The Break is an original, Alt-Rock act based in Vancouver and formed in 2015. The Break is made up of guitarist and vocalist brothers Jamie and Rory MacKay and drummer and vocalist Ryan Grohn. The band mixes hard rock roots with acoustic song-writing prowess and an oozing of creativity and collaboration to create their diverse sound. Their songs have been described as “country-fried rock”, “hard rock opera”, “rock n’ pop with a bite”. The Break has two unique lead vocalists and song-writers, a multi-dimensional drummer and numerous guest band members.
The MacKay brothers have been writing and performing their songs for around 20 years and took the leap into full band life when Ryan first bashed the drums in the jam hall in North Vancouver. Since then, The Break has recorded over 20 songs and performed at multiple venues from bars, to barns to halls. The Break offers a rocking good time with searing leads, body moving beats and thought provoking lyrics. Currently The Break is gigging and jamming and always writing and recording at any and every chance they can get.