Nico Vega is an American alternative rock band from Los Angeles, California. He was trained in 2005 by the actor / musician Michael Peña who named the group in honor of his mother. The band has a total of two albums, Nico Vega (2009)> and Lead to Light (2014) >>>>>. In 2016, the band is announced indefinitely on break.
The band singer Aja Volkman begins writing songs at her high school in Eugene, Oregon. In 2005, she moved to Los Angeles hoping to form a band. During one of these shows, she gets noticed by Michael Peña who offers to form a band with Rich Koehler. In 2007, Mike decided to leave the group to pursue his acting career and take care of his child, he is replaced by Dan Epand. In 2009, the band released their first album titled Nico Vega. The songs So So Fresh, Wooden Dolls and Gravity are produced by Linda Perry >>>.
In 2012 and 2013, for the promotion of the BioShock Infinite video game, 2K Games uses the songs Beast and Fury Oh Fury for the trailers of their game. After the broadcast of the trailer titled Beast of America, the song Beast is downloaded more than five million times>. In 2013, the songs So So Fresh and Fury Oh Fury are performed in the American TV series Banshee and are integrated on the soundtrack from the series>.
In 2014, the group is working on their second album entitled Lead to Light released on July 22, 2014 at Five Seven Music>. It is co-produced by Dan Reynolds (Imagine Dragons), Tony Hoffer (Beck, Fitz and the Tantrums, M83) and Tim Edgar (Nico Vega). The single I Believe (Get Over Yourself) is co-written by Dan Reynolds>. Nico Vega will participate in I Believe (Get Over Yourself) at the Big Morning Buzz Live broadcast by VH1>. The song Lightning is co-written with the members of She Wants Revenge. NPR will first cast the song I'm on Fire via All Songs Considered and offer it as a free download.