Before the digital age, breaking your band wasn’t always that easy.

A song couldn’t be sent in an e-mail, making the whole process of getting your music noticed and heard difficult.

But five RAF Mildenhall employees are slowly making their sound known throughout the U.K. and the States.

Waiting for June, a rock band comprised of dudes who work at the Galaxy Club, is expecting a big year in 2009.

First off, they just released their self-titled, six-song album late last year on Native Records, a British indie rock label that brought Nine Inch Nails to a wider audience all those years ago. Waiting for June’s music is now available on iTunes as well.

Vocalist Chris Bauer credits the group’s myspace page as "invaluable" to the band’s growth. They play the Dublin Castle in London’s Camden neighborhood next month, among other shows. Their music is an adroit blend of anthemic Foo Fighters, fun-rock like Fall Out Boy and a bit of 30 Seconds to Mars’ stage theatrics.

"I got out of the military and wanted to start a band," Bauer said of how the band started in 2007, a lineup that includes Kevin Goldthorpe and Harley Whiting on guitar, Kyle May on bass and Colin Hook on the drums.

Bauer, who formed the seeds of the band with Goldthorpe in 2004, said he wanted to start a band here because there was more of a market for his preferred brand of rock than what the British rock bands offer.

The two rounded out the band with some co-workers, and Waiting for June was born.

Bauer said the band was able to reach Native Records just by sending out their songs to every available label that has an e-mail address, and the myspace page lets people figure out easily whether the music is their cup of tea.

"You can get a quick reaction from the fans," Goldthorpe said.

For any aspiring musicians, Bauer said that good songs are crucial and that a tight band can follow from there.

"You have to identify what kind of band you want to be and then listen to those kinds of bands," he said. "You’ll see what they’re doing."

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