... is a guitarist, vocalist and songwriter from the Metro Detroit area. He has been creating and playing music for nearly two decades. Chris is a young man with an old soul with influences in countless genres. He has played all over his home state of Michigan and all across the USA. Chris has played and recorded in the "Music City", Nashville,TN where he was awarded "Best Emerging Writer" in 2004, After dropping out of music for a few years in 2008 he toured solo in the U.K. and Ireland. He then realized the importance of music to his life. Chris came back to the States and decided to pursue a career in music. Besides leading the Black Drops Chris also lends his talents to other Detroit musicians in studio and live settings. 2014 will see him putting out 4 solo E.P.'S ranging in 4 different styles he has been influenced by, the First is due out in May. Chris was nominated in 2013 and this year 2014 as one of Detroit's best Pop/Rock instrumentalist at the Detroit Music Awards. Always check back for new updates!
... is a Detroit based rock band that combines blues meets power-pop influences. The end result is a very catchy unique sound. Chris Degnore (vocals, guitar, songwriter) has traveled the country and world winning songwriting awards and growing cynical until he met Joe Bagozzi (bass) and John Porter (drums) in 2011. The magic between these three boys is indescribable. They have been leaving audiences blown away since their first gig together. It is something that you have to see and hear for yourself. Don't let this band pass you by because they'll be stuck in your head sooner or later! Debut album release party was at Callahan's Music Hall (Auburn Hills, MI)on February 2, 2013, Chris is currently working on 4 solo E.P.'S, the first due out May 2014!