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Metal/Punk: Heavy Metal Rock: Hard Rock Moods: Featuring Guitar Metal/Punk: Thrash/Speed Metal Moods: Mood: Angry

By Location
United States - Illinois

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Hemi

Armed with loud guitars, aggressive vocals, and thunderous drums this Chicago based group sets its attack on the music world with the intention of bringing Heavy Metal back to the masses.

A hard-working Chicago-based metal unit that specializes in no-frills, take-no-prisoners hard rock, thrash, and vintage heavy metal in the vein of artists like Metallica, Motörhead, Judas Priest, Black Sabbath, and Megadeth, HEMI were formed in 2003 and currently reside around the core grouping of lead vocalist and bass player Trent Zuberi, lead guitarist and backing vocalist Tim Wilkens, rhythm guitarist Sean Turnbull, and drummer/percussionist Mike Cieplik.

After honing their "true metal" sound regionally and settling on a lineup, in 2007 the band issued its debut album, Fire in the Sky, which received a positive response from the hard rock community. HEMI followed up their success in 2012 with their first concert album/DVD, The Chosen Ones: Live in the Fire, which was recorded the year prior. The group's sophomore studio long-player, Undivided Intentions, marking the beginning of their collaboration with famed producer AJ Kolar, arrived in 2014 with a MotorHead tribute EP titled MotorHEMI following in 2016.

The highly anticipated, Avalon was released in 2018 to an overwhelming worldwide response and spawned the singles, “Death Wizard” and “Re/Vengeance”. In 2019, IMPACT Wrestling, a division of Anthem Sports & Media, licensed “Decay” for use on their weekly television program “IMPACT” and Rebellion pay-per-view in April. A remix of the title track later titled “Avalon Averted (The Fixer Remix)” produced in collaboration with RavensFilm Productions was also licensed by IMPACT Wrestling for the Bound for Glory pay-per-view event in October. Both events along with the weekly program are seen in over 120+ countries worldwide and on AXS TV, Twitch, and Pursuit Channel in the United States.

HEMI is currently writing their next album slated for a 2020 release.

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