Deep within their secret lair, a cabal of mad scientists and one smart-alecky robot are hatching an evil plot:
TO ROCK AUDIENCES WORLDWIDE into OBLIVION!
Lights, chaos, action! More than just virtuosity of musicianship, dazzling and oft bewildering stage antics, sensational representatives of mad science The Consortium of Genius are an industrial-strength powerhouse featuring four cerebral miscreants who jolt their audience into staggering submission. The resulting evil brainchild is part musical showcase, part sketch comedy, and all hi-tech magic
C.O.G. has grown from a club band to a festival attraction in the last five years, with prominent ourdoor appearances at French Quarter Fest (2012), Voodoo Music Fest (2010), and Rock'n'Roll Marathon (2010-2011-2012)
Opening for everyone from 'Mojo Nixon' to 'Crowbar', with four songs to date aired by 'Dr. Demento' on his national radio show, they present a versatile repertoire of over 50 original songs, completely warping the styles of a colorful, nostalgic past including 'hair metal', 'hip-hop', 'DYOA' (dance your ass off) pop, and a touch of 'country'. Expect wildness, insane props, and audience participation with the unpredictable but always entertaining Consortium of Genius!
The Consortium of Genius have released four CD's to date: "Free Brains and Dead Bodies" (2000), "In C.O.G. We Trust" (2004)'Music For Supervillains' (2010), featuring a tie-in comic book as well as such guest stars as bassist Sean Yseult of White Zombie and Matt Bruson of Kingom of Sorrow/Crowbar, and Strange Transmissions From Uranus" (2015), an entire album of favorite covers performed by the group. C.O.G.'s first DVD, "History of Future Civilization" (2003), is a compilation of the group's video output from 1997-2003, including concert footage, music videos, commercials, and their award winning short film 'C.O.G. vs. the Phantom.' The C.O.G. are currently working on their next DVD, as well as production of their self-titled TV show, while they pursue a network contract to produce the show professionally. Meanwhile, the C.O.G. are also the subject of a self-titled online webcomic, readable at www.cogcomics.thecomicseries.com
"The music is raucous and irreverent, and fun to listen to as the video and light show dazzles your eyez. Sexy lab assistants in short white lab coats. Science. Technology. World domination. Everything you could ever expect from the term 'rock show.' Best show ever performed in the universe." - The Charming Prince blog
The Consortium of Genius is a five-piece musical powerhouse, featuring: Dr. Milo T. Pinkerton III - vocals and theremin Filbert Snodgrass - guitars & vocals Dr. Winchester - keyboards & vocals Dr. Z - bass & vocals Drumbot - drums, percussion & wisecracks
To book The Consortium of Genius,Contact Lewis D'Aubin