Together since 1996, Lost Souls, a quartet band based out of Pittsburgh, Pa. is making music that they truly believe in. Blending alternative and modern rock with a fresh focus collective energy that carries thru there playing. This is the result of one of the most exciting live bands around. Lost Souls songs and harmonies have a live-biting edge, in addition to a trance-like sound; the sound is raw but melodic, using content that instinctively moves through a sensational colored environment.
Co-founders and brothers, Greg Dunsmore and Jeff Dunsmore demonstrate that they are not only talented, but working hard to turn there childhood dreams into reality. Greg with his souls searching lyrics poetic lyrics delivers a powerful baritone growl, while performing a creative and solid rhythm guitar. Along with Jeff's timeless compositions, melodic arrangements and fiery solos, leaves you with a sense that they keep it all pure at heart and anchors to the depths of their souls. Joining the team is bass mad-man Brad Tarcha, having a rock-solid thumping pulse that drives the bass line for the backbone and Bruce Goettler with metronomic power beats and creative fills. To help give life to this vision, "Lost Souls" is once again joined by drummer extraordinaire Bruce Goettler, who brings to the group a percussive energy, which makes them a powerful explosive unit.
Lost Souls, with two live performances at Market Square and Rosebud's Premier Entertainment venue in the heart of downtown, Pittsburgh was electrifying. Lost Souls also had radio appearance and air play on Pittsburgh's WDVE 102.5 Fm and WXDX 105.9 Fm that further boosted the bands reputation, releasing a single called "Two Fingers For Peace", off their outstanding LP titled "Spirits Are Flying", just after the terrorist attacks on 9/11. Also to their credit, their contribution of $5,000 in organizing a benefit concert to help provide relief funds on "Attack On America" in honor of our country called "Lost Souls Rock Benefit For America", with sponsorships from "Miller Genuine Draft and Rolling Rock", helped pave the way for a profitable and memorable moment in Butler County, Pa. In 2005, Lost Souls got invited to perform at Easyriders Motorcycle Rodeo Tour, a highly successful two day live summer outdoor concert performed back to back, turned an impressive performance. There was an amazing buzz in the air, at the famous East Brady Riverfest 2005, with the open-air, festival-style atmosphere as Lost Souls rocked the town of East Brady, Pennsylvania.
On Saturday, 10/09/2010, Lost Souls helped raise $4,400 for the Donna Mae Anderson Benefit which was held at the Snowmobile Club in Hilliards. It was a great success. Thanks again to everyone that participated and a special thanks to the Matt Early and band, Three Legged Dog, Junk Man's Widow, and Jesse Tepper for performing at the benefit concert.
With the frame work behind them, Lost Souls looks forward to getting back into the studio to be able to bring back to life compositions that flow so freely from there pen. They are currently working to craft a deeply intimate, thunderous record with catchy lyrics, melodic melodies, heartfelt vocals and dreamlike instrumentation, promises to be yet another powerful thread in an already rich musical tapestry.
As there presence has broadened and "Lost Souls" have successfully built a following from a growing geographical area with a variety of appearances in Pittsburgh , Ohio and surrounding areas, with a growing notoriety and increasing presence, have all served to refine the band's sound and lay the foundation for a greater future success.