Huge shout out to our friend, Mike Olmstead, for the Artist of the Week feature in the September 8, 2021 issue of the Newport Daily Express.
Bent Muffbanger - Songwriter, vocals, guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, percussion
Bent Muffbanger is the stage persona of songwriter and recording artist Carl Sheperd, a native Vermonter who writes, records, and produces his own original music. He is a versatile songwriter and recording artist with over 30 years of experience in playing, writing, and recording music.
Bent Muffbanger incorporates driving guitars, powerful melodies, introspective lyrics, and distinctive harmonies to create his own unique 'wall of sound'. He masterfully combines styles and sounds to create some of the most ingenious, insightful, groove-filled music you can find today. His style and songwriting are heavily influenced by the music he grew up with during the '70s and '80s. He writes what he likes, combining the best of music, to create songs that are fresh and new but familiar.
He's built up a cult following as Bent Muffbanger on Youtube, Facebook, and Twitter. You can buy, listen and share Bent Muffbanger here or on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Bandcamp, Pandora, and more.