The album boasts heavy riffs, soaring vocals and crushing grooves. It's a wonderful mix of country-style rock, hard rock and in parts, has a metal infusion.
“Shooting the video for Groundhog was very intense but at the same time extremely fun. In order to accomplish our concept of the video, it required us to play the entirety of the song in one outfit, mark our places, change outfits, then play the song again. I believe we ended up taking around thirty takes of the song. It was a lot of work but the end product was worth it.”
▪ Levi Luoma, drummer for Stranded By Choice
Throughout the years Stranded By Choice have refined their unique blend of
classic rock, metal and country, both on the road and in the studio. With a thick dual guitar sound and a simplistic yet powerful approach to their song writing, SBC creates music that is catchy, listenable, and heavy.
While the influence of classics bands like Black Sabbath, Mountain and Thin
Lizzy is obvious in both their studio albums and live shows, the band also pulls heavily from bands like Red Fang, Clutch and Mastodon. This diverse approach allows Stranded By Choice to fit comfortably on a wide range of bills, from punk to metal and beyond.
2020 marks the release of Stranded By Choice’s third full-length album Lost By Design. Perhaps their best effort yet, Lost By Design perfectly captures the SBC sound. The album is accompanied by a music video for the new single “Groundhog” which like all of their videos was filmed on a working hay farm. This literal backyard imagery creates stunning visual accompaniment to the band’s music.
Stranded By Choice has toured the Northwest and Canada extensively and has shared the stage with Red Fang, Kylesa, Blacktop Mojo, Stabbing Westward, Black Wizard, Conan, The Kyle Gass Band, D.O.A. and many more great bands.