“Staying busy with a lot of creative outlets makes it possible for me to play drums, anytime. It always remains priority and my weapon of choice.” 

 

Countervail  1996-2001 (2007)cvail_promo

Founding Member (Tour & Studio)
Discography:
  • “self-titled” | 1997 5 Song CDep(Words Of War Records)
  • “Empty hand for a heart” | 1998 4 song CDep(Phyte Records)
  • Limited press 7″| 1999 limited edition (500) 4 song double 7″(New Age)
  • “The Most Abused Word” | 1999 11 song CD/LP(New Age Records)

 

 Insurgence  1999

Touring

Home Town Hero  1999-2003

HomeTownHero

Founding Member (Tour & Studio)
  • “self-titled” | 1999 5 song CDep
  • “self-titled” | 2002 Maverick Recordings/ Warner Bros

Home Town Hero toured with Incubus, Hoobastank, Weezer, Stone Temple Pilot, Tenacious D, Lit, Remy Zero, The Strokes, System of a Down, Foo Fighters & more.
The bands eponymous major label debut(recorded @ Morning View studio) was heavily promoted by Warner Bros. Records, and their singles “Questions” & “Eighteen” received significant airplay in major American radio markets, MOST ADDED multiple weeks in a row and climbed to #1, most requested and most played in many markets. (EDGE, Q101, KROQ, KROK) “Questions” was also included in video game soundtracks for Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3 and Legends of Wrestling II.

 

Fader  2004FaderBand

(Tour & Studio)
Voted Best Band in LA by Gibson Guitars.

Gibson’s Best Band in LA

 

Dave Lichens  2005

Studio
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Lichens

Ginger Sling  2005

CDBack2

Touring
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ginger_Pooley

Feersum Ennjin   2005

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_D%27Amour
Paul D’Amore from Tool. Mac from Self.

The Bangkok Five (tb5): 2005- Current

Toured with The Cult, PapaRoach, BuckCherry, Riders on the Storm, Unwritten Law.

  • 2005 “10 The Hard Way” | 5 song CDep (Aeronaut Records)
  • 2006 “Who’s Gonna Take Us Alive?” | LP (Universal Records/Execution Style)
  • 2008 “We Love What Kills Us” | 10 song english/spanish CDep (Sony/ Long Live Crime Records)
  • 2010 “Under The Covers” | 12 song cover album LP (The Bangkok Five, LLC)
  • 2015 “White Witch”   UnReleased LP (The Bangkok Five, LLC)

 

Fundamental Music | Wrecking Crew | The Bangkok Five Custom Music 2008-2014

Studio

http://www.fundamentalmusic.com/

Examples of custom music work:
Ask.com “Who Wants A Deal?” 09- Vox Production
Burlington Coat Factory Winter 08, Black Friday- Writing/Performance/Production
Burlington Coat Factory Summer 09- Writing/Performance/Production
Burlington Coat Factory Summer 09 2- Writing/Performance/Production
Burlington Coat Factory “Moment” 09- Writing/Performance/Production
Golden Corral 1- Writing/Performance/Production
Golden Corral Sunrise Steak- Writing/Performance/Production
Golden Corral Calender- Writing/Performance/Production
LG, XBU Product 09- Writing/Performance/Production
Irish Spring- Writing/Performance/Production
Paul Mitchell 1- Writing/Performance/Production
Paul Mitchell 2 Writing/Performance/Production
Sears Back To School 09- Writing/Performance/Production
Sears Back To School, Viral Internet Campaign, 09-
Writing/Performance/Production
Wheat Thins 09- Writing/Performance/Production
Zappos Summer Ad Campaign 09- Writing/Performance/Production

Ford- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i97ClVr0SFo
Nike- http://www.youtube.com/user/NikePlusTV#p/a/f/0/seoDO8Q6iH0

 

Shaun Lopez 2009

Studio
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shaun_Lopez

Good Knives  2014 – present

Touring Good Knives

 

 

Pleasure Burn 2015- present

Touring & StudioIMG_5755

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blanco has joined bands on stage such as PapaRoach, Hoobastank, FAR & Deftones (Video below)

 



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