Related Information for Southcott Melodic pop-punk outfit Southcott formed in Rockland County, NY, in late 2001. Originally looking for a replacement player for their existing group, Southcott was born after guitarist Mike Bateman and drummer John Damiano recruited a friend on the local scene, Chris Pennings, as their bassist. Later, Pennings became the group's vocalist instead. The guys recorded an EP in 2003 for Rock Out Records entitled The Lost Art of Saying Goodbye. On the road for most of 2005, they sign.. read more