Former Champions are an electro rock band based out of Richmond, Virginia. Their music showcases vocal led compositions intermixed with an array of instrumentally driven electronic pieces. A sonic blend of synthesized keys mixed with sub-bass, distorted guitar, harmonized vocals, samples, and a multitude of drums, cymbals and percussion combine to create what the band describes as “street music.”
A quartet that possesses that ability to transform its music through a multitude of genres, FC is quickly growing in demand across the music scene. Having played at a number of festivals including, Bele Chere, Camp Bisco, Floydfest, The Big Up, Aura Music Festival, and dozens more, Former Champions continue to inspire listeners and keep the party hopping.
2014 looks to be an exciting year for Former Champions as they plan to release their third studio album, a follow up to 2013’s, Special FX Machine, and continue hitting the road with a heavy tour schedule including appearances at several festivals across the country. FC have shared the stage with artists including Lotus, The New Deal, Conspirator, EOTO, Perpetual Groove, Papadosio, Dopapod, and many others. Keep your eyes out for Former Champions, as they keep the pedal to the metal in 2014.