Well Hung Heart
Well Hung Heart’s riffs are bigger and heavier than both The Black Keys and The White Stripes, and Valenti’s vocals have a darker punk/glam attitude that gives the band a unique voice apart from their peers. - Workin' Man's Blues
In 2011 Well Hung Heart started to build an online presence by releasing a series of rehearsal videos and songs. Their first release entitled The Rehearsal Tapes Volume 1 (The State Of America EP) sold out almost immediately. It contained a real dollar bill each uniquely defaced by the band as part of the artwork. In 2011 the band were asked to perform at Hoaxfest in the UK and Europe including shows at London's O2 Academy in Islington. In 2012 Well Hung Heart strengthened their online presence releasing a number of music videos, produced and directed by the band themselves, and grew their tumblr followers to over 40,000. In 2013 Well Hung Heart's music video "Devil" was nominated for Best Music Video at the OCmusic Awards alongside No Doubt and Dirty Heads.
Well Hung Heart’s uncompromising and raw live performances earned the band the Best Live Band Showcase Award, as well as Best Music Video Award at the 2014 OC Music Awards. Well Hung Heart have spent their first couple years in existence with high profile shows in the U.S. and overseas; appearing at prestigious venues such as London's O2 Academy, the Paradiso in Amsterdam, and numerous festivals including SXSW 2015, Rocklahoma, Center of the Universe Festival, Warped Tour, Sturgis Buffalo Chip, Ink N’ Iron and the Make Music Festival in Pasadena, CA. The band has played alongside such diverse names as Fitz & The Tantrums, Linkin Park, Young The Giant, Awolnation, ZZ Top, Motley Crue, Alice Cooper, Grimes, Grouplove and Cults.
Well Hung Heart are the creators of the TV show "Made In 48". It is a web based music showed in which Well Hung Heart invite guests over to their house, and together they create a new song and music video. The music video and song is then released, all in the space of 48 hours. Episode 01 was premiered in February 2013 and features guests Gram Rabbit.