Iridesense – Mind Control Society
Formed in Merrick, Port Washington and Bayville, Long Island, NY in 1993 with the same members as today – Rick Eberle (Vocals, Guitar), Tara Eberle – Drouin (Vocals, Bass – currently in Roslyn), Rob Viccari (Lead Guitar), Rich Drouin (Drums – currently in Roslyn) – Their music can be heard on Nickelodeon in the shows Zoey 101(featuring Jaime Lynn Spears and Victoria Justice) and Drake & Josh. They’ve also been featured on MTV shows such as Pimp My Ride, Room Raiders, NEXT and on an episode of the show “Boiling Points”.
Iridesense was a semi finalist in the Q104.3 Mojito Band Search, in the Shift 2 Nissan Battle of the Bands, and were also semi finalists (top 20 out of 1000’s of entries nationwide) in the National “Be A Radio Star” Competition where they recieved airplay in rotation at Z100 radio in NY in addition to a nationally broadcast radio interview with Elvis Duran from the Z Morning Zoo and Actress Amanda Bynes.
They’ve played several cross country tours and big gigs at Irving Plaza in NYC, as between period entertainment at a New York Islanders NHL game, sold out engagements with Spin Doctors, Something Corporate and Gin Blossoms to name a few, and their performance for the nationwide Verizon FiOs Festival had a corresponding web video contest online for their song Gasoline.
In June 2008, they released A Trip Called Life on Paradiddle Records; their previous cds include a 1997 release “Cool Dream Tomorrow” on Rock Diva records, a 2001 release “Iridesense” on LLJ Records, and the 2002 self released “Gasoline”.