The power of music can never be stated enough. It is a vehicle for human expression that can resonate deep within the soul through powerful lyricism and beautiful melodies. Will Buck is an alternative singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer from Baltimore, Maryland, who is currently based in Los Angeles, California.
The esteemed singer-songwriter combines heavy blues guitar, strong storytelling lyrics and some electronic elements. Will Buck’s sound has been formally described as renegade folk with an electro-grunge type of delivery, but his music tends to transcend genres creating a distinct musical style of his own.
In the early parts of his career, he moved to Colorado and formed a high-energy rock and roll band called West Water Outlaws. He toured on the road over 100 days a year throughout the US by his early twenties with his band. Will Buck slept on hotel room floors, working odd jobs and playing three-hour bar sets for small fees and some food.
Will cut his teeth as a performer in dive bars around the United States, but as the saying goes: “All good things must come to an end.” After five years of building the band from playing parties in their basement to selling out venues and appearing at major festivals, this promising act broke up virtually overnight before they were poised to play the biggest show of their career, sign a management deal, and land multiple network television placements.
In the aftermath of the sudden disbandment in 2015, Will Buck sold the majority of his possessions, packed up his truck and headed west for what would be a year-long solo journey of rediscovery ending in eastern Australia.
The band’s sudden breakup in 2015 left Will Buck traveling solo before moving to Los Angeles for a shot at redemption. Fast forward several years, multiple EPs, countless shows, setbacks and triumphs, Will Buck has been dubbed as “someone to watch” by the Hollywood Digest, “a diamond in the rough” by Voyage LA, and has finished as a semi-finalist in The Opening Act’s Hollywood Bowl competition.
While his songs range from personal redemption and the unbreakable human spirit to addiction, healing, grief, and ultimately cultivating inner peace, what wins out in the end is Will’s honesty in his experiences and willingness to share it openly through his remarkable music. Coming off the heels of his newest release, “Shadows,” Will Buck is poised to make 2022 his year.
The renowned singer-songwriter has fought tooth and nail to get to where he is today. He hopes to inspire more and more people to actively pursue their passions and reach for their dreams through his music. As he continuously expresses his genuine artistry through his craft, more and more people are gravitating towards his music, and he is quickly gaining a loyal following who await his latest releases.
Will Buck is slowly making a name for himself with each new song he releases, and he doesn’t plan on slowing down any time soon. Old fans and new fans alike should be on the lookout for new music he puts out real soon.
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