HEAD – Original Band from Vancouver, Canada

Bio

HEAD was borne of the twisted psyches of misfits and outcasts. Their collective histories hint at the slightly skewed nature of the music. 

“… the quality of the writing, performance, and execution, is outstanding on “Dear Father.” “…vocals with real attitude, edge, rasp, & venom…” (Jer from Sleeping Bag Studios)

HEAD is rock. A little industrial, sexually moody, heavy, but melodic. HEAD is dark, but highly-charged. HEAD is controversial and edgy.

“Dense with a mingling of keyboards and guitar. Accessible but still not obvious. There is a lot going on…” “You don’t really need the story. It serves as an inspiration and is an outline that gives Dear Father its shape, but the songs can stand on their own.” (Tom Harrison, music reviewer)

Coquettish vocals; electro-slash guitars; mood altering keyboards; intoxicating rhythms laced with dark, erotic lyrics. HEAD is Lyric, Stone, oD, The Phantom and Styxx.(Read their bios below)
HEAD is art-rock, alternative, progressive, industrial Halestorm and Evanescence mud wrestling with Nine Inch Nails and Garbage…

“Dear Father” is HEAD’s 2nd full length studio album, released in April 28, 2018, recorded at Warehouse Studio, Zed Studio and Wave Studio in Vancouver, produced by Stone and Sheldon Zaharko; mastered by Andy VanDette at Engine Room Audio, New York. Supported by Creative BC and the Province of British Columbia. The conclusion of the story of a woman named Alberta; a dark journey inside her troubled past and the path she fell into as a result…

“Dear Father is definitely the best I’ve heard the band sounding to-date…an album that’s really about the sound of a band that’s got incredible balance between its strengths… “The power of the emotion, melody, & music combined… is seriously breathtaking and incredible…” (Jer from Sleeping Bag Studios)

HEAD’s 1st studio album, “Afraid to Sleep” was launched Feb 20 2016. “Afraid to Sleep” was recorded at the Warehouse and Zed Productions, again produced by Stone, Sheldon Zaharko and HEAD. Mastered by Andy VanDette Engine Room Audio New York. “Afraid to Sleep” is the first of two concept albums. Meet Alberta and follow her down, through myriads of dark emotions and her chaotic life…

HEAD’s self titled EP (2015) was recorded at The Warehouse and Zed Productions with Stone and Sheldon Zaharko at the helm. The self titled EP was Produced by Stone, HEAD and Sheldon Zaharko.. Mastered by Andy VanDette Engine Room Audio New York.

For more HEAD info and to read the story of Alberta, visit:
http://www.headmusic.ca

Social media
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http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/head1
http://www.reverbnation.com/head_music
https://www.facebook.com/The.band.HEAD
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https://soundcloud.com/head_music 
Youtube channel http://www.goo.gl/x9lqZj

Purchase the album here https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/dear-father/1362141158 

“Sex Like Rock Stars”, the 1st radio/video single was shot and edited by Jeremy Gladstone from Sleeping Bag Studios. Directed by Jeremy Gladstone and HEAD. Video released March 22nd 2016. “Sex Like Rock Stars” video uses mannequins, music and back stage antics to portray the story behind the song. Sexy, twisted and highly anticipated. Released on HEAD Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qtDD8FrPLv0

Sex like Rock Stars track released DMDS July 28 2016.

Reviews:
Dear Father 
Tom Harrison – http://www.tomharrisonmusic.com/2018/04/30/cd-reviews-head-jeff-wyatt
Jer Gladstone – http://sleepingbagstudios.ca/head-dear-father

Afraid to Sleep
AZARIA MAGAZINE; 
https://goo.gl/OjvfLN
http://www.indie-spoonful.com/single-post/2016/09/29/HEADs-Afraid-to-Sleep-is-Addictive
http://skopemag.com/2016/08/24/head-afraid-to-sleep
http://mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=193270
http://hammerrecords.blogspot.ca/2016/08/straight-to-your-head.html
http://sleepingbagstudios.ca/head-head
http://skopemag.com/2015/05/15/head

Take a glimpse inside HEAD…

Lyric:
Many have lived a troubled past; few have come through it so well.
A survivor of alcoholic parents, an abusive father, kidnapping and death threats towards her family, Lyric exorcises her demons onstage through song.
“I use my past as a vehicle for ascension through music”… and that she does.
Whether it be the song’s subject matter, her yearning, soul-searching voice, or while she’s seductively whispering to the audience as one, her stage performance will leave you feeling as if you’ve known her all your life and at the same time as if you’ve never seen anyone like her…

Stone:
It started with a concept.
Stone was there.
The concept took its first flight in song.
Stone was there.
If Lyric can be said to be the soul of HEAD, then Stone is the heart… literally a “heart of Stone”.
But, while Lyric uses her voice to share her pain, Stone was never much for conversation (despite a wicked wit and deep wisdom)
Steeped in orchestral music and always drawn to darkness, his keyboards were his voice from an early age.
His moods, the richness of texture, intensity and depth are what binds the music of HEAD together and the shackles that capture and hypnotize the listener…

oD:
The first thing most notice about oD is his peculiarity, and while a pronounced strangeness is definitely present… first impressions being what they are, it falls significantly short of the mark.
From a dark background (literally – he was kept in total darkness for the first 6 months of his life) he brings to the foreground the initial razor-slash of his stringed soundscapes, his versatility… his brooding stage presence constantly taunting, beckoning, luring the audience to follow him at their own peril, on a journey only he knows…
oD force feeds the grit and the drive, as well as a slight unpredictability and chaotic wildness, leaving his followers wondering how they arrived here… hmmm… that’s oD…

The Phantom:
Nobody knows too much about The Phantom.
He materializes for shows, rehearsing and recording, but the times between those events?
No one’s really sure.
It’s not clear where he goes, what his history is, how he arrives… even who he is beyond… he’s The Phantom.
What IS obvious is the pulse and enchanted rhythm of those trench-ripping, dark bass lines that drip from his long fingers, compelling audiences to sway with him…to follow him down the next black passageway…to be led anywhere…resistance is futile…

Styxx:
Being locked in the cellar for most of his youth… that changes a person.
Styxx took his frustrations and abandonment issues out on anything nearby that could withstand his constant punishment, beating on the very foundation of his prison, learning to channel his anger and violence in rhythm.
Deep, primal, primitive rhythms that pulse and drive the music irresistibly forward…
Styxx became the very foundation that imprisoned him, finally breaking out and emerging like the beast reborn…into the musical enigma that is HEAD…

HEAD…let it take you in, envelope you whole, swallow your soul, warp your mind… come with us on a journey into HEAD

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