The Shrike Expands to a 5-Piece! 4/10/18
We are excited to announce that Billy Carnese has joined The Shrike as our new lead guitarist. Billy has been playing guitar for over 30 years, and brings great musical influences to the band. Billy currently plays in the Portland fusion band Mr Musu. And he's also played in the bands Zindu and Oreganic.
Welcome to the family, Billy.
Now that we are a 5-piece band, we look forward to resuming live shows and touring again.
Big Announcement! 3/13/18
The Shrike is excited to announce that the talented Bobbie Yeo has joined the band as our bassist! Bobbie has been rockin' the bass for a decade now. You may recognize her from Portland based musical groups including Sister Mamie Foreskin, and her other current band Finehouse. The Shrike's low end is complete once again, and we are ready to take things to the next level. Welcome aboard, Bobbie! 🤘🏼
Upcoming Tour! 8/16/17
We are happy to announce our fall tour of the Pacific Northwest, kicking off September 15th, at WOW Hall in Eugene, Oregon. See https://the-shrike.squarespace.com/live for tour dates and venues!
New Online Store! 4/24/17
Our Online Store is up and running. Now friends and fans from anywhere in the world can purchase our albums, shirts, patches, stickers, posters, and other items.
Shrike swag is just a few clicks away. Happy shopping!
We are The Shrike
The Shrike is a Portland-based alternative hard rock band that has been recording and touring since 2013.
We spent most of 2016-2017 recording and releasing the Chase the Sun EP and undertaking several tours of the western United States.
2018 brings some changes as we welcome Bobbie Yeo on board as our new bass player, and Billy Carnese as our new Lead Guitarist! We are excited to bring you some brand new music and shows this summer!
Guitars & Keyboards / The Craw
Vocals & Electric Violin / Jamie Lynn Summerfield
Drums & Percussion/ Darren Linder
Bass Sounds / Bobbie Yeo
Lead Guitar / Billy Carnese
The Shrike Live
On October 19 2016, The Shrike released an EP of new material, showcasing the band's increasing focus on songcraft and production.
Chase the Sun (EP)
The Shrike released its first CD in April of 2015. The 10-song debut was followed by a west coast tour in 2015.