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Chappy Hull with Bully, 8/14/2021

Twenty-eight-year-old Nashville native and NSA grad Chappy Hull has spent the past decade putting in work on the DIY circuit as six-stringer for super-technical skate-punks Gnarwhal and singer-guitarist in mercurial math-rock foursome Shell of a Shell — two of the first Southern bands signed to noted Brooklyn indie Exploding in Sound. More recently, Hull has shown a knack for joining established bands and making them better than ever. Following a several-year stint with fellow EIS signees Pile on second guitar — thickening the sonic stew of the group’s 2019 catalog standout Green and Gray — Hull joined local indie-rock greats Bully as a touring member in the spring, his spidery playing bringing new life to Alicia Bognanno-penned grunge-pop gems like “Trying” and “Milkman.”

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