Lake of the Ozarks Missouri based Heavy Rock / Metal band ETCHED IN EMBERS has released the official music video for their new single, “Fear’! The song plunges the listener through a mix of emotions, from despair and confusion to strength and revolution. Going from the pumping and driven intro and verses, to the swaying release of the chorus, capped off with a signature Tyler Kenyon guitar solo, the song hits all the right feels, and is a much needed anthem for today’s world.
The single was produced by Chris Dawson (SAUL, Any Given Sin, Lines of Loyalty), with the video filmed / directed by J.T. Ibanez, “Fear” is the band’s third single with more slated to release throughout the rest of 2022.
“Life has been very difficult for a lot of people. Fear has been this massive weight that people need to shed as they return to normal life, and we want to be there singing this song with them as they do.” – Russell Rhodenizer
With a heavy slate of shows this summer with bands such as Badflower, 10 Years, Any Given Sin, Kingdom Collapse, Picturesque, Outline in Color, Archers, Atrifas, and more, the band is ecstatic that shows / tours have resumed to normal levels.
“This gives us back the opportunity to share face to face in the emotion a song like ‘Fear’ creates within our fans,” added Rhodenizer.
Missouri Based Rockers Etched in Embers burst onto the scene in Jan. of 2020. After spending the early months of their existence working to lay the foundation of their debut album, they were faced, as many others, with the world coming to a screeching halt. Enter the Pandemic that gripped the Nation, World, and the Music Industry squarely in its clutches.
As uncertainty set in, the band decided to batten down and forge ahead behind the scenes, working around the new found obstacles laid out in front of them. Battling close calls with Covid-19, the lockdowns, and the inability to play shows, they began seeking avenues to continue work on their much anticipated debut. The Band, as fans of many of the up and coming artists that grace the Airwaves of SiriusXM Octane, as well as Radio Stations across the country, sought out the person that was instrumental in helping some of these Artists reach the next level.
Enter Chris Dawson(SAUL, Any Given Sin, Lines of Loyalty, As Strange As Angels). “Working with Chris has been an amazing experience. Not only from the musical side, but the entire Brand Building Package”, says Russ Rhodenizer. “It was definitely a new and unfamiliar experience working remotely, without ever meeting Chris, or stepping foot in his studio. He made that a remarkably easy process, and we knew we were in good hands. Taking the raw tracks we had recorded back in February, Chris worked his magic, arranging and producing, turning “Sail the Silence” into a Monster, Anthemic Rock Single.
The song is Rhodenizers take on the need to disconnect from all the “noise” and “dissonance” we experience in our social media worlds. “I had to learn to not engage or debate in these online environments. It can be quite damaging to our state of mind to be surrounding ourselves with all the discontent and division. Sail the Silence is the term I used when faced with those situations. It is very empowering to be able to scroll past the wolves that attempt to bait you in”, states Rhodenizer.
“Sail the Silence” pairs soaring harmonies and powerful lyrics, over hypnotic guitar work to pull the Listener in, and take them for a ride.
Etched in Embers rolled in to 2021 with some steam afforded by the success they saw with “Sail the Silence”. Continuing the march toward their debut album, they entered the studio once again with Dawson, to work together co-writing the aggressive and passionate “Bring Me Back”. Hitting Airwaves on July 27th, 2021, this rocker touches upon some heavy human emotion by way of a monster riff opening, a pumping rhythmic feel, and reeling it all in with a powerfully delivered chorus.
2022 is shaping up to be a great year. As the Band prepares to release their highly anticipated Anthemic New Single ‘Fear’, along with the thought invoking accompanying video shot by the talented J.T. Ibanez, the focus is hitting the road and connecting with the fans. Etched in Embers will be out supporting bands such as Badflower, 10 Years, Any Given Sin, Kingdom Collapse, The L.I.F.E. Project, Archers, Messer and more.