This band is a simple case of five dominant forces in California hard music coming together after 3 decades to press their will and lash out.
The knock down to the set up came in the late 90’s and throughout the 2000’s with a harder even more metal influenced new breed of bands. Adamantium and Throwdown led this charge in many aspects. Crushing down-tuned riffs, dance floor friendly breakdowns, set to insightful and intelligent lyrics. The coming of bands like this ushered in a new era of hard. A new caliber of musicianship was born. This new incarnation of hardcore-punk became the giant, standing bravely and protective over the old guard with a fierce confidence.
Fast way forward to 2016 when five members of the various above bands met in a Fountain Valley rehearsal studio to try on a new suit. Isaac Golub, vocals (A Chorus of Disapproval, A.18). Mike Hartsfield, guitar (Outspoken, Strife). Matt Horwitz, drums (Adamantium). Marc Jackson (Throwdown). Brian Manry, guitar (Mean Season). In the span of a couple of hours, the as of yet unnamed rabble had 3 songs in the can. Tight fast driving metal influenced hardcore coupled with dark and desperate well worded poetic threats.
A line up change in late 2018 brought in Jae Hansel (Outspoken/Last Light) on bass and drummer Santi Guardiola (DH Peligro).
Mike Hartsfield : Guitar
01/04/2019 Fullerton CA Programme (event page)
Midwest Tour March 2019