“Countless nights I’ve been wide awake in my home studio at 1 or 2am working on the album knowing my alarm for work is going to go off in a few hrs, so it can get hard, but we make time for what we love to do.”
The members of Iron Core have an incredible talent to craft deceptively catchy rock tunes that, much like their inspirations, are just dripping with attitude and sex appeal, and are just a whole lot of fun.
This is the kind of project you play on repeat, mastering every element in your mind before perhaps attempting to replicate some of them as your inner musician pushes for freedom. A quality release and a further testament to the unwavering skill and energy of Mike LePond’s Silent Assassins.
A uniquely conceptual collection that bends & breaks just about any of the supposed rules regarding genre & style.
A heavy yet crisp bit of hard rock. Structurally complex & thoughtful, complete with melodic verse sections, varied riffs & an undeniable level of passion.
Every song I write is the next chapter in my constant battle with my own feelings – as long as I have feelings, I will always have something to write about.
After years of deserving heavy metal bands & artists getting snubbed by the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the hard rock & heavy metal industry hosts its own.
The energy of the project is intense, but the heaviness has a striking sense of style to it, and that’s rare in modern & independent heavy metal.
The project revolves around our theme of fighting inner battles; depression, conflicts with other people, etc. We share our experiences & rough times.
An EP well worth listening to a few times over. Something fans of heavy metal & various sub-genres of the thicker, harder hitting rock sound will love.
This week we caught up with the guys from Atlanta, Georgia’s Mosura. The band is made up of Jimmy Mendoza on vocals, Jonathan Benitez on Bass, Tyler Blalock on Guitar, and Austin Massingill on Drums. Their recent album release is the brilliantly creative The Eighth Plague. We asked Jimmy and the guys all about their death metal … Continued