Award winning, and critically acclaimed, singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Nic Nassuet has had a long history with music. Practically raised on-stage; he’s starred in challenging & pivotal roles in critically-acclaimed musicals like Sweeney Todd in “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street,” Terry Connor in “Side Show,” and the original rock-musical “Doomsday Cabaret.”
Nic Nassuet went on to be the front-man for several metal & punk bands before eventually going his own creative route. Drawing on his life-experience Nassuet’s music often finds itself rooted in the dark, mysterious & melodic. He makes music that perfectly captures the despair & hope in our humanity, and communicates it flawlessly through the strength of conviction in his voice and energetic connection with audiences.
With word spreading about his unique hybrid of acoustic music, Nic’s fan-base grew quickly. Combining elements of traditional Celtic-music, blues, rock, grunge, folk, punk, and gothic rock; Nassuet continued to make music that is full of genuine emotion and darkly-sweet authenticity. His music has been featured in clubs in the US and Canada, on FM radio stations around the world, on compilation albums and live at iconic venues like The House of Blues Sunset Strip, the Whiskey A Go-Go, The Viper Room, The Dresden, Boardner's, and The World Famous Hollywood Magic Castle. This has further led to Nic scoring supportive & favorable reviews and interviews in publications like Jampshere Music Magazine, Shockya, Contact Music, New York Music Examiner, Indie Band Guru, NeuFutur Magazine, The Big Takeover Magazine, Skope Magazine, Vents Magazine, Scallywag Magazine, which recently dubbed him "The King of Gothic Folk" and many others.
Recently Nic signed with Tate Music Record Label, became a founding member of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Musician's Flotilla, was accepted into the Recording Academy (Grammys) as a full voting member, and won five Akademia Music Awards for Best Rock Album, Best Alternative Acoustic Rock Song, Best Folk/Alternative Rock song, Best Americana/Alternative Rock song, and Best Alternative Singer-Songwriter. He also won Best Vocal Folk, Best Vocal Rock, and Best Original Song in the Los Angeles Veterans Creative Arts Competition in addition to two nominations in the Indie Music Channel Awards; Best Male Folk Artist, and Best Folk Recording, won the Indie Music Channel Award for Best Male Alternative Artist, was been nominated for a Hollywood Music in Media Award, won four Radio Music Awards, took home three gold medals in the Global Music Awards, and appeared on the ballot for the 58th Grammy Awards 13 times.
Continually challenging himself to create new sonic textures and beautifully-dense musical-atmospheres, Nassuet uses acoustically based instruments of all kinds to make his signature, genre-defying music. His haunting & melodic sounds are created through his incredible use of mandolin, guitar, violin and the upright bass; Nassuet brings them all together in a breathtaking style that highlights his amazing gift to make music that forms an instant connection, memorable experience and a lasting impact with listeners far and wide.
You can find the award winning hit singles from Hollywood, CA’s Nic Nassuet on terrestrial FM stations in the US and Canada, and on digital stations throughout the world. With a true display of the songwriting mastery he’s developed and refined over his years of experience his critically acclaimed, groundbreaking, album "Eleutherios" provides a departure from the musical ‘norm’ and a full-blown excursion into the atmosphere and emotional depth of his music.
With support and enthusiasm increasing daily for his music, Nic Nassuet is already hard at work once again, readying new material & pushing the boundaries of music for several follow up albums, including the much anticipated "Torment: An Acoustic Tribute to Danzig"