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    Clint Bussey is a local Atlanta musician. He writes and performs original music, as well as covers. His music can be labeled as rock and folk, yet you'll hear elements of grunge, metal, psychedelic, and classic rock. His voice is often likened to Layne Staley of Alice in Chains, while just as many people hear a bit of Thom Yorke from Radiohead in his singing. Although he is in a local band with his brother Ashley Bussey and nephew Canon Benefield called Opposing Suns, he also plays as a solo rock artist in bars and coffee shops in the metro-Atlanta area.

    He was formally the front man for prog/ psych/ hard rock band Before the Solstice. Although Before the Solstice had several members over the years, Clint and bassist/ keyboardist J.W. Popovits were the pillars of the group. In their most popular year, 2010, the line-up was Clint, J.W., guitarist Matt Norris, and drummer Tony Runco. They played all over Georgia, especially in Atlanta and Athens, at venues like The Masquerade, Drunken Unicorn, Tasty World, and Hard Rock Cafe. Thier song, "No One Escapes the Sun" was regularly played on 99X's "Locals Only" show in 2010. They also played live over the air on that same show over the summer of 2010 with host Shawn Williams. 

    In Opposing Suns he had the honor of playing the famous Whisky a Go Go in Beverly Hills, California's Sunset Strip. The same stage graced by great bands like The Doors and Jimi Hendrix, as well as hair metal groups like Guns 'N' Roses. They also played several bars along the California coast, including Blue Cafe in Long Beach, Winston's in San Diego, The Key Club in L.A. and even the 3 day music festival Rock Party headlined by Animals as Leaders.

    He is currently working on an acoustic 5 song demo of original songs, as well as an album of covers. He is recording most of the songs at his home, except for two originals recorded by Lucas Dauphinais, an excellent bluegrass musician from Asheville, N.C. Clint plans on booking several local solo shows to promote these recordings and his music in general this year. Keep an eye on his calendar for upcoming shows and on the website for new music releases.

Influences: The Mars Volta, Simon and Garfunkel, The Smashing Pumpkins, System of a Down, Radiohead, Pink Floyd, Alice in Chains, Nirvana, Soundgarden, Tori Amos, Tool, Fleetwood Mac, Pearl Jam, The Doors, John Lennon, Death Cab for Cutie, Leonard Cohen, Blind Melon, Queen, Muse...

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