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    10-song studio album is in-progress and will be available later this year.


    10-song studio album is in-progress and on its way!


    A little about the band and their equipment. ​

    Steven Hunter


    Steve's performance equipment includes his Shure SM58, a six-pack of beer, and a pack of cigarettes. In addition to vocals, he also does the artwork and lyrics for Crowning the Tyrant.

    Joe Watring


    Joe's equipment includes a Jackson Pro Series Misha Monsoor Signature Juggernaut HT6 guitar, an LTD M-1000 Guitar, Line 6 Spider IV 150 Watt Head, and Peavey 00459820 Cab. Joe is well known for his patience.

    Kain Messick


    Equipment includes his Schecter Blackjack EX Baritone Diamond Series Guitar, a Line 6 Spider IV 150 Watt Head, and Randall RS412KHX Cab. Kain was born into the Sasnakra cult, where he explored the dark arts, which would later influence his guitar writing.

    Joshua Lee


    Equipment includes a Mapex Saturn IV MH Exotic 6-piece kit, Mapex Warbird 12in Snare Drum, Gibraltar Front and Side Racks, Zildjian Cymbals, Roland KD9 Kick Pad, Roland TM-2 Module, and Roland PDX-100 10in Mesh Head Drum Pad. When he's not drumming, he does guitar and vocals for his solo project.

    John Joz


    Equipment includes Warwick Corvette Bass Guitar, Fernandex Teb-1 Bass Guitar, Fender Super Bassman 300 Tube Amp, Dark Glass Micro Tube 500 Amp, SWR Megoliath 8x10 Bass Cabinet, and Fender Rumble 1x15 Bass Cabinet. John is also the point of contact for booking.

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