Bryan Keeling is a member of Shooter Jennings and the .357’s, which is currently on tour throughout the United States. Upon moving to Los Angeles in 2002 from Austin, TX, Bryan has recorded with various artists, including Pink, Jessi Colter, Shooter Jennings, Guy Sebastian, Damon Elliott, Tamia, Mya, Lucy Woodward, Dionne Warwick, Macy Gray, and Jaime Kennedy. He recorded several songs for the “Son of the Mask” and “First Daughter” movie soundtracks and had a cameo appearance in “First Daughter”.
He recorded the Kris Kristofferson song, “Silver Tongued Devil” for a Starbucks compilation CD to be released in spring of 2006. He was on “Sessions at AOL” with Shooter Jennings in 2005, which is currently on the web and on iTunes for download. He has been playing with Shooter Jennings for three years and he recorded the entire debut album, “Put the O Back in Country”, released on Universal South Records in 2005. He is in two videos promoting “Put the O Back in County” called “Fourth of July” and “Steady at the Wheel”, which are currently in rotation on CMT, GAC, and VH-1 Country. To date, the album has sold more than 200,000 units since it’s March 1st release. Shooter Jennings and the .357’s toured with Toby Keith and Lee Ann Womack during the Summer of 2005 and have been headlining the year to sold out crowds all over the United States.
The band’s second CD, entitled “Electric Rodeo”, has been recorded and will be released April 4, 2006. A video for the first country single, “Rowdy Women” will be released February 12th and a second rock video for “Bad Magick” soon after that. The song “Bad Magick” also appears on the video game “Gun”, which has just been released for Playstation 2 and XBox.
Bryan began playing drums at age 11 and his formal music education began at the Arts Magnet High School in Dallas Tx., after which he received a performance scholarship to attend Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. After leaving Berklee College of Music, he moved to Austin to pursue live music performance, which included gigs with Charlie Sexton, Will Sexton, Sarah Sharp, Amy Fox, Alien Spy’s, Mr. Rocketbaby, Lance Keltner and Water the Dog. He has toured Europe and performed at various venues and festivals in Russia, France, Spain, Germany, Holland, and Belgium. He is currently endorsed by Gretsch Drums, Gibralter Hardware and Quikstix. He is featured on the Gretsch website at the following address: