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Accidental President are a Hard-Rock/Alt-Metal band with Goth influences & Theatrical flair.
Dahlia Neville - Vocals
Dave Ben Lee - Guitars
Influences/Comparisons: Halestorm, The Pretty Reckless, Alter Bridge, Avenged Sevenfold, Hole
Please checkout links to our music, videos & pics etc.
Originally formed in 2015, AP went through a long, hard road of lineup changes and life events that caused a lot of pitfalls in our early development, but we used these challenges as motivation to build something meaningful with our debut Album in 2020 - a socially aware brand of hard rock mixed with goth & metal influences.
In the years preceding our debut album AP gigged extensively around Sydney AUS, honing our sound, developing our songs & polishing our LIVE presentation leading up to our biggest gig to date supporting Reckless Love & Crosson @ The Crowbar Sydney for which we received many plaudits.
Accidental President Crowbar Sydney Review
LIVE playing very much informed the feel of the album - the release of which resulted in us receiving heavy rotation on Independent radio & some cracking reviews (plus 1 or 2 negative ones too) - you can't please everyone!
Press page for reviews + band interviews etc.
Unfortunately, the release of our debut album coincided with COVID, which put a hold on things gig wise, so we took the opportunity to stretch ourselves musically & cover some of our favourite songs on TikTok/Youtube instead.
ElectroAcoustic Covers YOUTUBE
We used the time since to reflect on the first album and start writing/recording a meaningful follow up that we hope listeners will really connect with. The new album 'Was it meant to be this way?' is scheduled for Q3 2023 - containing more of the AP hard rock sound with a more uptempo feel, audio pyrotechnics & the occasional commercial leaning :)
Ready Kid? - the first single from the album showcases an uptempo Riff laden track with a penetrating Vocal Hook written with LIVE audiences very much in mind. “Born into this manic modern world with all its demands, expectations & opportunities, it’s down to each & everyone of us to be a winner.” Accidental President.
Are you ‘Ready Kid?