Very soon the band American Terror will releases their debut album Influencer and their fans will probably be very happy and enthusiastic?!
American Terror was formed in early 2019 with a vision by vocalist Brad Cox to create a band with an aggressive, unique sound, blending metal, punk, and hard rock. Brad Cox teamed up with longtime friend and guitarist Pat Valley to get the new project off the ground. Completing the line-up is drummer Rob Hammersmith (SkidRow), bassist Murphy Karges (Sugar Ray), and DJ Soulman (Phunk Junkeez). The track She`s A Bitch,
With the band’s lineup in place, they set out to assemble a team to help with their launch. Brad Cox reached out to legendary producer Mike Clink (Guns N’ Roses, Megadeth, Metallica). The two of them have collaborated on numerous projects and have a publishing & music company, Black Paw Music. Mike’s enthusiasm after hearing the EP led to an introduction to Thom Hazaert at EMP Label Group (co- founded by Megadeth bassist David Ellefson), and three weeks later, a deal was signed. The track Judgement,
A soft release of their first EP in the Summer of 2019 was followed by singles in the Spring of 2020. Momentum built quickly with features on Spotify’s editorial and algorithmic playlists, and many YouTune views.
With the momentum leading up to their first full-length release and the world on lockdown due to Covid-19, American Terror decided to focus on tracking new material and shaping their sound. According to Brad Cox, «the band elevated the project to a new level and truly found their identity».
The American Terror story is still being written and the band is excited for the next chapter!