The Blackmail Seduction
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The Blackmail Seduction

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2012 | SELF

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States | SELF
Established on Jan, 2012
Band Rock Alternative




"Billboard Charts"

July 26, 2014 Billboard charts: #12 Heatseekers Albums (top performing releases from new or developing artists), #188 Top Current Albums (top performing albums released in last 18 months, all genres). - Billboard Magazine

"Heard On TV - The Blackmail Seduction on CSI"

The Blackmail Seduction song "War At Home" confirmed for CSI "Merchants of Menace" episode. - Heard On TV

"sleepingbagstudios Album Review"

...honestly The Blackmail Seduction are CRUSHING it...Catchy and loaded with energy, heart and passion...contagious hooks and committed does it ever fill the void in your soul!...just flat-out AWESOME...truly-focused artists at their most creative... - sleepingbagstudios

"MusicExistence Magazine Album Review and Feature."

If this is the future of rock music, then rock music is in good hands...this CD is the best I've heard in 2015...10/10 stars. - MusicExistence Magazine

"Billboard - Number 1"

The Blackmail Seduction - Billboard Regional #1 Album. - Billboard Magazine

"Music Emissions Magazine Album Review"

They bring a unique edge to rock music without straying too far from the point...I can see myself jamming out to this and lip-syncing it in my room...The Blackmail Seduction does an amazing job connecting with their listeners through the music. - Music Emissions Magazine

"Fabryka Music Magazine Album Review"

5 out of 5...Epic...the likes of Led Zeppelin or Deep Purple. - Fabryka Music Magazine

"Skope Magazine Album Review"

The Blackmail Seduction is rock done right. Blasting forth with energy it recalls the best elements of classic rock. - Skope Magazine

"Gashouse Radio Album Review"

Bottom Line: I loved this CD. It was the best Indie release I have heard this year. - Gashouse Radio

"Rock N Roll View Album Review"

McClellan has a great vocal range for rock and he has excellent control - Rock N Roll View

"Vents Magazine Album Review"

Pure punk fun...rock gold...In the case of The Blackmail Seduction, the music truly delivers. - Vents Magazine

"AllWhatsRock Album Review"

I felt as if I had just listened to something very special...a must have offering for anyone who wants to hear great music, amazing vocals in addition to first class studio work...a first class album. - AllWhatsRock

"PenWeb Album Review"

War At Home is the type of epic song we're not used to hearing rises and falls - it breaks down and is made new again...a bit like Mastodon without the mind altering substances. - PenWeb


Still working on that hot first release.



The Blackmail Seduction is an American rock band – one part Los Angeles and one part Minneapolis.  Their self-titled debut album peaked at #12 on Billboard’s Heatseekers Albums chart, at #188 on the Billboard Top Current Albums chart, and at #1 on the Midwest Regional Albums chart.  Their debut has been added to rotation at over 100 CMJ-reporting radio stations, charting in the top 200 most played nationally with multiple major-market number ones and top tens.  The Blackmail Seduction’s music has also been heard on CBS Television and CSI, and has been compared to Cheap Trick, Green Day, Tom Petty, Foo Fighters, and Queens of the Stone Age.

Band Members