Recent Reviews: Terry Davidson is a mid-western blues rocker who mixes blues, rock and a little soul and dares his audience not to dance. This is a solid roadhouse band determined to let the good times roll. They cover a lot of musical ground, shifting the dominance of rock to blues to soulful grooves, just like a roadhouse band should. - Professor Bebop WTJU Charlottesville/Richmond VA
Terry Davidson & the Gears burns some serious rubber! Get ready, strap in and buckle up. I'll give this one a 5 bluestar rating. - American Blues Review
This is the kind of stuff that fills roadhouses night after night and never leaves the audience less than fully satisfied. - Billtown Blue Notes
This CD is Ground Poundin, Nitro Burnin Blues-Rock, Baby! - Blues Blast magazine
A pulse-pounding set of blues-rock, Terry Davidson and the Gears have the answer to your prayers. - Blues Bytes
Blues rock thundered through the hall, thanks to the sizable talent of Columbus natives Terry Davidson & the Gears. - Easyrider magazine
Terry Davidsons influences are all there. The ringing guitar of Ron Wood, the chunky guitar of George Thorogood, the Texas blues of Johnny Winter, and the Status Quo boogie -Eric Lyttle - The Other Paper
"A guaranteed good time...Well done, muscular, amped-up Blues." -The Columbus Dispatch
"So many cool influences.... great production and writing, too!!!" - Jon Peterson, Shakin' It radio
"Vicious fretwork." - This Week on the Town
"A real fine album of modern electric blues for you." - Dave Watkins Blues & Roots (UK)
Terry Davidson & the Gears are veterans of the Heartland's music scene. Terry has been playing Blues and Rock & Roll around the United States for fifty years. His band, The Gears, delivers electrifying performances night after night, winning over fans from New England to New Orleans, and Paris to Sturgis.
Terry's love for the Blues is abundantly apparent, and at the forefront of his music. Styles and influences range from raw, blistering Texas Blues, to low down traditional Chicago Blues, to scorching high-octane Blues Rock; the end result being a ferocious, rockin' Blues blend, steeped in tradition. Terry can be found performing regularly with the Gears throughout the United States, and can occasionally be seen in solo/duo performances as well.
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A few years ago, The Gears revisited the early days of rock n' roll when they resurrected Columbus's 1960's favorites, The Barracudas! Read more about this uniquely legendary act here.
Terry Davidson &
T. D. & the G's have performed in shows with many of the world's greatest
The enduring musical relationship
between the band members is evident. Drummer Bob "The Wrench" Hanners
and Terry have been jamming since they were in elementary school. Bassist
Bill Geist has been a Gear off and on for 30 years.