Fifth Freedom
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Fifth Freedom

Portland, Maine, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2008

Portland, Maine, United States
Established on Jan, 2008
Band Rock Southern Rock


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This band has not uploaded any videos



"Rob Kennedy"

From the first time I heard them in 2009, I knew they would be the biggest band in the state if not country, all they need is to take it to the masses. After proving themselves on a grueling tour opening for one of the top rock acts in the world, I think they are well on their way” -Rob Kennedy WTOS 105.1 - WTOS Mountain of Pure Rock

"Jon Lawhon from "Black Stone Cherry""

“Fifth Freedom is a true rock band that is first and foremost about the music and backs it up live all the way, everyone should listen!” -Jon Lawhon, Bass Guitar, Black Stone Cherry - Black Stone Cherry

"Bill Murphy 106.3 FM"

“The 3 pronged guitar attack is going to put these guys in the stratosphere, no one elseis doing it, not locally, not nationally. ThinkThe Black Crowes with more soul and talent” -Bill “The Bonedriver” Murphy Formally of 106.3 FM Portland Maine - Rock 106.3

"Portland Press Herald debut album review"

“ 3.5 out of 4 stars From the opening riffof their self titled debut, they’re gonnashow you who’s boss with classically tinged southern metal riffs these guys are going totake you for a ride”
-Portland Press Herald - Portland Press Herald

"National Rock Review live review (on tour with Black Stone Cherry)"

“Coming swinging out of the gate, the almost unknown Fifth Freedom was the act of the night to watch. Just like Black Stone Cherry, watch these guys. They aren’t huge yet, but after this show, its easy to see they are well on their way” -National Rock Review in Detroit, MI - National Rock Review

"Fifth Freedom appears on NBC affiliate WCHS 6"

On Wednesday, September 28th Fifth Freedom appeared on Maine's NBC affiliate station WCSH6 for the 207 segment. A half-hour segment that airs every weeknight at 7 pm featuring Maine music, art, food local events and culture. The band played two songs from their new full-length album "Heartbreak & Hellfire" including the first single, "Coming Back for More" and was interviewed by Caroline Cornish. You can watch the video at the link above! - NBC WCHS 6 Portland Maine


2014 - Fifth Freedom, self titled. Debuted at No.1 in Bull Moose Stores
Recorded at Music Is Me, Glassgow Kentucky. Jon Lawhon Executive Producer.

2016 - Heartbreak and Hellfire
Recorded at Halo Studios, Westbrook, Me.  Mastered at Gateway Studios Portland, Me
Remained No.1 for the second half of the year in 2016 locally at bull moose stores, debuted no.47 on iTunes for new rock. Top local selling record of 2016



Fifth Freedom brings a modern attack to classically rooted rock with bluesy swagger while maintaining the tightness and dynamics of lots of hard rock and heavy metal, making them a favorite of active rock, southern rock, and metal fans alike.

 In 2014 Fifth Freedom Released their self-titled debut record which debuting at No.1 at Bull Moose music (a 12 location New England record store chain), The band embarked on a two month tour across the United States on tour supporting the internationally known group Black Stone Cherry which earned the band national attention and airplay on both college and terrestrial radio.  

 Long-time members Alan Jones (vocals/guitars) and Gary Marston (drums) stayed the course while the band endured some line-up changes.  In 2015, the band was joined by Ian Dyer on guitars and Seth McClellan on bass which activated a new energy and focus within Fifth Freedom that transposed into powerful new songs. In the winter of 2016 the band entered the studio to track their sophomore record titled: “Heartbreak & Hellfire" with Jon Wyman at The Halo Studios.  The album includes a full breadth of songs that range from heavy rock anthems to bluesy ballads that shout from the very depths of frontman Alan Jones' soul.  The album was mastered by Grammy Award winning mastering engineer, Adam Ayanand the renowned Gateway Mastering Studios in Portland, ME.

Released in late July in 2016, Heartbreak and Hellfire became the top selling local album for the year at Bull Moose stores. The Band continues to perform and write regularly and is ready to perform as many dates as possible.

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