Blackheart Honeymoon

Blackheart Honeymoon

 Seattle, Washington, USA
BandAmericanaPop

This Seattle-based roots/pop/rock quintet will shred your ears and melt your heart.

Biography

Ian Prebo (vocals & guitar) and Wesley Amundsen (upright bass) are best friends going all the way back to Boy Scouts and have always shared a passion for American folk music. When Ian began writing rootsy, alt-country songs and hitting the open mics during his stint in film school, it made perfect sense to team up with his old scouting buddy. They added Steve Andrea on lead guitar and a few more guys, then recorded a six song EP at Kill Room Studios in 2013.

The CD was well received by fans and critics. Then, suddenly, half the band quit.

So, Ian, Wes & Steve tracked down Dusty Hayes (drums) and Adrienne Marie Pollock (keys & vocals), and for the past two years, the quintet has been rapidly entrenching itself in Seattle's roots-rock/Americana community, regularly gigging at favorite clubs such as The Crocodile, Tractor and The Sunset with other up & coming local hopefuls.

Blackheart Honeymoon returned to Kill Room Studios last February to record twelve new tracks for their debut full-length, “Mountains Speak� (released 8/7/15), with producer, Ben Jenkins (Hobosexual, Walking Papers, Young Evils). The record has been charting on radio stations across the country and the title track was included in CMJ's July Mixtape. Flattering reviews from such notable press as Magnet, The Big Takeover and Elmore magazine continue to filter in as the band prepares for a Fall/Winter West coast tour.

The group is keeping busy in the mean time, they shot two music videos over the Summer to accompany their album. Currently in post production, the videos should go live any time now. And, the band recently made a trip to Bear Creek Studios to record a single with Jerry Streeter (Lumineers, Brandi Carlile), the resulting track, "Rest in Bone" turned out incredible and will be released later this Fall on Lost Hymn Recordings.

Blackheart Honeymoon are already writing new material for their sophomore album which promises to include more of their heart-felt song crafting, but with even more expansive production techniques. With so many new stories and experiences under their belt, there can be no doubt that their next record will turn even more heads, prick more ears and melt more hearts.

Discography

“Nothing and Everything Else” EP (released May, 2013)

“Mountains Speak” LP (released August 7th, 2015)