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A Wanted Awakening
Rick Hardy- Screams; Jason York- Bass/Vocals; John Tree- Guitar/Vocals; Derek St. Martin- Guitar; Andre Bedard- Drums
|# Years Experience Performing Live:
||The Palladium - Worcester, MA; Mill Street Brews - Southbridge, MA; Club Gemstones - Lowell, MA
||Rebirth EP—2011; From the Ruins EP—2006
About the Artist
A Wanted Awakening is a metal five piece based out of Lowell, Massachusetts. Piecing together influences from death metal acts like The Black Dahlia Murder and Through The Eyes of The Dead, as well as progressive acts like Between The Buried And Me and Protest The Hero, A Wanted Awakening has really formed a sound that stands on it’s own. While maintaining the fast, heavy sound that drives the currently thriving deathcore scene, A Wanted Awakening also creates soaring soundscapes and unique instrumental sections, transcending the limits of metal.A Wanted Awakening has played countless shows in Massachusetts and New York, most notably appearing on the main stage at New England Metal And Hardcore Festival in 2011.
Their devotion towards practice and showmanship gives audiences a live experience that is rivaled by very few bands. Catharsis is the culmination of 5 years of long nights, long drives, and hard work. This music is the highest caliber that A Wanted Awakening has ever produced, and they can’t wait to unleash it on the world.
Reached 26th in Best of Rock chart in 2017. In the top 100 for 33 weeks.
Reached 25th in Best of Rock chart in 2016. In the top 100 for 16 weeks.
Top 10 in Metal, August 2012
Top 10 in Metal, July 2012
June 2010 Judging Excellence
Top 40 in Ernie Ball Metal Channel, September 2011
Top 40 in Metal, August 2011
Top 40 in Metal, July 2011