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The Great Electric Quest
The Great Electric Quest
The Quest.
Background information
Origin San Diego, California, USA
Genres Stoner Rock, Heavy Rock
Years active 2010 - Present
Labels Glory Or Death, Totem Cat, Ripple Music
Associated acts Monolith, Sabbath Buddy Sabbath
Website Facebook

The Great Electric Quest are a stoner rock/heavy rock band originating from San Diego, California. Active since 2010 they are known for drawing inspiration from 70s hard rock ala Deep Purple or Cactus along with psychedelic rock, stoner rock, stoner metal and classic 70s metal.

HistoryEdit

The Great Electric Quest formed in 2010 as a project between four friends with a means to jam and play stoner rock. Playing shows around the California area the band would eventually release their first single in 2013 entitled Beers In Hell. A five-track demo followed the next month as the band followed with more performances and shows outside of California. A single for new song at the time entitled Madam Elbib was released in June 2014.

A demo entitled Prelude would see release in 2015 leading into the band's tour with Red Wizard as the band had begun writing and recording more material. Going into 2016 the band would establish further touring and make an appearance at Psycho Festival but notably on 10 June 2016 the band would release their first album Chapter I on their own Glory Or Death Records. In 2017 the band would tour the south leading up to appearances at SXSW and perform a full United States tour entitled Squeelin' Wheels in support of Chapter I while playing new material for a second album in the works at the time.

After a series of short tours, The Great Electric Quest would announce their second album Chapter II for a 6 July release on Totem Cat Records.[1] On 4 February 2020 it would be announced that The Great Electric Quest would sign with Ripple Music and be set to release a live album culled from their 2019 performance at Freak Valley Festival on 27 March.[2]

DiscographyEdit

Studio AlbumsEdit

  • Chapter 1 (2016, Self-Released)
  • Chapter II - Of Earth (2018, Totem Cat Records)

Other ReleasesEdit

  • Beers In Hell (Digital Single) (2013, Self-Released)
  • 2013 Demo (Demo) (2013, Self-Released)
  • Madam Elbib (Digital Single) (2014, Self-Released)
  • Glory or Death (Split with Red Wizard) (2014, Self-Released)
  • Prelude (Digital Single) (2015, Self-Released)
  • Wicked Ladies (Split with Lords of Beacon House) (2017, Glory or Death)
  • Ruling This World (EP) (2018, Totem Cat Records)
  • Live At Freak Valley (Live Album) (2020, Ripple Music)

MembersEdit

  • Tyler "T-Sweat" DIngvell - Vocals
  • Buddy Donner - Guitar
  • Daniel "MuchoDrums" Velasco - Drums
  • Jared Bliss - Bass

ToursEdit

  • Glory Or Death Tour (With Red Wizard) (2015)[3]
  • Sign Of The Sinner (2016)[4]
  • September 2016 Mini-Tour (With Kook) (2016)[5]
  • SXSW Invasion II (2017)[6]
  • Squeelin' Wheels Tour (2017)[7]
  • Anubis Compels (2018)[8]
  • Red, White 'n' Brew (2018)[9]

External LinksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. The Great Electric Facebook
  2. The Obelisk
  3. Facebook
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  7. FacebookAccessed 31 May 2017
  8. Facebook
  9. The Obelisk
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