Bandslam 101

Share
Tweet
Pin It
Bandslam, starring Vanessa Hudgens and Alyson Michalka (from Aly and AJ), comes out on August 14th. Study up on the characters in the film with our Meet The Band gallery.

Bandslam: Meet the Band

Will
Bio: The new kid in town, Will knows more about music than...anyone. He assembles a band to compete at the biggest event of the year, a battle of the bands.
Hero: David Bowie
Favorite bands: U2, Arcade Fire, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Death Cab For Cutie, The Killers
Quote: "I'm so busy doing things I would never do, I forget how freaked out I should be."

Charlotte
Bio: Ex-cheerleader & former suburban princess, the effortlessly cool Charlotte helps Will drop his outcast status to assemble & manage her fledgling rock band.
Band: I Can't Go On, I'll Go On (formerly in Glory Dogs)
Instrument: Guitar, Vocals
Favorite Bands: Ramones, Patti Scialfa, The Velvet Underground
Quote: "Always do the thing that scares you."

Sam
Bio: A true original, Sam is a loner who pretends to like it that way. Will coaxes Sa5m out of her shell to uncover a voice to die for.
Instrument: Guitar, Vocals
Favorite Bands: Feist, Patti Smith, Bread
Quote: "The five is silent."

Kim
Bio: Shy piano player, forced to shed her classical roots and learn the art of rock.
Instrument: Keyboard
Band: I Can't Go On, I'll Go On
Favorite Band: Rilo Kiley

Irene
Bio: Believes music is art, and thinks this simple idiom is lost on current bands. And whatever you do...don't touch her cello.
Instrument: Cello
Band: I Can't Go On, I'll Go On
Favorite Bands: Yo-Yo Ma, Gretta Cohn

Ben
Bio: Lead singer and guitar player for Glory Dogs, reigning favorite to win Bandslam. Goes head to head with I Can't Go On, I'll Go On and ex-girlfriend/lead singer Charlotte.
Band: Ben and the Glory Dogs

Instrument: Guitar
Favorite Band: Bruce Springsteen

Basher
Bio: Strong, silent, intimidating, hot, insanely awesome drummer type.
Band: I Can't Go On, I'll Go On
Instrument: Drums

Favorite Bands: Nirvana, Led Zeppelin, Sly & Robbie

Bug
Bio: Hyper-active bass player harbors an unhealthy obsession with Flea from Red Hot Chili Peppers
Band: I Can't Go On, I'll Go On (formerly in Glory Dogs)
Instrument: Bass guitar
Favorite Bands: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Cheap Trick

Omar
Bio: Born and raised in New Jersey...and speaks with a British accent.
Instrument: Lead guitar
Band: I Can't Go On, I'll Go On (formerly in Glory Dogs)
Favorite Bands: The Rolling Stones, The Clash

Karen
Bio: Will's affectionately overprotective mom.
Favorite Band: The Beatles

MORE CELEB SCOOPS

Show Comments

Follow Cambio

THIS JUST IN!

Join Our Newsletter
Stay fetch. Sign up for The Cray, our daily roundup of all things buzzworthy. From Kylie Jenner's trendsetting style (btw, puberty goals AF) to life-changing tech news (tweeting an emoji to order a pizza #YES), The Cray is all you need to impress the squad.
Privacy Terms