Hemlock is back in Des Moines at Lefty’s on June 23rd, playing an All Ages Show (5pm-9pm) with local Metal Monoliths Absolute Power & Murder Earth.
HEMLOCK – is a Heavy Metal band from Las Vegas Nevada.
Members of the band are Chad Smith-Vocals and Bass, Jesse Akers-guitar and background vocals, James Gelber- Guitarist, and Brian Smith drummer
Hemlocks sound is a heavy blend of chugging riffs, deep bass tones, rhythmic grooves and catchy ass lyrics, with a haberdash of melody mixed in. The lyrics are always creative and positive, and the songs have lots of scream alongs and hooks. The merchandise is also very creative. Hemlock offers a wide variety of merchandise options. From t-shirts and hoodies, to Hemlock candles, lunchboxes, antennae balls, panties and tons more.
Hemlock has been called “The Kings of self promotion”and have been noted as the hardest working up and coming metal band. Hemlock has a very entertaining live show as well. Hemlock gets the crowd involved in the show, and puts on the show of a lifetime, every time. The band makes sure that everyone goes home knowing they had fun with Hemlock.
Hemlock has been around since 1993. They have released 9 full length albums. Hemlock has toured the United States extensively, and has also recently toured Canada, Europe and Japan. Hemlock tours about 8 months a year, and has toured with Slayer, Slipknot, Ministry,Meshuggah, Otep, Disturbed, Hatebreed, Lamb of God, Chimiara, Snot, Devil Driver, Machine Head, Mastodon and tons more.
Hemlock is celebrating 25 years! The band was formed back in 1993 by Chad Smith, Brian Smith and Richard Burnett. The band continues to rock across the globe with Chad Smith, Brian Smith, Jesse Akers, and James Gelber. So come celebrate 25 years of music, songs, tours, adventures and hard work with Hemlock!
Absolute Power – is a 5 piece groove metal band out of Des Moines Iowa that prides themselves in a high energy live show !
Murder Earth – Des Moines, IA, Consisting of ex-musicians from PygWalk, Nothing, Vice Grip Throttle,Tripwire, Barter in Blood, Mars On Fire and Painface. Hardcore groove.