Vocalist and Guitarist Evan Whitford (Left) and Bass Guitarist Jordan Left (right)
PSYCHOWARD is an American Punk Rock duo based in Los Angeles, California, founded in August 2018 by Singer-Songwriter Evan Whitford and bass guitarist Jordan Left. Initially a trio of High School students, the group started to play shows locally with a blend of original and cover songs, along with a taste for chaotic live shows.
The duo released their debut EP Black Lagoon, Inc., on December 10th, 2020, and are releasing a single called Grilled Cheese (Edwin's Song) on April 16, 2021
About the Members
Born in 2003, Evan developed an interest in music when he was 10 years old. He was inspired to learn to sing professionally and learn guitar after being inspired by Green Day records. At around 15 years old, he began writing music regularly and experimented with unique structures and harmonies. Evan is inspired by artists like My Chemical Romance, Mr. Bungle, Queen, The Smiths, The Mars Volta, Misfits, and David Bowie. He has a passion for cinema as well, which often inspires his musical work to be huge, intricate, and unique. He is currently a senior in High School and lives with his family in Glendale, California,
Jordan grew up surrounded by music, and adored it at a very young age. He took guitar lessons early on in his life, but he started to take it seriously in his teenage years after collaborating with Evan. Jordan is influenced by artists like Iron Maiden, Led Zeppelin, Robert Johnson, Kanye West, Black Sabbath, and Motörhead. On the side, Jordan loves fashion, film, traveling, amusement parks, and partying. He currently lives with his family in Beverly Hills, California.