Third Law Of Motion
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Third Law Of Motion

Tacoma, Washington, United States | SELF

Tacoma, Washington, United States | SELF
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Jul
15
Third Law Of Motion @ Charlie's Tavern

Olympia, Washington, USA

Olympia, Washington, USA

Jun
17
Third Law Of Motion @ Louie G's

Fife, Washington, USA

Fife, Washington, USA

May
27
Third Law Of Motion @ Fuel

Seattle, Washington, USA

Seattle, Washington, USA

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“Weight of the World”
Founded in September 2008, Third Law of Motion is the newest signee to Maurice the Fish Records. With their melodic hard rock sound, the band is a new species of “Fish” in Maurice’s “fish bowl,” bringing electric steel and metal-worthy vocals to the label’s variety of acoustic, funk, rock and indie artists.

Third Law of Motion takes listeners back to the golden age of grungy 1990s metal – think Soundgarden, Alice in Chains, Stone Temple Pilots. But there is a quality to their music that breaks away from the expected into their own signature sound of power metal with plenty of memorable hooks. All songs on the CD were written by lead vocalist/guitarist Mike Hahn.

The title track kicks the CD off with an air raid siren and crunchy dual-rhythm guitars. The lyrics are not a collection of metal clichés, but instead reveal the story of a young man who is feeling the weight of the world on his shoulders and he is about to blow. “Can’t take the weight of the world on my own,” Hahn sings, and his voice is strong and clear.

“Echo” is about getting out of your head to let go of the past before it destroys you. The sounds of an increasingly loud mob in the background add urgency to the song, as if something is coming, bearing down. “Haunting are the echoes in your mind/ you know you should move on.”

“September Morning” is an authentic power ballad to raise a lighter to. “I woke up one September morning/ this was the first morning/ you were gone and it hit me with the pain….” It is a song about loss, but with assurance that someone who cares is watching, encouraging. “You need to carry on/ do the best that you can do.” Hahn’s vocals give the song raw emotion.

The CD’s final track, “Drowned,” is a commentary on the rat race and trying to keep up with life. “…the challenges that make us all men/ asked the defining question/ ‘boy, will you sink or will you swim?....’” The song, and album, ends with this sage advice: “...embrace the path that life engages/ ‘cause I know that there’s a better way/ for a better day.”

Catch Third Law of Motion live at an all-ages showJune 17, at Louie G’s Pizzeria in Fife (5219 Pacific Hwy. E.), 8 p.m. On July 10 the band plays the new rock venue Backstage Bar and Grill in Tacoma (6409 6th Ave.). Download “Weight of the World” on Amazon.com.

- Tacoma Weekly


Members of this project have had the opportunity to have their music showcased on NorthWest Cable News "Ski Northwest" television program and also were able to compete with 250 other Seattle/Tacoma local bands to land in the 104.9 Funky Monkey battle of the bands,making it all the way to the semi-finals. Their music has been played on 99.9 KISW and 104.9,it has also been featured on the Discovery Channel in a Jesse James special and has been intro to B.J Shea on his talk show....more current press reviews will post as they become available in the near future. - M.Hahn


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Third Law Of Motion, CD is available at CD baby and Myspace.com/thirdlawofmotion

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Third Law Of Motion is a heavy mainstream hard rock band that has a cutting edge, raw, streetwise appeal. Heavy but melodic,their music has interesting changes that break from traditional cliché song structures and offers a brand new refreshing sound with heartfelt soul and melodies that stick with you long after the cd player is turned off. Founded in September 2008,the band has hopes of breaking into the world scene to share their sound with the rest of the world.
Third Law Of Motion has been playing the Pacific N.W music scene exclusivley and after their debut CD release in December 2009 they have opened up for National Acts such as The Bullet Boys,Seasons After,L.A Guns and Divide The Day the band has even earned a spot on the Seattle Hempfest 2010 concert series this summer.