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Bless the Dead was established in April of 2013.  The band, (Noah Welborn, Allen White, Jon Gray, Mike Christian, Keith Graham) have created a mix of Hard Rock, Groove Metal sound with a Southern feel all coming from the southeastern side of the United States.

Band influences include Pantera, Clutch, Faith No More, High on Fire, Corrosion of Conformity, Sevendust, Motörhead, and Down.  BTD debuted live April 25, 2013 at Masquerade, Atlanta Ga. To start, they would release of 2 songs (Das Boot, Jonny Law) in June of 2014 playing many shows in the southeast. Summer of 2015 there first EP with Jason Wade of Wade Audio, was released at local shows and many avenues online.  Fall of 2016 another EP (VUL  VA) which was recorded with Wade Audio was released as It gained air play touching all over the U.S and some international cities on many internet radio stations.

December of 2018 BTD signed with SLIPTRICK RECORDS out of Latvia, Europe. They will work together on the 2019 release, ‘THE BOARS NEST’.  October of 2019 contract signed for first European tour of UKRAINE/POLAND/BALTIC STATES earned in support of the BOARS NEST. Due to covid-19, April 2020, all tours and shows were put on hold.  Throughout the remaining year, focus has been put to writing next full length LP. In the meantime, Jan. 26th 2021, OVERDUE LIES a mini-EP has been release with Sliptrick Records.

BTD bring their influence celebration in sound/lyrics to salute in some shape/fashion influences that have passed, wins/losses in life, all while bringing some of the best and worst things in this life to surface.  Live for the day, as were not promised tomorrow. Do YOU, and give em hell while you do it! Crack open a beer and hit it wide open!  Indulge, get your fix, Live YOUR life, and smile your still here.  Just bring us along for the journey as we BLESS THE DEAD!

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Bless the Dead was established in April of 2013.  The band, (Noah Welborn, Allen White, Jon Gray, Mike Christian, Keith Graham) have created a mix of Hard Rock, Groove Metal sound with a Southern feel all coming from the southeastern side of the United States.

Band influences include Pantera, Clutch, Faith No More, High on Fire, Corrosion of Conformity, Sevendust, Motörhead, and Down.  BTD debuted live April 25, 2013 at Masquerade, Atlanta Ga. To start, they would release of 2 songs (Das Boot, Jonny Law) in June of 2014 playing many shows in the southeast. Summer of 2015 there first EP with Jason Wade of Wade Audio, was released at local shows and many avenues online.  Fall of 2016 another EP (VUL  VA) which was recorded with Wade Audio was released as It gained air play touching all over the U.S and some international cities on many internet radio stations.

December of 2018 BTD signed with SLIPTRICK RECORDS out of Latvia, Europe. They will work together on the 2019 release, ‘THE BOARS NEST’.  October of 2019 contract signed for first European tour of UKRAINE/POLAND/BALTIC STATES earned in support of the BOARS NEST. Due to covid-19, April 2020, all tours and shows were put on hold.  Throughout the remaining year, focus has been put to writing next full length LP. In the meantime, Jan. 26th 2021, OVERDUE LIES a mini-EP has been release with Sliptrick Records.

BTD bring their influence celebration in sound/lyrics to salute in some shape/fashion influences that have passed, wins/losses in life, all while bringing some of the best and worst things in this life to surface.  Live for the day, as were not promised tomorrow. Do YOU, and give em hell while you do it! Crack open a beer and hit it wide open!  Indulge, get your fix, Live YOUR life, and smile your still here.  Just bring us along for the journey as we BLESS THE DEAD!

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Born MAY 3rd 1980. Start playing drums at age 4. Brought up playing country/gospel in the 80’s before a teenager. The 90’s brought heavier music and a love for racing... CLICK FOR MORE
Born MAY 3rd 1980. Start playing drums at age 4. Brought up playing country/gospel in the 80’s before a teenager. The 90’s brought heavier music and a love for racing motocross which slowed musicianship down from the ages of 15-25. Age 25, started back playing in all types of bands including cover bands. Influences stem from the 70’s all the way to today’s music. Led Zeppelin and John Bonham were a huge influence at an early age. Growing up in the 80’s and 90’s developed ears that loved bands like Metallica, Guns n Roses, ACDC, Pantera, and Slayer to name a few.



DRUMMING INFLUENCES: John Bonham, Shannon Larkin, Dave Lombardo, Vinnie Paul, Dave Groul, Mike Portnoy, Danny Carrey, Carter Beauford and Stewart Copland.



HONORABLE MENTIONS FOR BANDS TO JAM TO: Gojira, Nirvana, Misfits, Tool, Dead Kennedy’s, Social Distortion, White Zombie, Meshuggah, Iron maiden, Machine Head, Korn, In Flames, Opeth, Lamb of god, Slipknot, Stone temple pilots, Sublime, Tom Petty, Behemoth, NIN, Dark Funeral, Devil Driver, Doors, Radiohead, Clutch, Gorillaz, Krisiun, Lorna Shore, Mastodon, Jimmy Hendrix, Sound Garden, Slipknot, Muse, Arctic Monkeys, Black Keys, Lumineers, The Cult, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Queen, Sturgill Simpson, The Black Crows, White Stripes, Jonny Cash, Blind Melon, Killer be Killed, Sepultura, Trivium, Motley Crew, CCR, MegaDeath, Chemical Brothers, Static X, System of a Down, The Offspring, Beastie Boys, any country before 1994, as well as many others.


OTHER FAVORITES/INTEREST include street bikes, motocross, piano, guitar, Mexican food, outdoor festivals, beach, lake, mountains, and any football game. Appreciates ALL types and genres of music. Just depends on the mood of the day.


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