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Nothing To Lose (2009)

Recorded in the single month of Feb 09. We are straight ahead american rock n roll focusing on lyrics and a band sound with organic instrumentation in a live setting.

Sleeping Too Long (2010)

It's all erased At least as far as I can see The ground's as hard as slate So cold i tremble at the knees My whole world it shakes or is it shaking me? i finally wake... Rock out with your Orphan out.

The Morning Came (2011)

the morning came and nothing had changed at all

New Day New Way (2012)

Orphans complete their 5th RPM. New Day New Day is a collection of songs about change and hope... Bonehead - Guitars / Vocals Thunder Chris - Drums / Vocals Tiiimmmmmmy - Bass / Vocals John Young - Keys Dennis Yocano - lead guitar on 3,4,7,9

Home Again (2013)

Guest appearances by Jay Miles and Kevin Arpino

Megacosmonaut (2014)

Its both Mega and Cosmic! Ten fresh original tracks from the Orphans with guest appearances from Jay Miles, John MacFadyen, Jay Sanderson and Sean Mack! Dig it!

Place In The Sun (2015)

10 songs, 40+ minutes

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Orphans

BIOGRAPHY

A few times a month, a few of us get together, make loud noises, capture them and try to make sense (and songs) out of them. It's just that simple.

BAND MEMBERS
Bonehead - Guitars and Vocals; Thunder Chris Maiorano - Drums and Vocals; Tim Hochadel-Bass and Vocals; John Young - Keyboards; Kevin Arpino -Lead Guitar 2013 John MacFadyen - Lead Vocals (2014) Trk 2 and 10 Sean Mack - mandolin (2014) Trk 5 and 9 Jay Miles - Drums / percussion (2013-2014) random tracks Dennis Yocano - lead guitar 2012 trks 3,4,7,9 Jim Tramontano - Electric Guitar (2011) JD Herzog - Sax (2009) Ed Davis - Lead Guitar on Track 1 and 3 (2009) and lead guitar on track 7 (2011) Jay Sanderson - Lead Guitar on Track 1,6,9 (2010), Trk 2 and 10 (2014)

YEARS COMPLETED
2009,2010,2011,2012,2013,2014,2015

GENRES
Rock

OTHER BAND SITES
http://www.boneheadstudio.com/orphans.html
http://www.myspace.com/orphanatics
http://www.boneheadstudio.com/orphans.html


Completed Albums

Nothing To Lose(2009)

Recorded in the single month of Feb 09. We are straight ahead american rock n roll focusing on lyrics and a band sound with organic instrumentation in a live setting.


Baby Breakdown   Download
Ever?   Download
Nothing To Lose   (preferred)   Download
Blind   Download
Find You Way   Download
Stoned Alone   Download
Change Is Here   Download
Waiting On The Rain   Download
Orphans Lament   Download
Go away   Download

Sleeping Too Long(2010)

It's all erased At least as far as I can see The ground's as hard as slate So cold i tremble at the knees My whole world it shakes or is it shaking me? i finally wake... Rock out with your Orphan out.


Wash It Away   Download
Mirror In The Mirror   Download
Cabin Fever   Download
Stop   Download
Bad To Worst   Download
Neglected   Download
Carried Away   Download
Walk The Wire   Download
Sleeping Too Long   Download

The Morning Came(2011)

the morning came and nothing had changed at all


The Morning Came   Download
Summers Gone   Download
Doing My Time   Download
Endless Highway   Download
Make Up Your Mind   Download
Narrow Bridge   Download
Secondhand Stray   Download
(a question of) Relevance   Download
Falling Down   Download
A Simple Plan   Download
February   Download

New Day New Way(2012)

Orphans complete their 5th RPM. New Day New Day is a collection of songs about change and hope... Bonehead - Guitars / Vocals Thunder Chris - Drums / Vocals Tiiimmmmmmy - Bass / Vocals John Young - Keys Dennis Yocano - lead guitar on 3,4,7,9


Forever Forward   Download
The Long Hard Line   Download
High n Mighty   (preferred)   Download
Sublime Intervention   Download
Gone To Stay   Download
Just Passin Thru   Download
Michael and Theodore   Download
Onward   Download
Home-Made   Download

Home Again(2013)

Guest appearances by Jay Miles and Kevin Arpino


Happily Ever After   (preferred)   Download
All Messed Up   Download
Sister Serenity   Download
An Architect Of Peace   Download
I Got None   Download
The Lonely Orphan   Download
Back To What We Know   Download
The Mornings Aint Warm   Download
Cosmic Nugget   Download
Home Again   Download

Megacosmonaut(2014)

Its both Mega and Cosmic! Ten fresh original tracks from the Orphans with guest appearances from Jay Miles, John MacFadyen, Jay Sanderson and Sean Mack! Dig it!


U Make It So Hard   (preferred)
Never Too Late
Four By Four World
Non-Fiction
Meet Ya On The Corner
Lexus Lady
Shine On You
The Truth May Lie
Buried
Megacosmonaut

Place In The Sun(2015)

10 songs, 40+ minutes


First Lie   Download
In The End   Download
Belladonna   Download
Gardens   Download
Feels So Right   Download
Fly Before You Fall   Download
Youre The One   Download
So Many Things   Download
Overdose On Humanity   Download
Place In The Sun   Download