Against the Grain is a 4 piece band out of The Motor City. They are a Speed Rock band blazing through the US with their brand of Gear-shifting Balls to the Wall music that incorporates all things heavy from Punk, Rock n roll, Doom and thrash culminated together for one huge sound of a rock n roll musical speed-ball. Putting rock music at the forefront, and leaving behind any pretentious gimmick to the side ATG plans on being being heard. After just starting in 2009 they have spread their brand of intense rock and roll across the US with many tours, and show no sign of slowing down. Over 150 tourdates a year. Members - Chris Nowak - Bass/ Lead Vox Rob Nowak - Drums, Back ups Nick Bellomo - Lead guitar, back ups Bryan Griffin - Guitar, back ups Kyle Davis - Guitar, vox, touring Discography - Self Titled - out Nov 2010 7" split EP with Chapstik - out nov 2011*sold out Motor City Speed Rock - Out May 2012 Surrounded By Snakes - out may 2013 (cd and LP) They have shared the stage with such national acts as: The Meatmen, St Vitus, Orange Goblin, Church of Misery,Valient Thorr, Nashville Pussy, The Hookers, Gang Green, DRI, The Angry Samoans, Zeke,Jello Biafra and the Guatanomo School of Medicine, Guttermouth,Jugheads Revenge,Agent Orange, Star Fucking Hipsters, D.O.A., Iron Cross, Negative Approach The Flatliners, Hit and Run,Murphys Law, Hellmouth,Black Fag, Dear Landlord, Downtown Brown,The Suicide Machines,Holley 750, The Koffin kats, Common Enemy, Riverboat Gamblers, Shotbaker and many more.