitors. After everyone came on board, they chose the name 12 Gauge, refurbished ...Read full biography
Countrified
Released: 2006
Label: Midas Records
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Led by the rich-toned lead vocals of Brad Mates, the Canadian-bred band's first two albums on Dreamworks received tons of high-powered accolades from the country music community -- including Billboard's ...Read full review
Believe
Released: 2009
Label: Valory
Critics' Rating:
Canadian country boy banders Emerson Drive have all the necessary ingredients to be a hitmaking machine -- looks, talent, a work ethic that makes other acts seem lazy in comparison -- yet the group always ...Read full review