Sly as a ” FOXX ” – The band that defied every hurdle and still kicks ass !!!

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FOXX is an quartet from Akron, OHIO set up basically with KISS like rhythm and lead guitars, bass, drums, and all members who can sing, performing originals and covers along the way .

History :

Formed in 1985 in Akron, OH, Foxx quickly grew into one of Northeast Ohio’s premier live rock acts, releasing two successful albums, “FOXX”(1989), and “STICK IT OUT”(1991), In addition to being an entertaining, high energy live act, FOXX topped the charts at the local Quonset Hut record chain, won “Shredder Of The Week” on Dallas based metal station Z Rock with its song “P.T.L.” from the first album, toured most of the eastern half of the USA, and was a 15 time winner of Canton, OH based WRQK’s Rock Wars with the songs “Love Or Money”, Need Your Love”, and “Wine Me Dine Me(69 Me)”, all from the “STICK IT OUT” album.

Awards :

2015 Top 3 Finalist; Akron Canton Hot List “Best Local Band”
http://akron.cityvoter.com/best/local-bands/arts-and-entertainment/akron-canton
1987 Z-Rock “Shredder Of The Week” for the song “P.T.L.”
15 Time WRQK “Rock Wars” Winner, for the songs “Love Or Money”, Need Your Love”, and “Wine Me Dine Me”, between 1990 and 1992
Winner of WKDD Listener’s Poll for “Best Local Band”(1989)
Influences :
Far too many between all of us to mention….but we all agree that Pat Boone’s “In A Metal Mood” is the greatest artistic statement of the last 50 years.
These are facts.
Band Members :
DAVE JACKSON-rhythm guitar, vocals
KENNY BOYD-lead guitar, vocals
ALLEN MCKENZIE-bass guitar, vocals
TODD SHELLY-drums, percussion, vocals
Genre :
Hard Rock/Heavy Metal/Melodic Rock
Record Label :
You can purchase FOXX’s two CD releases, “FOXX” and “Stick It Out”, at www.retrospectrecords.com, listings under “F”
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