Advertise With Us | Contact Us | Write for Us | Where To Find

By Alan Ho  ,  September 27 2012

Nashville-based arena pop/rockers SafetySuit is one of the prime examples of the old adage "slow and steady wins the race."  Since forming nearly a decade ago out of Tulsa, Oklahoma, SafetySuit has been slowly and steadily climbing up not only the charts and in radio, but growing their fanbase the good old fashioned way, a grassroots type effort and subsequent word of mouth.  They have opened for big ticket acts like 3 Doors Down, Puddle of Mudd and most recently, Daughtry on the North American leg of their world tour.

2012 has been a breakout year of sorts for this dynamic and talented quartet. Combining electric songwriting with their take on everything best about arena pop/rock and throwing in superior stagecraft and improvisation in their live shows, SafetySuit is a group everyone needs to know about. And despite being no longer with the first label that signed them over four years ago, Universal Republic, the foursome are ready to move on by themselves and chart their own destiny.

I had the pleasure of reuniting with Doug Brown and company for the first time since in four years, when I made my on-camera debut with them at Austin's Saloon in Libertyville, Illinois. This time, I got the chance to sit down in their tour bus parked right outside of Chicago's slowly famous Bottom Lounge to talk about their new album These Times, their subsequent release from Universal Republic and a special thing that the band has done during the course of their headlining tour, now at the halfway point at the time of this interview!
SafetySuit V-Seater
Facebook Comments: Keep 'em clean folks!
More Hot Seaters
KONGOS KONGOS | By Maura Harwood
Young Risinbg Sons Young Rising Sons | By Luanne Lim
Secret Somones Secret Someones | By Maura Harwood
Matt Hires Matt Hires | By Maura Harwood
AAR The All-American Rejects | By Alex Boisvert
Tony Lucca | By Amaris Rodriguez
Hidden Hospitals | By Jake Boshold
The Maine Hands Like Houses | By Richard Ahlgrim
BYE Purple | By Gabriella San Felipe
BYE David Cook | By Amaris Rodriguez
John Mayer
Music Videos | 5 Seconds of Summer

Get ready to party in the backyard with the Aussie pop/rock foursome in their new video!
Katy Perry
The Countdown

One Direction is your no. 1 music video!  Vote on the latest cycle of The Countdown!!!
The Critics Corner | Bea Miller

It's finally here! Our Amaris R. checked out the anticipated debut album from rising young star Bea Miller!!!
Poor Remy
The Critics Corner | Civil Twilight

Our Gabriella S. makes her full Critics Corner debut as she checks out the latest from South Africa's Civil Twilight!!!
Music Videos | Little Mix

Watch out for the UK pop foursome....they might be putting a spell on you in their new video!
Panic At The Disco
Music Videos | Nick Jonas

The former Jonas Brother turns up the heat factor in this steamy new music video!!!
The Critics Corner | Tori Kelly

The highly anticipated debut album from the rising superstar gets checked out bu our Amaris R.!!!
Little Mix
Music Videos | Todd Carey

The Chicago-area born singer-songwriter ratchets the fun factor up in his latest!


Connect With Us!
Pinterest (coming soon)
Google+ (coming soon)
The Hot Seat
The Critics Corner
The Music Lounge
The Countdown
The Musiqtone Blog
Mobile Site (Android, Blackberry, iPhone)
Legal Stuff/More
Terms of Use (updated)
Privacy Policy (updated)
Social Media Policy (coming soon)
Contact Us
Become a part of Musiqtone
Advertising Opportunties
© 2018 Musiqtone and Second City Media.
All Rights Reserved.
Free website monitoring service