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Vanguard Party is a rock band from Space. Currently operating from an outpost in Durham, NC, Vanguard Party provides melody driven rock music for the citizens of Earth. Their music blends soaring vocals with innovative guitar work, classical piano motifs, driving bass and pounding drums. Their exciting live performances are as precise as they are aggressive.

Vanguard Party began as a failed rocketry experiment when Alex Jergensen (guitar) and Matt Lawless (bass) plummeted to Earth after their space capsule disintegrated upon reentry over the skies of Durham. They knew the time was right to form an explosive rock band. Alex's long time friend and multi-media creative virtuoso Derek Rowe (vocals/piano) immediately teleported from Orlando, FL to Durham. A careful scan of the sector revealed Josh Brackett (drums) as the perfect percussionist to propel the band.

Vanguard Party is everything you want in a rock band. Words. Music. Excitement. Space travel. For fans of Muse, Queen and Foo Fighters.

Recorded in Durham, NC.
Mixed by: Alex Jergensen
Recording Consultation: Greg Abate

Live @ Motorco

ON JANUARY 4TH 2013, VANGUARD PARTY ROCKED THE HOUSE AT MOTORCO IN DURHAM, NC.

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2014-03-03 17:10:11
 
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VP @ PINHOOK – MARCH 20TH

Vanguard Party is playing at the Pinhook in Durham on March 20th. Help us bring in the equinox with Canine Heart Sounds and Henbrain!

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2014 / 03 / 03
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VANGUARD PARTY LIVE DECEMBER 7TH!

Durham’s greatest rock band, VANGUARD PARTY, is appearing live and in concert on Saturday, December 7th at Motorco Music Hall in beautiful downtown Durham.

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2013 / 11 / 18
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Josh Brackett on DRUMS!

Last year our original drummer, Vid Maye moved to San Francisco and the Vanguard Party was incomplete. Finding a new member to a band is not the easiest task. Have you ever had a hard time deciding which movie to watch on Netflix?…Well its nothing like that.

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2013 / 11 / 11
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