“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) 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 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 2004 (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 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 2014 “A Place Called Doubt” | 14 song LPhttps://www.facebook.com/goodknives/ Pleasure Burn 2015- present Touring & Studio 2015 “Can’t Take You Anywhere” | 5 song Cassette http://enjoypleasureburn.com Blanco has joined bands on stage such as PapaRoach, Hoobastank, FAR & Deftones (Video below) Endorsed by Thrust Drums, Rich Sticks, DW Drums and more. Specializes in Fire Breathing & Stick Twirling. Contact for References.