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United States - New Jersey

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The unique 7minds style of melodic rock combined with intense lyrics and a 3-piece horn section can be heard on any of their 4 CDs (produced by Over the WOL Records, Inc). Although the band is no longer touring, most of the music can still be downloaded on iTunes or MP3.

“Seaside Tony” (from the EP of the same name) became one of the most requested songs of the summer on WHTG, Asbury Park, NJ (106.3 FM) and was voted Asbury Music Awards “Song of the Year” in 1999. “Seaside Tony” was also added to playlists of many other NJ stations including WDHA and WKOE (Top 20). The song is still in rotation on 106.3 during the summer months and has proven to be a NJ phenomenon as the definition of a “Seaside Tony” can now be found on the nationally popular website; Urban Dictionary (

Alt-rock guru Matt Pinfield, formerly of WHTG-FM, MTV, and FarmClub, was the first to discover 7minds and place several tracks into regular rotation on their hometown radio station. No Time, the band’s first full-length CD, soon after witnessed nationwide radio support when the crowd favorite track “Coffee” debuted on CMJ’s top-twenty adds. The album was in rotation at over 200 stations. No Time spawned numerous tracks that have been featured on internationally distributed compilations and movies.

Press Quotes:

“7minds has matured into a rap/rock alternative sound and has become one of the biggest draws in the Garden State….7minds is a smorgasbord of immediately familiar and red-hot styles”, Jersey Beat

“7minds is getting heavy airplay….In only four weeks of its existence, the song [Seaside Tony] is already eliciting the most requests from listeners of one of the band’s biggest supporters, alternative rock station WHTG-FM (106.3 Eatontown, NJ)”, Ocean County Observer

“….one of the most creative musical forces in the state”, Hal B. Selzer, East Coast Rocker/Aquarian

“[diminished] is the kind of soft musical skull f*@k that you could only wish existed on a mainstream scale….the vocals are sharp, selective and easily discernable. The chords flock together alphabetically in the kind operatic splendor….the electronic dramatics are sparse, traded-in instead for story-telling sensible musicianship crafted out of the member’s genuine talent and apple pie passion”, Instant Magazine

“….with tight, punchy arrangements and an overall sense of sweaty urgency….it’s swirling horns and complex rhythms, though, are beyond the ability of most bar bands, and its lyrics reveal an abundance of ideas”, Jay Lustig, The Star Ledger

“7minds has evolved….the results are surprisingly original and entertaining. If the rest of rap-metal had as much to say in as interesting and inventive a way to say it, the genre might actually grow to be more than a flash in the pan.”, Robert Makin, Courier News

“The music is not solely the one component that makes 7minds so interesting. The adrenaline-rushing energy and sincere excitement the seven men display on stage is contagious, and one of the reasons they have such a strong local following. And in true fashion of media, it cannot be helped but to label 7minds as a must-see, must-hear musical experience.”, Jennifer Goff, Ocean County Leader