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Formed in 2004 and originally from Minneapolis, The Hold Steady are a critically acclaimed rock band with a vibrant mixture of punk ethos and classic rock pedigree punctuated by lyrically dense storytelling and guitar riffs. The band’s narrative based songs have scored them millions of fans worldwide. In 2005, The Hold Steady were the first rock band to grace the front page of The Village Voice in 15 years. Their 2006 album, Boys and Girls in America was ranked No. 8 on the Rolling Stone Best Albums list, and No. 1 by The A.V. Club. Previously signed to Frenchkiss and Vagrant, The Hold Steady have released six studio albums, including their new album Teeth Dreams. The album was produced by Nick Raskulinecz (Foo Fighters, Alice in Chains, Rush, Evanescence) at Rock Falcon Studios in Franklin, TN, making it the first time the band recorded outside of New York. The Hold Steady is: Bobby Drake (drums), Craig Finn (vocals), Tad Kubler (guitar, vocals), Galen Polivka (bass), and Steve Selvidge (guitar, vocals).