Atlanta Georgia’s own all female AC/DC tribute band, Ballbreakers, will be debuting for an up close and personal high voltage rock and roll show for Tribute Night at Smith’s Olde Bar in the Atlanta Room downstairs. They will be sharing the stage with Filthy Rebel, DD3 (Dion Murdock), Freedm Trayn AND SPECIAL GUEST Iron E Singleton (T-Dog from the Walking Dead) …you don’t want to miss this show!
The Ballbreakers electrify audiences as they pay tribute to AC/DC.
“From the first chords of “T.N.T” to the final crowd pleasing chorus of “Big Balls” the Ballbreakers channel all the high voltage energy and pulse pounding rhythms of Bon Scott, Angus Young, Malcolm Young, Brian Johnson and everyone else that has made up AC/DC over the last 40 years.”
The Ballbreakers will not disappoint, they will exceed your expectations as they work their way through some of the most iconic rock anthems of all time. This all female AC/DC tribute band is all about having fun, rocking out and melting faces as we bring you Ballbreakers!
Taylor Pierce (vox), Lynnay Della Luce (lead gtr), Julie Tew (rhythm gtr), Amy Epperley (bass), Lindsey Tulkoff (drums)
What brought the band together?
[Julia] “School and a couple of other tough life events took me away from Music for several years. I was just getting back into it when Lynnay introduced me to Amy for the first time at an open mic during the fall of 2014. Amy gave me a list of five songs to learn, and invited me to audition for the rhythm guitar spot for the Band in two weeks’ time, which is where I met Taylor. She and I were instant friends. My audition was rough, it’s okay guys, I know it’s true, but I didn’t give up. Amy saw some potential in me, and took time out of her weekly schedule for a season to teach me how to make the most of my practice time, and to walk me through all the good habits and nuances that every musician should know. Having someone put faith in me like that made me want to practice even harder. By the summer of 2015 we were picking up speed, and Lynnay decided to revisit the idea of playing with us. I’m a naturally calm and happy wallflower, just like Malcolm, and Lynnay is naturally fiery and intense, just like Angus. The second she hit the opening chords to “Highway to Hell” we knew that things had fallen into place for us. We’ve had a rough ride with drummers, to say the very least. A mutual friend introduced Lindsey to us at a tribute night, and she auditioned with us in March of this year. We fell in love with her immediately. It’s been nothing but growth in musicianship and friendship for the five of us ever since.”
[Lindsey] “I’ve always enjoyed AC/DC. They’re talented and fun. When presented with the opportunity to audition, I had to give it a try. When I was initially learning how to play drums in 7th grade, “Back in Black” and “TNT” were in my set list. I would play to live albums and pretend I was in the Band. Phil Rudd as a drummer has been influential to me as the beats are simple, spot on, and he really pushes the groove.”
[Amy] “I was not an AC/DC fan before I got into the Band, in fact I had actually never really heard of them. When I was approached by our first drummer, who was a massive AC/DC fan, that she wanted to do an AC/DC Tribute project and wanted to make it all female I was intrigued and soon joined. Now after playing AC/DC for some years, I’ve become quite the AC/DC fan!”
What was your first live music experience? Which venue and which artist(s)?
[Julia] I attended JazzFest in New Orleans with my parents when I was 8. BB King made the biggest, and by big, I mean really huge, impression on me.
[Lynnay] Poison and Cinderella at PNC Bank Arts Center Holmdel, NJ.
[Taylor] Bob Dylan at the Smokies Stadium. It was such an experience. Willie Nelson opened for him. He talked about how close he was to Jimi Hendrix and how much he missed him and then played Hendrix version of “All along the Watchtower”.
[Lindsey] The Rolling Stones, Philips Arena.
[Amy] Would have to be Slayer, Megadeath, Testament and Suicidal Tendencies on the Clash of the Titans Tour in July of 1991 with my metal head brother.
“Ballbreakers is planning to become one of the top premiere AC/DC tribute bands in the country and the best All Female Tribute there is. We spend a lot of time making our high voltage rock and roll show as authentic as possible while still putting our own mark on it. While there are no plans in the works yet for the Band as a whole to venture into original Music, Lynnay and I started an original Band called Vices Of Vanity as of this year. We just released our first single “Hard Way” and we are currently working on an EP.” – Amy
Ballbreakers Set List
- Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap
- Highway to Hell
- Have a Drink
- You Shook Me All Night Long
- Boogie Man
- Whole Lotta Rosie
- Back in Black
- Big Balls
Join the Event
Saturday, October 29, 2016
9:00 pm – 12:00 pm
$10 Advance $13 Day of show
Advance tickets $10:
VIP Meet & Greet tickets for Iron E Singleton
Smith’s Olde Bar
1578 PIEDMONT AVE. NE
Atlanta, GA 30307 United States
*Quotes provided by the Music Library