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Panther City Riots


Rock and Roll / Indie Pop / Indie Rock / New Wave

Lead singer Matt Shelton of Letter Kills (Island/DefJam Records) and The Wedding (Tooth & Nail Records) started the Riots wanting specifically to invest in the music culture of his home in Fort Worth, Tx.

After touring for over 12 years with bands like The Used, My Chemical Romance, Anberlin, Taking Back Sunday, and Fall Out Boy and traveling tours like Van’s Warped Tour and Nintendo Fusion Tour, Matt built his new sound around the city and sounds that shaped him. Without career aspirations and fan filters ahead of him, the Riots sound crosses genres and decades that will get your fist in the air and steal the voice from your lungs.

*Debut Single “Desire” | Coming September 2019