ABOUT

 

Marty Milbrand - Lead Vocals

After timidly making it as an all-county selection for his high school chorus group, Marty found his "true voice" on a karaoke machine, turning heads at a family Christmas party. Once out of his shell he continued doing karaoke at local bars and notching a win in the two contests he participated in, landing him an interview on AM Buffalo. Marty has also been seen singing at various open mics, guest singing with local bands Sudden Urge and The Yesterday Band, and most recently as the lead singer of The Rhythm Rockers. He is influenced by artists varying from many genres but most notably country stars Johnny Cash, Chris Stapleton, and Eric Church.

Alex Nobles - Vocals,  Guitar

Born into a family of music Alex Nobles gravitated towards the guitar around age 10 and with practice around age 16 Alex joined his Uncles band “Black Horse” as a roadie and sound guy. During this 3 year period he really learned what it took be in a band. Over the course of the next 13 years, Alex could be seen playing Drums and singing with Stevie B and the Rhythm Rockers, Unbridled Enthusiasm and assisted in writing originals works with Peter Kramer and the Eastwood Project. He was also a guitarist and singer for nearly 8 years at his local church. Today he can be seen during the winter on The Alex Nobles show on Facebook live taking requests on demand and rocking it out with The Noblemen as lead singer and guitarist. As his favorite moto says he’ll catch you on the flip side. 

Ed Rowland - Drums

Ed has been studying music for 25 years.  He grew up as a classically trained trombonist and attended Edinboro University, where he fell in love with percussion instruments. He started playing drums in the Spirit of the Scots Marching Band's snareline. After some time away from music, he began studying the drum kit  and played in the local hard rock band "Liter of Cola". After departing from LOC, he joined the Lancaster Renegade Drum Corps where he plays in the snareline. Ed also arranges the feature music and is the music instructor for the corps.   Ed met Alex in the Renegade Drum Corps, and began to jam together with Black Horse, before forming the current lineup of The Noblemen. Influences are Jeremy Humel(formerly of Breaking Benjamin, Danny Carey(Tool), and Ray Luzier(Korn).

Dakota Jacobs - Bass

Dakota Jacobs has played bass in numerous Blues/Rock bands in Western New York since the 1980's. He proudly co-founded the True Blues Band, which received nomination for best Blues Band in WNY. In 1987, Dakota and his bandmates performed in the inaugural Niagara Falls International Blues Festival, sharing the stage with multi-national recording artists. Dakota has played bass regionally from Rochester to Canada, and stretching deep into the Southern Tier. Jacobs also co-wrote and performed on a single titled "Love Is Strong" that was featured on WBFO's "Best of the Blues" CD. Dakota has also endeavored into solo projects including Heart of Herring, in which he wrote all six songs on the debut LP. Major influence: Jack Bruce on bass.