Bring the Pain
Abstraxt is: Greg Berger - Bass Chris Abbott - Guitar Wally Creighton - Vocals Tony Steele - Vocals Ritchie Smith - Drums Abstraxt is a Cambridge, Maryland based Hip-Hop/Rock band that has it's own distinct sound by mixing Rock/Metal with True Hip-Hop style lyrics. The name Abstraxt comes from the word 'abstract' meaning no direction. Although Abstraxt's main M.O. is Hip Hop/Rock, they follow no format in writing their music. Abstraxt uses what ever they feel is needed to get their point across including DJ Scratches/Samples/Live Guitars/Live Bass/Hip-Hop Lyrics/Harmonies and Live Drums all directed to an IN YOUR FACE style of music. Abstraxt was formed in early May 2001 by it's five seasoned members who wanted to try a new style of music. Tony Steele (Vocals) and Wally 'Ripper' Creighton (Vocals) come from a strong Hip-Hop background and have been working together vocally for over ten years. They have both established themselves as two of the Eastern Shores Hottest and known MC's through shows, Local Media and several independent albums. In September 1994 they obtained a production deal at Twin-Loop Studios in New York where they worked on a album produced by Robert Brown and DJ Clash who is credited on LL Cool J's 'Moma Said Knock You Out Album' Chris Abbott (Guitar) comes from a hard rock/metal background and has played in several bands over the last twenty years one of which opened for the band Foghat. Chris has many years of live sound engineering, studio engineering and performance experience. Chris is currently handling all recording, engineering and mixing duties for Abstraxt's debut CD in his studio. Greg Berger (Bass) comes from a funk/rock background and has played in numerous bands. Greg has played in bands that have opened shows for the bands Quiet Riot and Foghat. Greg has had years of experience in performing live as well as studio experience. Tony, Wally, Chris, Greg and Ritchie decided to all come together and mix all musical backgrounds. The result was a sound they call Abstraxt!!