“"There is no better example of a hardworking local band than Mindset X. These guys are talented musicians, and I always look forward to hearing what they will come up with next. Unlike some bands that just recycle older material, Mindset X is always creating new music for their many fans."
-Donna Halper; credited with discovering the band Rush.
Mindset X is an alternative hard rock with a progressive twist that delivers a blend of intellectual lyrical driven songs and powerful rock songs that the music drives the body as well as the soul. The trio of Mindset X, which consists of Steve Haidaichuk (Vocals and guitar), Paul Davidson (Bass), and Adam Cote (Drums), promote people being themselves and it shows within their diversity of their powerful music.
With musical influences of Rush, Queensryche, Foo Fighters, and Muse; Mindset X created the album “Oceans”. Mindset X worked with Jay Frigoletto, Grammy Award winning recording and mastering engineer for this album, which will available summer 2014. “Oceans” is a concept rock album with a very distinct progressive edge that is revolving around the journey of an individual trapped in a never ending pursuit of happiness.
This New Hampshire based rock band, released their 10 year Greatest Hits album, “Reflections” in November 2014. Covering the span of six albums, “Reflections” show the diversity of their dynamic music. From the hard rocker song “Snake Oil” referring to how media shoves everything down our throats, to “Dirty Lil’ Freak” which is a groove oriented song individualism, and of course the song “Speculation” which has touched the hearts of many people by the deep moving lyrics...One of the only constants in Mindset X’s music is how it continues to evolve from album to album.
Mindset X’s vocals and the band's musical prowess is both dynamic & exciting—their on stage presence is high energy and infectious! With a tight and focused rhythm section, dynamic guitars, passionate and driving vocals, this team will certainly prove that they are not your traditional rock band, but a modern rock music fusion that crosses over into the alternative world!
This New England Music Award Hard Rock Nominee has opened for national acts such as; Queensryche, Candlebox, Korn, Stone Temple Pilots, 3 Days Grace, and Halestorm.
Major venues that Mindset X have entertained at include; The Webster Theatre (CT), Meadowbrook US Cellular Pavilion (NH), Hard Rock Cafe Boston, Casino Ballroom (NH), and The Asylum (ME).