Orlando, FL | Genre: Hard Rock


THE DEV is a female fronted alternative rock band from Central Florida. The band puts a focus on creating a fan experience, not only through their music but also through their onstage performances. Their hope is to draw fans in so they forget about their everyday stresses of day to day life and enjoy themselves in the moment. 

The band is comprised of lead vocalist Nikollaj Leshi, guitarists Ryan Danley & Barrett Jones, bassist John Panaccione & drummer Chris Caruso. The Dev released their first hit single “Broken Lies” last year (2019), and have a new single & video for “Queen of the Damned’ ‘ coming out in a few weeks. THE DEV showcases a bright new spirit in rock music in rising star, front woman Nikollaj and industry veterans who’ve toured with such acts as Heart, Alice Cooper, WARPED TOUR, endorsements, film/movie placements, radio, festivals, and have shared the stage with such nationals as Mastadon, Avenged Sevenfold, Nothing More, Rise Against, Five Finger Death Punch, Islander, Candlebox, Gojira, Atreyu, Hollywood Undead, Killswitch Engage,Nonpoint, Slash, Tremonti, Gemini Syndrome, Crobot, Puddle of Mudd, Flyleaf, All That Remains, Avatar, & Buckcherry. With no shortage of experience, THE DEV has a level of professionalism and showcasing unlike other fledgling projects.

Endorsed by

  • Maverick Apparel Co.
  • InTune Guitar Picks
  • SIT Strings
  • Collision Drumsticks
  • Saluda Cymbals
  • Raze Energy
  • Timber Creek Distillery


Jesse Florentine

MVK Music Group Partners

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