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Mark Sinnis is a music veteran born and raised in New York and living in Wilmington, North Carolina. His sound is a dark blend of Rock, Country Americana and Alternative. “Cemetery & Western” with thought-provoking lyrics. With a distinctive voice that has been acclaimed as a hybrid of vocal greats like Johnny Cash and Roy Orbison, Sinnis’s music incorporates dark undertones as well as traditional Country music with a contemporary modern edge.

After 4 years in the U.S. Air Force Sinnis started his music career with his brother Francis Xavier on drums. Mark was the co-founder and singer/songwriter/ bassist of the Punk turned Gothic band Apostates. Apostates was from Long Island and was also part of the New York City Punk/Goth scene. Apostates existed for 10 years from 1988 -1998 and released two full length albums and 2 singles.

In 1998 Sinnis was already living in New York City and after numerous line up changes ended Apostates and started Ninth House with his brother on drums. Sinnis was the sole songwriter for the group. To date Mark’s band Ninth House has four full length albums. Ninth House is not playing at this time. In addition to Ninth House Mark Sinnis began playing solo acoustic in 2001, he also began calling his group of musicians 825.

In 2019 Mark recorded at the legendary Sun Studio in Memphis Tennessee, he went on to record there three more times and has four Sun sessions albums.