Memphis May Fire
The music of Memphis May Fire is the sound of hope and compassion, delivered by a dedicated group of men striving for something greater than the world around them. Memphis May Fire is a clarion call to those who insist on bettering themselves, their loved ones and the conditions afflicting the world. It's not about divisive politics, it's not about polarizing debate – it's about the transcendent power of love through heavy rock.
The body of work Memphis May Fire has crafted over their last three albums, together with producer and collaborator Cameron Mizell (Sleeping With Sirens, The Word Alive), represents a creative achievement beyond even what the band's formidable success would suggest. Sure, Unconditional arrived at #1 on Billboard's Rock, Independent andHard Music charts, but that was just the mainstream icing on a cake that was lovingly baked by fans around the world who've discovered Memphis May Fire in the live setting, from satellite radio, from social media and from each other.
These five guys are like family to over a million fans following Memphis May Fire on Facebook, the tens of thousands who rushed out to put this year's Unconditional at #4 in the Billboard 200, the dedicated diehards who empty the magazine rack whenever the group graces the cover of Big Cheese, Alternative Press, Outburn, etc. and the early believers who made Challenger the highest selling debut ever for Rise Records to that point when it was released in 2012. YouTube clips like "Sleepless Nights," "Miles Away," "The Sinner," and "Vices" together represent more than 20 million views.
The band grew out of high school practice sessions between guitarist Mike and drummer Matt, filling out the roster with singer Craig and bassist Jared to form blessthefall in 2004. They released a three-track EP in mid-2005 and added guitarist Eric to form their current lineup. Phoenix-area gigs with Greeley Estates and an openly religious orientation got the band local press and a deal with Warner subsidiary, Record Collection. The band then toured with Alesana and Norma Jean across the United States and Canada. Their debut album, His Last Walk, was released on April 10, 2007, to mixed reviews. The band completed the entire 2007 Warped Tour circuit nationwide.
Blessthefall toured with Escape The Fate, LoveHateHero, and Dance Gavin Dance on the Black On Black tour during September and October of 2007.
Blessthefall is apart of From First To Last's fall headlining tour, entitled "RATHER BE SLAYIN' N00BZ" starting November 1st with A Skylit Drive, and Vanna. Then after they'll be going on tour with Silverstein, this tour is their first ever UK and European Tour, with their first UK show at the Colchester Arts Centre on Novemeber 16th 2007.
The Color Morale
CONSISTING OF GARRET RAPP (VOCALS), DEVIN KING (GUITAR), AARON SAUNDERS (GUITAR), STEVE CAREY (DRUMS) AND MIKE HONSON (BASS), THE COLOR MORALE STANDS WITH THEIR FANS. HEALING TOGETHER. STRENGTHENING EACH OTHER THROUGH THE COMMON BONDS OF BROKENNESS, SUFFERING AND A HOPE FOR REDEMPTION. THE BAND IS KNOWN TO SKILLFULLY COMBINE ELEMENTS OF INTRICATE MUSICIANSHIP WITH A PASSIONATE MESSAGE. WITH SHREDDING RIFFS AND SOARING CHORUSES, THE ROCKFORD, IL FIVE-PIECE ARE MASTERS OF THEIR CRAFT, PUTTING AS MUCH EMPHASIS ON THE MESSAGE FOUND IN THE SONGS AS THEY DO IN THEIR SOUND, AND THAT IS WHAT THEIR FANS VALUE MOST. SINCE THEIR FORMATION IN 2007, THE BAND HAS RELEASED THREE ALBUMS TO DATE WE ALL HAVE DEMONS,MY DEVIL IN YOUR EYES, AND KNOW HOPE. ON THEIR FOURTH ALBUM AND FEARLESS RECORDS DEBUT HOLD ON PAIN ENDS, THE COLOR MORALE EXPLORES NEW DEPTHS OF POWER, EMOTION, AND FEELING, WHICH ALTERNATIVE PRESS NOTED AS ONE OF THEIR MOST ANTICIPATED ALBUMS OF 2014 AND KERRANG! MAGAZINE DESCRIBED AS "ONE OF THE MOST HARD-HITTING ALBUMS OF THE YEAR." THE GROUP'S EVER-BUILDING FOLLOWING STANDS WITH THEM, TOO: LANDING THEM ON THE COVER OF HM MAGAZINE AND ALTERNATIVE PRESS' WARPED TOUR ISSUE. THE BAND HAS TOURED WITH THE LIKES OF THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA,AUGUST BURNS RED, OF MICE & MEN, ATTACK! ATTACK!, WE CAME AS ROMANS, AND HAVE RECENTLY WRAPPED UP AN ENTIRE SUMMER ON THE VANS WARPED TOUR 2014. THE COLOR MORALE STAND POISED FOR THEIR BIGGEST YEAR TO DATE, ARMED WITH THEIR MOST VIBRANT, FOCUSED, AND OVERWHELMINGLY POWERFUL COLLECTION OF SONGS.
Sylar is a metalcore band from Queens, NY formed in 2011. They released their debut EP Cutting the Ties digitally via iTunes on November 1, 2011. Lead vocalist Jay Panesso has been selling merch for Emmure since 2011. The band is currently finishing up their second EP produced by Caleb Shomo of Attack Attack!.
Bad Seed Rising
Bad Seed Rising is a rock and roll band from Maryland signed to Roadrunner and Atlantic Records. They have toured across the United States and performed with acts like Rise Against, Jane's Addiction, Saliva, Everclear, Kix, Night Ranger, Motley Crue, Johnny Rzeznik, Molly Hatchet and others. They frequently perform at Baltimore's historic Ram's Head Live and staple festivals The Shindig and the M3 Rock Festival.