Deer Park Avenue was the winner of Hard Rock Rising (Washington, D.C.) battle of the bands. Their debut EP Stop & Go has been nominated in many independent music awards and has been played on radio and online radio in the U.S. and overseas.
Their self-titled debut album is slated for worldwide release June 17, 2016, after a PledgeMusic campaign that let fans go behind the scenes of the making of the new album. DPA worked with renowned producer and bassist Matt Bissonette, known for his work with Elton John, Brian Wilson, Rick Springfield, Don Henley, and many others. Their track “Countdown” features Grammy Award-winning drummer Gregg Bissonette (David Lee Roth, Santana, Ringo Starr), playing double drums with Stephanie. The band live tracked the rhythm section, producing the album without autotune or other digital manipulation.
Deer Park Avenue have been based in Sacramento, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and are currently in Munich, Germany.
The band endorses Audix Microphones, Epiphone, TRX Cymbals, KickPort, Reference Cables, PDP Drums, and Sonas Denim.