- The Actual (band)
Infobox musical artist
Name = The Actual
Img_capt = Band promo shot
Background = group_or_band
Origin = USA
Years_active = 2001-2007
Softdrive Records RED Distribution
Current_members = Max Bernstein Rob Obee Jeremy Bonsall Ben Flanagan
The Actual were a four piece
alternative rockgroup from Los Angeles, California. They were signed to Eyeball Recordsand released one album for the label before signing with Scott Weiland's label Softdrive Records. They opened for the supergroup Velvet Revolverat the Aladdin Hotel in the summer of 2005 and also played the Volcom stage on the 2007 Warped Tour.
The Actual's second album "In Stitches" was released on May 31, 2007 on the Softdrive label. They promoted the album by touring as the opening act for Velvet Revolver on their Spring 2007 club tour. Weiland is the co-producer of "In Stitches". The album's first single, "This is the Worst Day of My Life," was selected as song-of-the-week on
MySpacein late May 2007.
Max Bernstein is the son of author
Nora Ephronand author-journalist Carl Bernsteinof Watergate fame.
*Max Bernstein- vocals, guitar
Rob Obee- drums
Jeremy Bonsall- bass
Ben Flanagan- guitar, vocals
* "The Red EP"
Songs on Radio Idaho" (2003)
In Stitches" (2007)
* [http://www.theactualsounds.com The Actual's Website]
* [http://www.purevolume.com/theactual Purevolume]
* [http://www.myspace.com/theactual The Actual on MySpace]
* [http://www.unratedmagazine.com/articles/Archive/2007/TheActual.cfm UnRated Magazine Interview with Max Bernstein]
* [http://www.thedepaulia.com/story.asp?artid=2411§id=5 The DePaulia Interview with Max Bernstein]
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