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Formed: 2006
From: Chicago, IL, United States
Last Known Status: Active


Ideamen formed in 2006 from the ashes of the bands Duct Tape Mustache and Soulvasq. Both shared similar influences (Mr. Bungle, System Of A Down, Ben Folds, Queen) and occasionally shared a stage together. Tim Swanson, Mark Vasquez, Dave Solar, Dan Figurell and Phil Goodrich emerged with a band more mature and accessible than their previous incarnations. Taking elements of 70's piano pop infused with modern rock, Ideamen created their own unique sound complete with with dual-lead vocalists, a strong keyboard presence, and their trademark, four-part vocal harmonies.

In 2007 Ideamen independently released their first EP, 'Progress', which sold quickly throughout the US and around the world with sales in Canada, the UK, Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland, New Zealand, Australia & Finland.


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Ideamen - "May You Live In Interesting Times"


"Defying convention and full of vocal antics, this is a must-have for fans of the unusual and the unusually good."

Rated 4 out of 5 skulls

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