Back in 2006, Nick Nowell fronted a great local metal band called Thorn vs. Side. The band put out a great EP, Arson, before Nowell imploded the band and decided to become a teacher.
Over the past three years, Nowell has kept his instrumental chops in order by playing with a variety of nationally known death metal acts. But recently, he decided to have a go at a local combo once again and Sunrise Cemetery was formed.
Nowell was kind enough to send over a track, "Ruiner," from Sunrise Cemetery's soon to be released debut for the readers of DC9.
Nowell says his new band is more pop/punk and that certainly shows in "Ruiner." The guy has always had an interesting Cheap Trick fetish and it's nice to hear the melody shine through on this track.
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Sunrise Cemetery's CD release show is at the Prophet Bar on the 28th of August. It is also a reunion show for Red Animal War.