Unlocking The Truth

Unlocking The Truth

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Unlocking the Truth is a young heavy metal band from Brooklyn, NY, who write and create their own lyrics and music. Malcolm Brickhouse (electric guitar), Jarad Dawkins (drums) and Alec Atkins (new bassist). They are in the 6th grade and they are all pretty good students too.


Biography

Unlocking the Truth is a young heavy metal/hard rock band from Brooklyn, New York, who write and create their own lyrics and music. The band members are Malcolm Brickhouse (electric guitar), Jarad Dawkins (drums) and Alec Atkins (new bassist). Malcolm and Jarad formed their first band Tears of Blood in 2007. The boys are in the 6th grade and they’re pretty good students too.

Unlocking the Truth competed at Amateur Night at the Apollo Theater (aka Tears of Blood / http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_3k8BhT5cI) and made it to the Show-Off Round and have been performing at festivals around New York City, as well as in Times Square. Unlocking the Truth also performed at The Bitter End as part of the Youth Art Forum's Cystic Fibrosis Foundation fund-raiser, Black Thorn 51, Hank's Saloon and The Trash Bar, to name a few.

Unlocking the Truth recently competed in the AfroPunk Battle of the Bands. Although they didn't win the battle, they're going to perform at the AfroPunk Festival on August 25th. The band recently appeared on Totally Biased, hosted by W. Kamau Bell and Fuse News TV. They were interviewed by Vice/Noisey.com (http://noisey.vice.com/blog/unlocking-the-truth-is-the-most-brutal-sixth-grade-metal-band-ever-ever-ever-ever) and they're being reviewed all over the internet.

Unlocking the Truth completed their upcoming CDs: Madness, featuring the singles: Madness, Start the Game and Take Control, as well as the CD, Paranoid, featuring the singles: Paranoid and Until the End. They're in the process of completing their third and fourth CDs: Physical Therapy and Unlocking the Truth. The expected completion date is summer 2013.

Unlocking the Truth were inspired by Chelsea Grin, Motionless in White, Escape the Fate, SlipKnot, Metallica, Disturbed, and others.

Unlocking the Truth’s goal is to become one of the world's best heavy metal bands, and with their music, they want to encourage their fans to just be themselves and not be intimidated by what people say.

Heavy metal is in their blood. That is why they do it so well.

Set List

1. Fear the Night
2. Madness
3. Destruction
4. Start the Game
5. Anything Else
6. Escape
7. Love
8. Recreant - Chelsea Grin (band)
9. Star Spangled Banner
10. Physical Therapy
11. Clock by Syn
12. Monster