ANNIE B & THE COMPLICATION
ROCK - Alternative
WAMI Award-nominated singer, award-winning video producer, voting NARAS (Grammy) member, & rock vixen Annie B., along with her band The Complication, have become a powerful staple on the short list of hard-rocking female-fronted bands around Milwaukee & Southeastern WI.
The lineup: Hard-hitting drummer Dave Johnson, innovative 6-string slinger Dave Ciccantelli, and Cameron Collard holds down the low end with his tight yet gritty style on the bass. Songs offered by Annie B & The Complication reflect on relationships and heartache, personal struggles, lessons learned, and hard lessons still being learned. Your journey as an audience member will encompass an array of emotion and movement, creating earworms of undeniable hooks while at the same time, making you want to start up your own mosh pit, with driving drum & bass/guitar rhythms and in-your-face vocal power.
Annie started her career out on the West Coast. She moved to Los Angeles in 1999 and headlined L.A.’s best clubs with her band Shut Up Marie for 7 years. S.U.M. picked up college & commercial radio airplay all over the U.S. & appeared on national airplay charts, being heard on numerous radio stations from New York to L.A. with their 2 CD releases. She relocated to Milwaukee in 2008, and has been since building on that momentum with her new band.
Notable appearances include various summer concert series & festivals such as Rock USA, Summerfest, Bastille Days, WI State Fair, Port Fish Day, numerous television, radio, and press highlights for the band including Annie’s cover/feature in HERLIFE Magazine, and their full-length debut CD garnering airplay all over the state.
FUN FACT: Annie’s vocals are featured on “Puppet Masters”, a Metallica tribute CD available through Best Buy, Target, Wal-Mart, and all the big chains. Her lead vocals are heard on a track that also features Tony Franklin on bass (Kenny Wayne Shepherd, The FIRM), Chris Poland on lead guitar (formerly of Megadeth), and Gene McEwen