Smith and Walden are a Country/Southern Rock/Pop Duet/Band from Tacoma, WA. They have a sound all there own. Refusing to take any prisoners, 'Smith & Walden' are quickly taking the Washington State music scene by storm. Washington State, primarily, a music scene showing more interest to Punk, Metal, Funk and Hip Hop, has some how given a slice of it's musical pie to Smith & Walden. Venues are being rocked with their refreshing and original sound. When 'Smith & Walden' play everyone immediately dances. There bodies refusing to stop to the Country Rock based Grooves. With the Bluesy chops of Lead Guitar player Henry Smith, some times hinting at influences of Stevie Ray Vaughn or ZZ TOP with a Country twist, combined with the Vocals and Original Lyrics of Front Man Robbie Walden, reminding you of the most prolific Country Icons of the past, he has a sound not found any where. Smith and Walden, combined with their back up band, The Gun Slingers who also plays for Vicci Martinez, has made a pleasing mixture of Rock Country and Pop. There sound will definitely leave you wanting more. If asked to describe Smith and Walden in a sentence, I would say 'Think Black Crowes gone more Country with a hint of Waylon Jennings, Brooks and Dunn or New comers the Randy Rogers band spiced up with some Nashville Pop.' With their recently released EP 'Stepping Stones' They are filling the internet air waves. With songs like Can't Drink Away, Stepping Stones to You or Take Me Home, Smith & Walden are quickly stamping their name on the Country music industry. They are playing bars, clubs, fairs, coffee shops, cafes, weddings and festivals. So keep an eye out. Making shock waves around the world, Smith & Walden are definitely the band to look for in 2009!