Monday, April 30, 2018

Band of the Week: Electric Dawn

Posted By on Mon, Apr 30, 2018 at 9:40 AM

click to enlarge received_1775341909166211.jpeg

Welcome to Orlando Weekly's "Band of the Week." Every week, we highlight one of our favorite local bands. This week, we're pleased to bring you Electric Dawn.

Electric Dawn are playing "DOOM on the Patio" at 64 North on May 1 with Royal Graves and Fighting the Silence.

Just the facts:

When did the band form?
June 2015

Who's in the band?
  • Josh Jauz - drums/vocals
  • John Panaccione - bass/vocals
  • Eric Seibt - guitar/vocals

Currently available releases:
In February we released our debut, Locus of Chiron, a sci-fi concept album set in the year 2060.


Describe your sound in five words:
Proggy doom/stoner rock

Five questions:

What has been your most memorable show so far?
It was either opening for the Obsessed back in December or our album release show in February with One Drop, FayRoy, and Gary Lazer Eyes. Honorable mention to opening for Galactic Empire at the Social last summer.

Which local band is your favorite one to play a show with?
Probably our friends Bear in the Woods because we have so much history and our bands fit well on a bill together.

What description gets used for your band that you would most like to correct people on? Why?
Up until last summer we were going by Locus of Chiron. Unfortunately people couldn't pronounce it and didn't really understand what it meant and we got tired of explaining. So we changed it to Electric Dawn to make it more identifiable and reflect our sound a little more directly, and we named the debut album Locus of Chiron instead.

What’s your favorite thing about being an Orlando band? What's your least favorite? Why?
A lot of great bands come through here, so it's awesome to jump on a bill with them. Unfortunately, there are only a few stoner rock/doom bands here presently.

Any big news to share?
In the next month, Locus of Chiron will be distributed on all major platforms and shortly thereafter we'll be touring to support it!

Tags: , ,

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at

Orlando Weekly works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Central Florida.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Orlando’s true free press free.

Speaking of Band Of The Week, electric Dawn


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Read the Digital Print Issue

January 20, 2020

View more issues


© 2021 Orlando Weekly

Website powered by Foundation