The streets of South Philadelphia welcome newcomers Stop The World unto the hard rock scene, blending a nice mash up of hard rock grittiness and toughness to the much needed US hard rock avenue. The grunge groovy kick back style that the band presents here on their debut record “Feeding on the Empty” is a breath of fresh air with a genre crowded with weak links and lackluster bands. Leading on vocals is main man Bert Lapore, lending a hand on guitar is the talented duo of Joe Fortino and newly member Tommy Greco.
DOWNCOUNT have quite an interesting story about the beginning of the band back in 2007. Lead vocalist DOUG KENDALL started out as the host a very political radio show that had listeners around the globe. He asked a local metal band to come and play live on the radio show and instantly hit it off with the guitarist ERIC FLEMMING, finding that the two of them shared many of the same views on world politics
For some reason Brazilian metal band HIBRIA have remained under a lot of people radars, but that may well be all set to change with their new album BLIND RIDE which is by far the best work the band have ever done and a very worthy addition to the collection of any power metal fans across the globe…