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The Outfit, from Chicago have been creating a buzz since coming on to the rock scene. Their first single “Soldier Boy” released in 2018, secured the #34 spot on Billboard’s Mainstream Rock Chart. The band isn’t re-inventing the wheel, and it never tries to; thats it’s charm. The three words to describe the band is Original, bold, rock. The Outfit shows they have the chops of veteran musicians, yet the forward thinking attitude to make an impact with a fresh unique sound for today’s music scene. The new single “Viking” has been received enthusiastically by crowds at the bands recent performances including the Rock USA festival earlier this summer. The Outfit released their new album entitled ‘Viking” in February 2020. The album was mixed by multi-platinum producer Ulrich Wild (Breaking Benjamin, Static-X, Deftones, Pantera, White Zombie).
 

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Andy Mitchell - Vocals/Guitar, Matt Nawara - Guitar, Mark Nawara - Drums, Mike Gorman - Bass

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The Outfit Welcomes New Singer Mike Leslie; Andy Mitchell Departs

30/07/2021

The Outfit is excited to announce singer songwriter Mike Leslie to the band as the band’s new lead singer/guitar player. Leslie previously played guitar and toured with the multi -Platinum band Candlebox.

The Oufit states “We had a great four years with lead singer Andy Mitchell but due to personal reasons Andy has decided to leave the band. We wish him the best. We are extremely excited to welcome Mike Leslie to The Outfit. Mike is extremely talented, and we look forward to adding his dynamic vocal ability and guitar playing to the band”.

Mike Leslie says “ It’s an honor to join such a talented group and I’m looking forward to creating and bringing some great music to the stage!”

Andy says ”It wasn’t an easy decision It’s been a great run over the last 4 years, and I love these guys dearly.  I know they will continue to kick ass and do what they do, and I look forward to watching their success”. 

The Outfit formed in 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. The band is made up of veteran musicians with a forward-thinking attitude to make an impact with a fresh new sound in today’s music scene. The band’s 2018 single “Soldier Boy” secured the #34 spot on Billboard‘s Mainstream Rock chart. Their sophomore album Viking also has created a buzz in the rock world. The single “Come Alive” has over 174,000 plays on Spotify. The Outfit has done several shows spanning the Midwest to the West Coast and has the following shows scheduled this year.

The Outfit Releases New Single “Elo Kiddies” The Outfit Releases New Single “Elo Kiddies”

23/04/2021

The Outfit returns with their new single “Elo Kiddies,” which was originally released in 1977 by Cheap Trick. The Outfit’s version of “Elo Kiddies” captures the spirit of the original while instilling a modern hard rock sound that fans will love.

Drummer Mark Nawara says, “Cheap Trick has always been one of my all-time favorite bands. I especially love their debut album’s raw hard edge sound. Rick Nielsen wrote a real classic with ‘Elo Kiddies.’ I brought it to the guys to jam at rehearsal and we just loved how it sounded, so we decided to record it and release it.”

Watch the video now on Pavement Entertainment’s YouTube.

Stream The Outfit’s version of “Elo Kiddies” on all digital platforms here: https://orcd.co/elokiddies

The Outfit formed in 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. The band is made up of veteran musicians with a forward thinking attitude to make an impact with a fresh new sound in today’s music scene. The band’s 2018 single “Soldier Boy” secured the #34 spot on Billboard‘s Mainstream Rock chart. Their sophomore album Viking also has created a buzz in the rock world. The single “Come Alive” has over 174,000 plays on Spotify. The Outfit has done several shows spanning the Midwest to the West Coast. The band has a couple shows scheduled this year, COVID permitting.

8/26 – Griffith, IN @ Avenue 912 w/ Quiet Riot

8/27 – Des Plaines, IL @ Des Plaines Theater

The Outfit is:
Mark Nawara – Drums
Matt Nawara – Guitar
Mike Gorman – Bass
Andy Mitchell – Vocals
For the latest on The Outfit, visit the band’s official website: http://theoutfit.rocks/
Join The Outfit’s official Facebook group: http://bit.ly/TheOutfit_FB

The Outfit Drop New Album ‘Viking’

07/12/2020
Chicago rock band The Outfit returns with their sophomore album, Viking. The album was mixed by multi-platinum producer Ulrich Wild (Breaking Benjamin, Static-X, Deftones, Pantera, and White Zombie) and released by Pavement Entertainment. Viking delivers classic rock with a modern twist for today’s music scene. Stream the album now on all digital outlets: https://smarturl.it/outfit_viking
 
The Outfit is also offering a special signed CD HERE.
 
Drummer Mark Nawara says, “We’re very excited to release our second album. We hope Viking can help lift people’s spirits during this difficult time of the COVID-19 pandemic.” The Outfit has been getting great reception from the singles they’ve released so far. The instant gratification track, “Viking,” cracked The Billboard Mainstream Rock Indicator chart late last year, peaking at #24, while the lyric video has over 380,000 views on YouTube, and the song has over 90,000 plays on Spotify.
 
The Outfit recently premiered the music video for their single “Come Alive.” Lead singer Andy Mitchell says, “’Come Alive’ is a song about living in your dreams. A place where you can go to see friends and loved ones that have passed on. A place where the dead come alive.” The video features paper cutouts of the band and has over 59,000 plays on YouTube. https://youtu.be/ARQf2wox6ho
 
The Outfit consists of music veterans Mark Nawara (drums), Matt Nawara (lead guitar), Mike Gorman (bass), and Andy Mitchell (vocals/guitar).

CHICAGO’S THE OUTFIT RELEASE NEW SINGLE “VIKING”

23/12/2019

Pavement Entertainment’s The Outfit, hailing from Chicago, are turning up the heat on the excitement they created with their 2018 Billboard Mainstream Rock Chart top 40 hit song “Soldier Boy.” They have just released their newest single, “Viking,” which, out of the gate, is the top 3 most added song at radio, according to the Billboard Mainstream Rock Indicator Chart; currently positioned at #45 (and climbing). In the first two weeks alone the new video of “Viking” already has over 300,000 YouTube views. The song has been performed to enthusiastic audiences, including the Rock USA festival, and is getting a great response throughout the bands recent touring schedule. There is no doubt this is a serious up and coming band to keep an eye on.

 

The Outfit Premieres Official Music Video for “Wire”; Single Soldier Boy Peaks at #34 on the Billboard Charts! The Outfit Premieres Official Music Video for “Wire”; Single Soldier Boy Peaks at #34 on the Billboard Charts!

11/05/2018

The Outfit premieres the official music video for their single “Wire.” The song comes from the band’s self-titled debut album, released February 2, 2018, via Pavement Entertainment, distributed by MRI/Sony-Orchard. The Outfit consists of brothers Mark (drums) and Matt Nawara (guitar), Mike Gorman (bass), and Andy Mitchell (guitar/vocals).

Wire” possesses a high-energy sound and goes all out with its riveting riffs, solid rhythms, and punchy vocals. The video showcases The Outfit performing in a warehouse, which successfully captures the spirit of pure, raw, unfiltered rock.  View Here: https://youtu.be/2TUOSSVftds
 
Ultimately, the band wants to bring the rock scene back to basics with an edge. “Wire” will surely follow the success of the album’s lead single, “Soldier Boy,” which currently has over 17,000 streams on Spotify and has been receiving airplay all over Rock Radio stations. The single is currently peaked at  34 on Billboard’s Mainstream Rock Chart.
 

 

The Outfit First Live Show; April 14th at RockHaus, Dundee IL The Outfit First Live Show; April 14th at RockHaus, Dundee IL

01/02/2018

The Outfit will perform live at RocHaus 96 W. Main St, West Dundee, IL 60118, Saturday night, April 14th. Also appearing will be Kevin Lee & Th Kings. Don’t miss this great show!  Tickets: https://goo.gl/BZWnLa

Soldier Boy Cracks into The Billboard Charts! Soldier Boy Cracks into The Billboard Charts!

07/12/2017

Our lead single Soldier Boy has debuted at number 38 on the Billboard Rock indicator chart! Hopefully just the beginning!

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Lead Single SOLDIER BOY picking up steam at Rock Radio Lead Single SOLDIER BOY picking up steam at Rock Radio

18/11/2017

The Outfit’s lead single “Soldier Boy” has been added to rotation at the following rock radio stations.

 

KEYJ – Abilene, TX
KEDJ – Twin Falls, ID
KFNS – St. Louis, MO
KGRR – Dubuque, IA
KMMY – Paris, TX
KZGL – Flagstaff, AZ
KZZK – Quincy, IL
WECL – Eau Claire, WI
WFRD – Hanover, NH
WKKI – Celina, OH

KRGI-HD2 – Grand Island, NB
KFML – Little Falls, MN
KHWL – Altus, OK
KSHP-DB – Dakota Dunes, SD
KTMG-HD2 – Prescott, AZ
WCCN – Neillsville, WI
WMFR-DB – New Britain, CT
WNRF-DB – Tampa, FL
WPNT-DB – Villa Rica, GA

The Outfit Releases Lead Single “Soldier Boy” and Announces Debut Album Details The Outfit Releases Lead Single “Soldier Boy” and Announces Debut Album Details

04/10/2017

 

 

From the streets of Chicago, something is brewing. Chicago veteran musicians, brothers Mark and Matt Nawara, and Mike Gorman, along with Phoenix, Arizona’s, Andy Mitchell have formed The Outfit.

The Outfit brings you straight up rock and roll, with catchy hooks and an aggressive sound. The Nawara brothers played the Chicago club scene for years, along with writing and recording original music. Mike Gorman comes from two legendary Chicago bands, Pezband and Off Broadway. Rounding out the lineup is singer/songwriter and guitarist Andy Mitchell, whose past bands included Dish, Verona and 9 Volt.

The single, “Soldier Boy,” depicts the hardships of war and the bravery of our soldiers. Andy states, “‘Soldier Boy’ was written in the perspective of a foot soldier and shows the emotions he goes through during a time of war. ‘Soldier Boy’ is someone who has always wanted to be a soldier. He is willing to give his life for the country he loves dearly, for the greater good, even if it comes with a price of pain or death.”

 

The Outfit’s debut album makes its way to digital and retail outlets everywhere via Pavement Entertainment, distributed by MRI/Sony-Orchard on February 2, 2018. Pre-order the album on iTunes to receive an instant download of the single “Soldier Boy.”

 

 

1. Wire
2. Lucky One
3. TKO
4. Soldier Boy
5. Unfolds
6. Just as One
7. Miracle
8. No Lights On
9. Hot Love

 

Chicago Rockers THE OUTFIT Announce Debut Album; Stream Song Chicago Rockers THE OUTFIT Announce Debut Album; Stream Song

10/02/2017

http://puregrainaudio.com/news/chicago-rockers-the-outfit-announce-debut-album-stream-lead-single