Raising Abel


Vocalist - Bass, Bass Guitar.


Raising Abel is currently scheduling auditions for bass players (keyboard/vocals a plus but not mandatory).Until we get the right Person for Bass we are performing live as a 2pc and play to a click track, drums, vocals and gutar are live. If you watch the videos we are performing live and mix is from our soundboard et the GoPro video...


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We do cover songs we do range from 70's - Current .raisingabel
To contact us..Tex-t 817SIX911738

Please contact us if you're interested in coming out. We are based in Arlington,Tx. Each member has many years playing experience Our latest performance scored us a Top Two finish nominated for best overall band performance and Pat was voted Winner of "Top Vocalist" in Showcase Promotions Talent Show Oct 22nd 2015 by 3 man judge panel that included two top industry execs and Ronnie Cates (25 yr bassist for the multi-platinum band PETRA) and Kent Wells(Grammy nominated producer) . Prior competitions include finishing 6th out of 2,060 bands at Alpine Stereo's nationwide battle of the bands contest "Rock The Dash". You can Google "Rock The Dash" to see the top ten finalist.
Tex-t 817SIX911738

Screen name:
Raising Abel
Member since:
Nov 02 2006
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years together:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
50 years


EVH, Satriani, Jaco, Stu Hamm, Vai, Peart, Portnoy, Mangini, Malmsteen, Tipton, Downing, Steve Harris, G Lee, Abbott(both of em), etc...etc...

Members Of Band

Pat Bratcher : Lead Guitar / Keys / Vocals - Toured professionally in the 80's-90's in USA, Canada, Europe.

Winner of "Top Vocalist" in Showcase Promotions Talent Show Oct 22nd 2015

Allen Chick: Drums and Vocals. Allen has been playing for more than 35 years in the USA.
His tools of trade are Mapex Drums, Paiste cymbols, and uses Vicfirth sticks. Laying down a solid groove and hitting the pocket is his goal.

You can also go to our website:

ReverbNation Site:

RA App for Android is free ... seach Play Store .. Raising Abel


Full Sound System, monitor system. personal gear.Complete 32 Trk Pro tools Recording Studio.



Past Events

Fundraiser for a kid fighting cancer

Show will be held at THE DOOR in Dallas. 6 bands. For more info to www.ntxmetalfest.com

Showcase Talent Show, in Shreveport, LA. 10 bands, Nashville producer Kent Wells, will be one of the judges.

Outdoor event downtown.

Live out door event downtown. All ages

Performing between 3pm and 7pm at Skillman Bar & Grill in Dallas, Tx.

Ft. Worth, Tx. Showtime 9pm Club is across the street from Billy Bob's