Deviate the Plan
Deviate the Plan’s hard rock style, energetic live performance, and captivating stage presence make them a force to be reckoned with in today’s modern rock scene! Formed in 2016, the band is composed of Chris Whipple (Vocals/Guitar), James Pooley (Guitar), Carson Schaller (Bass), and Jake Jansen (Drums). Influenced by bands such as Metallica, Foo Fighters, and Godsmack, Deviate the Plan bring forth sonic versatility that is not only hard hitting, but also melodic, captivating listeners to sing along, get moving, and beg for more! Since 2017, Deviate the Plan has supported national acts such as Fozzy, Saliva, Wayland, and Burn Halo.
They also received an award for “Best Up and Coming Rock Act” from the Tampa Bay Music Network. In March of 2019, Deviate the Plan released their debut EP, the "Last Stand - EP." It was produced, engineered, and mixed by Matt Dougherty, whose credits include Disturbed, Pop Evil, and Megadeth, and mastered by Yoad Nevo. In January of 2020, Deviate the Plan returned to the studio, again with producer Matt Dougherty, and have their sights set on releasing new music through 2021 and 2022, starting with June 2021's release of "Addiction."
With their no frills attitude, Deviate the Plan's formula of “Real, Raw, Rock” and their commitment to “Bringing Rock Back” is apparent both on record and during live performances!
"Can't Help Myself"
"Falling Without You"
"Knock Me Down"
"Living Like I'm Dying"
"Shine" (Collective Soul Cover)
"Sick of You"