8 Track Massacre is a band that will take you on a musical trip back to the 1980's. You and your guests will dance all night to some of the greatest tunes of the decade...you may even find yourself onstage behind a mic!
8 Track Massacre is equipped with professional sound and lights for your venue and we are happy to work with you to make sure your dream event becomes a reality.
From private parties, to clubs, to weddings and corporate events, 8 Track Massacre will deliver a high energy show your guests will not forget.
Price Range: $1000-$5000
Gig Length: 90 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
An 8 Track Massacre show is high energy. Audiences will be singing and dancing all night to some of the best music of the 1980's. Some members of the audience may also find themselves onstage behind a mic belting out an 80's classic with the band! 8TM regularly performs sets up to 90-100 minutes long. The band's song list includes almost every genre from the 80's- new wave, rap, hair metal, and R&B. An 8TM show has something for everyone who knows and loves the music of the 1980's!
-8 Track Massacre is an 80's cover band based in Sacramento, California. Formed in 2009, 8TM performs at weddings, private parties, corporate functions, and some of the best clubs in the Sacramento region. 8TM is a six member group, including a sound engineer.
-An 8 Track Massacre show is high energy! The songs on the band's setlist are purposefully chosen to keep dance floors packed with happy guests. 8TM's setlist includes some of the greatest songs of the 80's by artists such as Depeche Mode, Billy Idol, The Cars, and Duran Duran. The band will gladly play client requests from its entire setlist- a fully customizable show! With adequate advanced planning, the band can also learn songs that do not currently appear on its setlist.
-8TM is dedicated to bringing the vision of its clients to life. 8TM is equipped with professional sound and lighting suitable to most venues. Additionally, 8TM will gladly assist with MC duties for any event, provide customized break music, and assist with event promotion. The band is happy to work with event planners and wedding coordinators to ensure an event the client will always remember.
Additional Booking Notes
-8 Track Massacre provides sound and lighting suitable to most venues. Our microphones are available for any announcements that need to be made during the event. The band also can provide a customized playlist of recorded music to be played during band breaks.
-8TM does require a stage or paved surface for ANY outdoors venue.
-For ANY DAYTIME EVENT, shade structures must be provided to protect musical instruments and sound equipment.
-8TM requires ready access to power for amplifiers and sound equipment.
-8TM requires load in vehicle access to the stage for any event. For events in public venues, parking for band vehicles must be provided.
ACDC -You Shook Me All Night Long
a-ha- Take on Me
Beastie Boys- Fight for Your Right
Bon Jovi- You Give Love a Bad Name
David Bowie- Rebel Rebel, Suffragette City, Let’s Dance
Bowling for Soup- 1985
Jackson Browne- Somebody’s Baby
Buggles- Video Killed the Radio Star
The Cars- Let’s Go, Just What I Needed, Shake it Up
The Cure- Lovesong, Just Like Heaven, Friday, I’m in Love
Elvis Costello- What’s So Funny ‘Bout Peace, Love, and Understanding?
Dead or Alive- You Spin Me Round
Depeche Mode- Just Can’t Get Enough, Strangelove, Enjoy the Silence
DEVO- Whip It, Freedom of Choice
Thomas Dolby- She Blinded Me With Science
Duran Duran- Planet Earth, Girls on Film, Hungry Like the Wolf, Notorious
Erasure- A Little Respect
Eurythmics- Sweet Dreams
Flock of Seagulls- I Ran
Frankie Goes to Hollywood- Relax
Peter Gabriel- Sledgehammer
J. Geils Band- Centerfold, Freeze Frame
Billy Idol- Mony Mony, White Wedding, Rebel Yell, Dancing with Myself
INXS- New Sensation, Don’t Change
Joan Jett- I Love Rock and Roll
Greg Kihn- Breakup Song
John Mellencamp- Hurt So Good
Men at Work- Who Can it be Now?
Men Without Hats- Safety Dance
George Michael- Faith
Modern English- I Melt With You
Naked Eyes- Always Something There to Remind Me
New Order- Blue Monday
Gary Numan- Cars
Outfield- Your Love
Robert Palmer- Addicted to Love
Tom Petty- American Girl, Runnin’ Down a Dream, Don’t Do Me Like That
Poison- Talk Dirty to Me
Prince- Let’s Go Crazy, I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man
Psychedelic Furs- Pretty in Pink
Ramones- I Wanna Be Sedated
REM- The One I Love
Run DMC- It’s Tricky
Simple Minds- Don’t You Forget About Me
Soft Cell- Tainted Love
Rick Springfield- Jessie’s Girl
Talk Talk- It’s My Life
Tears for Fears- Head Over Heels
Tommy Tutone- Jenny((phone number hidden))
|Dave Heimer||Bass and backing vocals|
|Earl Pavao||Lead guitar and backing vocals|
|Pat Roche||Drums and percussion|
|Bill Caris||Vocals and rhythm guitar|
Influences & Inspiration
8TM is influenced by many of the greatest acts of the 80's: Duran Duran, Depeche Mode, The Cars, Billy Idol, The Cure...and Spinal Tap!
stage or paved surface
access to power
shade structures for music and sound equipment during daytime events
two cases of water for the band
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