The Last Vegas is a Chicago based rock and roll band with members Nate Arling (drums), Adam Arling (guitars), Chad Cherry (lead vocals), John Wator (guitars), and Danny Smash (bass), originating from Rockford Illinois, Detroit, Grand Rapids Michigan, and Chicago.
They deliver an explosion of urgent, relatable, ferocious rock drenched with exploding guitars and guerrilla warfare drumming, paying homage to the best of 70’s hard rock, while unapologetically mixing in the sleazy underbelly of punk rock.
The band released their first record, "Lick ‘Em and Leave ‘Em" on independent distributor Get Hip in 2003, which was met with critical success, allowing them to establish a cult following across Europe. From that time onward The Last Vegas has toured persistently, landing support for various acts,including Buckcherry, Urge Overkill, Nashville Pussy, the Cynics, and more. Beating out thousands of bands, The Last Vegas was the selected featured 2006 Red Octane “Be a Guitar Hero” contest winner. with their track, “Raw Dog” (The Geomancer) from The Last Vegas CD “Seal the Deal.”
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