Back From Ashes

Back From Ashes

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Back From Ashes, the award winning 2009 Phoenix, AZ Modern Band of the Year + Video of the Year and in the current running fro Independent Artist of the Year & Video of the Year for 2009 is a guaranteed success for any label not looking to sign the same boring crap! We are DESERT CORE!

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Biography

Who are they?
Back From Ashes, the hard hitting band from Arizona unleash an awe-inspiring brand of metal delivering a potent mix of progressive, metal and rock with a sound that is not only unique but
enthralling.

Who or what do they sound like?
To compare Back From Ashes to any other band takes away from the originality of their music.
Their influences range from blues, jazz, classic rock and even death metal. They appeal to any age group and fit so many different genres of music. They mix elements of Heavy Metal, Rock, Hard Core and a style that can only come from those that live under the constant scorching heat of the Arizona sun. If you had to classify their music by genre then put them in their own. Desert Core.

How and when they started making music together.
Back From Ashes was started in 2003 by lead singer Jason Hobel and guitarist Mike Butikofer.
They finalized their line up in 2007 and have been Spreading the Ashes ever since.

What makes their music different?
Back From Ashes’ music is powerful and truly ground breaking. Each song delivers a unique expression of human emotion that each fan is able to connect with in their own way. Whether it is the heart pounding aggression of Misery or the struggling of your own inner demons with The Suffering Within, each song leaves you craving more.

Key career highlights:
Currently in the running for 10 Grammy Nominations!
• 2009 Los Angeles / Phoenix Music Awards
Producer’s Choice Modern Rock Band of the Year Award
• 2008 Star Music Awards
• Best Hard Rock / Heavy Metal Band of the Year
• Nominated Best Rock Band of the Year
• Over 1 Million plays on Myspace in less than a year.
• Endorsed by Jackson Guitars.
• #5 most added on CMJ and # 6 most added on FMQB in the first week of their radio campaign with a total of 108 adds, one behind Ozzy Osbourne himself in both markets. B.F.A. was the only unsigned band in the top 30.
• 10 National streets teams and 1 in Canada. They add one or two a month.
• 13 Band of the Month features on 13 different websites this year.
• 20 interviews this year on radio, TV and the internet with more scheduled every month.
• Back From Ashes’ music is in regular rotation on over 100 internet & college radio stations.
• Back From Ashes is part of 16 social networking sites such as myspace, facebook, sonicbids etc.

Their shows.
With jaw dropping live performances, the emotion they emit on stage is palpable. No two shows are ever alike. No gimmicks, no circus, it’s just the band and their fans that makes each show a heart stopping thrill ride that you never want to leave.

Their fans.
When you become a fan of Back From Ashes you become family. Each member of the band
spends an average of 5 hours every week randomly calling, email and texting their fans all over the world to thank them for their continued support. Whether it’s organizing an event to raise money for a fan that is sick or in need or calling a fan on their birthday, Back From Ashes makes an effort to let each fan know that they truly matter. Back From Ashes’ undying loyalty to their fans and the devotion to perfecting their craft is what makes this band stand out amongst all the rest.

Email andrew@desertcore.com for a full press kit or visit www.backfromashes.info

Lyrics

Misery

Written By: Back From Ashes

Breaking me down, it’s taking my life
I never wanted anything more than clarity might,
I’m feeling this alone in a fight,
No getting my back, I’m trying to … figure it out

Fallen life ashamed of the lows,
The party tricks and sexy girls and nasty hoes,
I can’t resist the life of fame, the fortune named,
Another day… dreaming of it

I am the story of no misery
The life I want is no more misery
I will not take this, no infamy
I won’t pay for your cruelty

Hitting it hard and feeling the lows,
You know I wanted more than this, the fans in droves,
A life is changed by the love for the sound of my beating heart now

Bringing it back and making it real,
I’m under fire from the gun,
The torture wheel,
Trying to make it alone, on my own, am I dreaming of this

I am the story of no misery
The life I want is no more misery
I am the story of no misery
I will not take this, no infamy
I won’t pay for your cruelty
I will not take this, no infamy

I will not take this, no infamy
I won’t pay for your cruelty
I will not take this, no infamy
I am the story of no misery
The life I want is no more misery
I will not take this, no infamy
I won’t pay for your cruelty

The Suffering Within

Written By: Back From Ashes

Walking, walking, walk out, faceless against the crowd, I want to flee and run away home, and free me

Fallen, Fallen, fall down, useless against the loud, I start to feel me fall away out, release me

fall out fall out fall out
I want to breathe
fall out fall out fall out
I want see again

What have I done to me

Reaching, reaching, reach out, calling for you to help, will you help me free away the pain, and clean me

Bleeding, bleeding, breath out, soulless I'm lost, I'm out I want to feel my way back home, believe in me

fall out fall out fall out
I want to breathe
fall out fall out fall out
I want see again

What have I done to me

You have gone
no more
I say
No more
I say

fall out fall out fall out
I want to breathe
fall out fall out fall out
I want see again

What have I done to me

fall out fall out fall out
I want to breathe
fall out fall out fall out
I want see again

What have you done to me

You have gone
No more I say

Walk Away

Written By: Back From Ashes

Feeling down we can't wait, holding back, nothing to gain nothing to say we're jaded

Wasting time, slowing down, falling back, take it away take it away, you're wasted

Hear me - you walk away
I won't fall - as I walk alone
Fear me - you walk away
I swear I'll - leave you on your own

Holding back, I can't take
all your lies, all your lies
taking you down, breaking your mind, you've lost it

Face the truth, I will be stronger than you
you take it away, you've crossed it

Hear me - you walk away
I won't fall - as I walk alone
Fear me - you walk away
I swear I'll - leave you on your own

Suffering - I hate
Suffering - this place
Suffering - you brought
Suffering - me down

Face it now, your demise, our re-birth, nothing to say, nothing to gain your out now

Feeling crossed, we've moved on, better days, see you my friend, never again, we're over it

Hear me - you walk away
I won't fall - as I walk alone
Fear me - you walk away
I swear I'll - leave you on your own

Suffering - I hate
Suffering - this place
Suffering - you brought
Suffering - me down

Welcome To Me

Written By: Back From Ashes

You try to face another nightmare, I fade and now you're all alone
You can't believe this empty feeling
Another fake and now you're on your own

You face this hate I feel the same you bleed alone it's me

Welcome to me now
this is the way I feel
Welcome to me now
right

There it is the truth, this backed up feeling That you think I'm yours and all your own
Then it comes to this, the truth of being, that I'm me and not yours to own

You face this hate I feel the same you bleed alone it's me

Welcome to me now
this is the way I feel
Welcome to me now
Welcome to my hell

I feel nothing waits
for you, this is my own way
I feel like nothing waits
for you, this is my own way

Why can't you face this I will break you I will break you I will break you I will

Welcome to me now
this is the way I feel
Welcome to me now
Welcome to my hell
Right

20-20 Blind

Written By: Back From Ashes

Caught in this rage
the fighting never ends
A place you call a home all the regrets

Is this the final day
That left us all alone
I can not take the pain, do you feel it?

I don't want you and I don't need you and I don't know you
We're 20-20 blind

When will you see my way?
Watch you see it's now or never
There's no way were back again we fight to make it real not that

Why can't I see your way?
Watch you see it's now or never
There is no way to take it back we fought to make it real not that

I felt it all along
The lies you told were cruel
Nothing but your own selfish un-truth

Falling down again
We're left with nothing else
But this pain we caused no more regrets

I don't want you and I don't need you and I don't know you
We're 20-20 blind

When will you see my way?
Watch you see it's now or never
There's no way were back again we fight to make it real not that

Why can't I see your way?
Watch you see it's now or never
There is no way to take it back we fought to make it real not that

I don't want you and I don't need you and I don't know you
We're 20-20 blind

Discography

Self Titled E.P. 2009
Broken 2008

Set List

Walk Away
Welcome To Me
Suffering Within
Pull The Trigger
Am I Free
20-20 Blind
Misery
Walking The Line
Tighrope

Sets last between 30 min. & 60 min. long.