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Former HOLLOW & GASOLINE Vocalist Brannon Barrett Passes Away

Accomplished Dallas/Fort Worth Texas musician Brannon Barrett passed away on March 18th due to a motorcycle accident. He was the lead singer in a band called HOLLOW back in the early 2000s and his last project was as lead singer for “Cover Gurl” (All All Guy Band that Covered Female Songs).

Brannon also performed vocals live in Vinnie Paul and Dimebag Darrell‘s side project called GASOLINE.

Brannon Barrett was a well accomplished singer/songwriter/musician that has spanned across several genres of music. Brannon attended Brookhaven and the University of North Texas to major in jazz studies. While attending the university, he also developed his talent as a strong lead singer in the Vocal Jazz Ensemble.

After College, Brannon formed the rock band Hollow, touring extensively. Brannon has had the honor of sharing the stage as a guest or as a supporting artist with bands like  Socialburn, Seven Mary 3, Candlebox, Thin Lizzy, just to name a few.

After leaving Hollow in 2006, Brannon went out on his own, performing as the featured artist for House of Blues, The Rustic and Ocean Prime. It was during this time that he realized his love for creating and performing songs that focused on his lyrics and passionate, soulful voice. His approach to singing and songwriting has forged a new path in Country music sound that integrates his soulful vocals with his deep Texas roots.

He most notably performed in Las Vegas on New Year’s Eve, with artists such as Vinnie Paul (Pantera) Chad Kreoger (Nickelback) Marcus Raferty in a group called Gasoline, and has accompanied George Lynch (Dokken, Lynch Mob) in performances, as well as several country artist including Pat Green, Cody Johnson, and Jack Ingram.