Started in 2013, Painted Young started off as a cover band, playing songs from bands like Green Day, Blink-182, Fall Out Boy, All Time Low, etc. The group consists of lead vocalist & guitarist Chris Santos, vocalist & guitarist Chris Tiedemann, drummer Justin Harnett, and bassist Richard Daley. The band's music takes influences from many genres, but primarily rock music. In 2015, the band self-released their debut EP entitled "Looking Forward to Never Looking Back." The band have played many venues around New Jersey, including Brighton Bar, the Stone Pony, GameChangerWorld, and even Starland Ballroom. The band have also opened for artists like Richie Ramone, the Black Cat Attack,Social Echo Black, Repose and SayWeCanFly. The band have released a new singles called "Little Girl" and "Summer Comback" in 2017. As 2017 came to a close Painted Young band members decided to go their separate ways. In united decision they felt Chris should continue rocking the music scene under the name Painted Young.
Now founding member and primary singer / songwriter Chris Santos will continue as painted young, who is releasing his brand new single "The Madhouse" on February 22, 2019