Born in 2016 out of the remains of The Smashcasters (2002-2013), XSmashcasters are a Charlottesville/Richmond, Virginia, USA band whose style encompasses 1970s NY and English-style Punk, Street Punk, Mod, Power Pop, Proto Punk, Bootboy Glam, Oi!, New Wave and Rock & Roll.
The group features former members of 1990s Richmond and Charlottesville old-school punk/rock 'n' roll stalwarts The Halfways and The Counselors as well as the 2000s goth powerhouses In Tenebris and If/Then.
XSmashcasters are also currently interested in booking shows, dealing with new record labels, being considered for radio airplay, and being interviewed/reviewed for print media.
The Smashcasters are:
Ryan Nowlan - vocals
Angelo DeFranzo - bass guitar
Shawn Stagner- drums
J.j. Williams - guitar