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Messenger® is a 3 pc. original hard rock band with a strong message. Their sound arises from Hard Rock/Heavy Metal/Progressive Rock influences from Daughtry & Alter Bridge to Black Sabbath & Rush. The original storyline lyrics are set in sometimes ethereal & progressive style metal and then sometimes just simple, hard rock & blues. The lineup; founder Frank Clifton Herring on vocals, bass guitar and synths, Michael John Hoover on drums and Vlad Gurin on lead guitar are playing clubs, festivals and other events. In late 2008, Messenger recorded and then published their first CD together at the turn of the next year. The bold message and quality musicianship Messenger puts out leaves no question that this is something different from anything else being done today.
The later CD, 'You Choose' , started production the Summer of '11 as a band collaborative work, allowing Vlad more input in the music writing than the first. Paris Hollins, as Producer, worked with Messenger on the 'You Choose' CD as he was engineer and Co-producer on the first effort, "I'm Talking To You". At Vlad's Studio Vovka in Springfield, VA, Vlad engineered the capture tracking and Co-Produced with Frank as Paris in Studio House North in Churchton, MD mixed, produced and mastered the songs. CD release date: Oct. 23, 2012.
Now Vlad and Frank venture into Co-Producing and engineering the new album that has been in production since August '15. The many challenges they have experienced and discoveries they have made will make this a great record. It shall be released on CD Baby!
Messenger® has sold hundreds of CD's, Downloads and DVD's since the turn of 2009 and has found internet & broadcast radio airplay in North, Central and South America, Australia, the U.K., Cyprus and Greece. They bring a great show with good music & loud guitars. Visit their website at .
The music, the musicianship, the melodies, the songwriting and growth are all a part of a larger effort to expand their audience and reach many with their songs. Working with the best professionals in the music business possible; public relations, venues, promoters, etc., will allow Messenger to achieve that goal. Hear the message of Messenger - for the Maker!