Calling Minneapolis, MN their home, Smiling Politely is comprised of members Eric Tracey (vocals/guitar), Marc Hall (guitar), Mike Egan (bass) and Brady Outcelt (drums). Smiling Politely brings forth a style of melodic, hard rock that dances the line between metal and rock.
After Putting out two EP’s, Smiling Politely Published their first full length album in 2008 (Behind The Mask). They toured the midwest for a few years finding local success.
In 2012 the band released their second full length album (Through The Darkness), which afforded them yet more success and furthered their rise through the MN music scene.
Smiling Politely is currently supporting their third studio effort (In The Wake Of The Storm). The album was released in July of 2015 and immediately followed by a 5 week midwest/east coast tour. The band has since toured the central and southern US. On July 11th 2017, they released their newest single “Through Your Fire,” which has gained 43,000 views on youtube within the first month of its release.