Basic Background Info
Nick Tosco, along with his brother Justin and his sister Hannah, is a member of alternative pop band justincase. Justin, the oldest sibling, writes and sings. Nick plays the drums and Hannah, the youngest, plays bass. As children, they listened to their father’s music collection, which ranged from sixties icons like The Beatles to contemporary radio music like Third Eye Blind, The Goo Goo Dolls, and the Foo Fighters. They started performing at parties and talent shows when Hannah was just ten years old. In 1998, the siblings committed themselves to pursuing music professionally. They traveled throughout the southwest, performing at numerous festivals.
The trio befriended Michelle Branch at the EAT’M music convention, and she became a supporter of justincase. After she signed with Maverick records, Michelle Branch assisted justincase securing a record deal with Maverick as well.
Justincase released their debut album in October 2002. Once again, Michelle Branch helped out, collaborating on several tracks and then promoting the album on MTV’s Total Request Live. After MTV began broadcasting their music video, Wal-Mart sponsored the band’s short promotional tour. justincase toured solo, but also opened for Nick Carter’s Backstreet Boys tour. Despite their hard work, the album didn’t sell well and Maverick dropped the band. justincase did not sign another record contract and is currently on hiatus while the siblings attend college. Occasionally, they perform local shows.
Drummer Nick attends North Carolina State University.
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