Chicago area alt rock band Gentle Gene is a 3 piece group comprised of bassist/vocalist Mark Vasquez, guitarist Chris Gardner & drummer Phil Goodrich. The trio have been life long friends performing together in various groups including, Rotten Records artist "Ideamen" as well as other musical ventures.
Gentle Gene's music can be described as emotionally charged, soulful alt rock with punk and prog rock influences shining through. Vasquez, Gardner & Goodrich created "Gentle Gene" to play music that challenges their limits & to connect with an audience that is looking for that is truly new & different, yet in a traditional "alt rock" format. The music can occasionally venture into more experimental ground but with full intent of keeping an audience engaged with memorable riffs, melodies and hooks at the core of every song. The band itself can be compared to artists such Muse, Foo Fighters, Smashing Pumpkins, The Birds Of Satan and various others.
Mark Vasquez - Bass, Vocals
Phil Goodrich - Drums
Chris Gardner - Guitars, Vocals
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Gentle Gene T-Shirt
Remo 22" Kick Drum Head
5 song EP on Compact Disc