Pyrite Sidewalk is a 4-piece alternative/ post-hardcore outfit hailing from California’s San Francisco Bay Area. Establishing themselves early Pyrite Sidewalk crafted their sound around modern alternative influences such as Bring Me The Horizon, Silverstein & The Story So Far. The band was formed by vocalist Jake Stai and bassist Stephen Stenger in 2011.
Both Jake and Stephen grew up with each other and shared a mutual love for music. Eventually endured changes that would shape them into the band they are today; throughout high school they had performed regionally after the release of the ‘Under The Influence’ EP; With their newest release ‘Pretense’ Pyrite Sidewalk has executed a medium of melodic songwriting & honest lyricism throughout this record.
In 2016 Pyrite Sidewalk formed their current line up with the additions of Alex Orvis on drums & Ryan Graham on guitar. With these additions Pyrite Sidewalk has come to fruition of a focused infrastructure & high energy performances.