Jak Resume


Combining original, rhythmic, pumping rock ‘n' roll with a no-holds‐barred, entertaining high energy performance, JAK draws influences from the great rock artists of the 1970‘s like Zeppelin & Black Sabbath, and the modern vibe by the likes of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Stone Temple Pilots & early Guns ‘n‘ Roses.

In 2009, Front man and guitarist Andrew 'Handsy' Hand...s hit the stage with an outfit going by the name of ‘Red Light Runner' which was subsequently changed to ‘JAK' after reconnecting with long-time friend and bass guitarist Pat Burger, officially hitting the stage on October 2010. The band's line up was complete when in May of 2011 JAK was joined by Skinsman & engineer Craig 'Dockie' Dockray and the following month, Lead Guitarist 'Holloway' was welcomed into the fold.

Since hitting the scene in 2010 JAK has already made their TV debut on The Late Nite Show, have received airplay in the USA, UK, Ireland, Scotland, El Salvador, Lebanon, Romaina and Serbian radio, for their song “High Rolla”. They've also been invited to share the stage with iconic acts such as The Radiators on multiple occasions and also ‘1927‘ and, to add to their list of achievements, were LOUD competition Grand Finalists.

JAK's mission is to bring back the the gritty, flamboyant rock show with quality musicianship. “We just want to give our audiences a great rock ‘n' roll show, that's what it's all about.” Says Handsy. “We, as a band, love writing music, we hunger for playing live and live for rock ‘n' roll.” He says.

And JAK's motto? To simply LIVE TO ROCK ANOTHER DAY!

Updated:  November 6, 2011

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