News Segment


August 15, 2004

Los Angeles, CA – August 11, 2004

LA based hard rockers Killingbird are raising money for The American Cancer Society and The Humane Society the hard way; they’re auctioning themselves off on eBay.

Fans have been bidding on a performance from the Sunset Strip band since Tuesday morning, when the auction hit eBay, item number 5513151650.

During an interview with on Tuesday morning, lead singer Christian announced the fund raiser.

“We’re all touched by cancer” lead singer Christian said. “This is just our version of the car wash for a good cause…We wanted to make a difference and we wanted to do something that would capture the imagination of our fans…”

“We just hope people get into the spirit of the thing, you know?”, Killingbird guitar player August comments, “It could be an amazing event if the rock community puts their shoulder behind this thing.”

When asked about the unusual combination of charities, guitar player Skyla responded, “They’re just two groups we really believe in…we just wanted to share.”

Tony Purnell of Dean Guitars commented on the fund raiser, “It’s cool to see this kind of project happening now…we get so busy with our jobs and daily life that we sometimes forget about what really matters.”

Killingbird released their self titled CD in 2002 and their second record “Waste Another Yesterday” in 2003 on BIG Intertainment Group, a Virgin subsidiary and distributed through EMI. Killingbird’s website is

Killingbird was most recently featured on the Metal Sludge compilation CD with their raw version of Vain’s “Beat The Bullet”.

Dale Baker courtesy of