Comprised of band members Zak Stevens (vocals, whose credits include Circle II Circle, Savatage), Matt Leff (guitars), Chris Rapoza (bass), and Jeff Plate (drums, whose credits include Trans Siberian Orchestra, Savatage, Metal Church),the Boston-based band Machines of Grace manages to both pay tribute to their metal forefathers while also keeping a modern hard rock edge throughout their just-issued self-titled debut.
And now, Machines of Grace are fully prepared to do battle with the big names of rock and metal, as the group recently signed on with Redlion Music (aka the Redlion Family). Right now, the group is planning to take it to the stage, as preparations are underway to bring Machines of Grace to the European Festival circuit for the summer, with further dates planned to begin in the early fall.
And the accolades continue to pour in, including the following:
"Before Machines of Grace took the stage most of the crowd had no clue who they were. By the time they left the stage they owned the crowd". - Heavymetalsuite101.com
"The Moment" is the sort of track that has AOR hit single written all over it". - Metalreviews.com
"If there was ever a band that has all the pieces of the puzzle in place, it is this one. There is also a bonding that goes back a long ways, that bond is what makes this one of the tightest units you will ever hear". - SeaOfTranquility.com
"The self-titled debut 'Machines Of Grace' is one of those legendary "Monster" albums that has something for everyone on it". - Rockoveramerica.com
"MoG's attention to emotion and mood adds a professional soundscape missing in our "single" fixated music marketplace. It also shows how accomplished the core musicianship of this band really is". - GuitarFueledRock.com
Soon, metalheads worldwide will be able to experience what the buzz is all about on a concert stage near your hometown, as Machines of Grace are guaranteed to rock the house down!
"Machines Of Grace is that '71 Chevelle SS that you have been working on in your shop for years...and now it's time to take it to the strip and show it off!", exclaims Plate, when asked about the MoG concert experience. "This is the next step in bringing Machines Of Grace to the masses. With our experience, the musicianship and quality songs that we carry, and desire to win over every person at every show, I know we will not disappoint."
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