Label: DBM Records
pop / grunge rock from Vancouver BC
Rally Car's unique style of pop/grunge rock promises mosh pits and crowd surfing. The Vancouver boys horsepower-driven rock and roll hit mainstream radio listeners after winning the 99.3 FM The Fox Vancouver Seeds Contest competing with over 850 other bands for the coveted spot. The FOX Vancouver Seeds Project has helped kickstart the careers of bands like Nickeback, Default, Matt Good Band and more. Rallycar's songs have been broadcast on radio stations across both Canada and the U.S. The band is Justin Wilkie (vocals/guitar), Alex Jigiray (guitar), Dino Arnekker (bass/background vocals), Brandon Morrison(drums).
Prolific songwriters, the band has just recorded 17 new songs with famed producer WARNE LIVESEY (Midnight Oil, The The, Matthew Good Band) in preparation for their new upcoming CD release. They have many more songs ready to record.
Rallycar has just been approached for a Licensing agreement for 13 of their songs with Bunim/Murray Productions in the U.S.. The Licensing contracts cover the shows The Real World, Road Rules, Extreme/All-star Challenge and Bad Girls Club. The band is presently awaiting their lawyers review of the contracts.
Look for Rallycar songs being featured in the soundtrack for 4 shows airing on Global Television Network and Xtreme Sports Network Television. The "Highlights from the TELUS World Ski and Snowboard Festival show" will be featuring Rallycar's songs Motorway, Fade, Psycho and Top of The World. Rallycar's songs Stoned, Alcohol and Take Back Sunday were featured in the January 2007 U.S. release of a DVD entitled Northwest Dirt Culture II in the U.S. and Canada.
Rallycar has been voted in by viewers to be spotlighted on the upcoming U.S. reality T.V show Highway to Fame‘s website.... the show is in the formative stages and will be aired on major networks across the U.S., following bands journey to major label signings. Rallycar is presently being considered as a candidate for the show. Stay tuned for more news!
With their dynamic live stage show, Rallycar has opened for various high profile bands. This includes platinum record selling band Hedley, Social Code, The Trews, Swollen Members and more. Rally Car has toured and played over 400 shows at major venues in Canada.
Using the music, search, rock genre engine on Myspace, Rallycar, an unsigned band, is listed on Myspace for plays and fans in among the top Canadian signed rock bands. The band has developed a very substantial fan base on myspace particularly in the U.S., Australia and Canada, receiving an average 1,000 plays per day of their songs, having over 230,000 plays. They experience a heavy flow of new fans daily requesting to be added to the bands friends list. They have closing in on 41,000 friends, over 108,000 views and receive 1,000’s of viewable comments on myspace from these enthusiastic fans, exceeding 17,000 comments to date (Mar 28/07)! The band also receives many hundreds of emails per day from fans. They experience a steady flow of sales of their limited edition CD on Itunes, Napster and mail orders selling as many as 10 CD’s per day off their myspace site alone. A full cross Canada tour begins the end of May 2007.
|Justin Wilkie||singer / writer / rhythm guitar||2003-The End|
|Dino Arnekker||bass / background vocals||2003-The End|
|Dax Anders||drums||2007-The End|
|Alex Jigiray||lead guitar||2003-2010|