QC Songwriter: Kronos Resistor
I heard of Kronos Resistor because of Billy Gardner. He played in a great band called Katalina. Having watched them a hundred times in the back of Lumpy's, I knew he was a great guitar player. Then I heard he was doing some Progressive/Math Metal style band and was super intrigued. Luckily, this stuff doesn't disappoint.
I'm usually not into "progressive" music. A lot of it seems to wander places for no real reason other than to show off chops.
"Check out this run I can do!" "Oh, yeah..well, check out this fill" "Blah blah blah"
But Kronos Resistor is not your normal metal band nor progressive blowhards. Maybe it's the "Math" influence they throw in that ties it all together. It gives it depth and meaning. The licks come with purpose...fury too...but most importantly purpose.
01. Name of the band
02. Members of the band and what they do
Billy Gardner-guitar, Brandon Hankins- guitar, Steven Krug- bass/vox, Steve Merritt- drums/percussion, Jacob Gregory-vox
03. What kind of music
Dillinger Escape Plan, Meshuggah, Norma Jean, The Contortionist, Sepultura
05. Where to find your music
Facebook.com/kronosresistor Reverbnation.com/kronosresistor Kronosresistor.bandcamp.com Kronosresistorband.wixsite.com
06. Where the band is from
Quad Cities USA, Davenport, IA., Rock Island, Illinois
07. Contact information for booking
08. Any equipment or product endorsements
No endorsement yet but we love ENGL, Orange and Ampeg!
09. Upcoming shows you'd like to promote
RIBCO- Saturday 8/27 w/ Heavyweight, Dredge and Calm Is Key
10. Favorite band memory of accomplishment
Just putting this band together was a huge accomplishment, otherwise there was the time we all sat in the pooring rain at a truck stop trying to figure out what to do with the broken wheel on our trailer. That was fun!
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