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RUST is an original Americana / Roots Rock band from Atlanta, GA

Since RUST formed in 2014, the band has been playing roots-rock songs at venues across Atlanta, and around the South. They play their own original songs, and tend to throw in some old favorites for fun. Whether it’s your first RUST show or you’re a longtime fan of the band, they will keep you coming back for more. Like the Southern Crescent railroad that arcs through the South from DC to New Orleans, the members of RUST connect musical influences from Appalachia to the Crescent City – with a lot of rock and roll in between. In the past two years, RUST has headlined shows all over the south and has opened for artists such as Farewell Angelina, Ward Davis and Drivin' N Cryin'.   We're Currently in the studio with Chris Griffin (Drivin' N Cryin') and can't wait for you to hear our new project!  It should be out in early 2019.  

 Lead singer Sean Moran has had a long career in the Atlanta rock scene, and has also spent years playing in New York City and New Orleans.  He brings his rock frontman experience from Atlanta fave band Rockin’ Bones to the current project.   

Guitarist David Duncan has been playing in a myriad of styles, from  California to New York, New Orleans to London, and back in Atlanta collaborating again with Sean Moran in RUST.    

Bassist Chris Poma plays electric and stand-up bass, preferably through a tube amp and without too many notes.  

Drummer Steve Lingo’s impeccable taste is the band’s solid foundation.  He is fueled by classic rock such as the Beatles and the Beach Boys, but is equally at home “in the pocket” on a country song. 

Keyboardist Josh Crowe is the newest member of the band but his keyboard style brings a ton of flavor and a unique feel to each of these original tunes. 

All together, these five musicians cook their influences together into a savory musical gumbo. This is Americana music – country, blues, folk, old time and a little bit of rock and roll that will make you move, make you shake your head, make you want to hear another tune. Just ask them, I’m sure they would love to play one more...