Founded in the shadow of the Iron Curtain, in Nuremberg Germany in 1980, Doubting Tomas has undergone a number of name and personnel changes on its journey through time. The one consistent throughout time has been its Hard Rock foundation, according to lead guitarist, vocalist and founding member Bill Brewster. We were fortunate to grow up while bands like AC/DC, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest and Black Sabbath were hitting their stride. Those influences, coupled with some fantastic pop hard rock bands like Journey, Foreigner, Styx and REO Speedwagon, set in motion a 30 year journey from Air Band to Recording Artist. “We spent hours listening to and mimicking the members of the bands we loved.
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Producer-singer-songwriter-DJ-everything else rhêtorík bares his soul on ‘Behind Closed Doors.’ The EP is a sum of his whimsy and his triumphs, a showcase of his insecurities, but also a promise to himself and to his fans that there will be light in their lives. Across five songs and in 20 minutes, rhêtorík makes quick work of what hurts him and how he’s learned to heal himself.
“I took a year from 24 to 25, where I went completely stone-cold sober, really got into the vlogging, and just took a year of internal reflection,” he told DJBooth. His reflections led him to question himself and his motives, and ‘Behind Closed Doors’ is the immediate product of his weighty introspection. The indie-meets-EDM influences on the project undoubtedly move music forward, but it’s rhêtorík’s hopeful message that makes him a truly enduring artist.
The new album by 6lack, East Atlanta Love Letter, enters the Sum'n to Say discussion colosseum. We dig into the heart of his sophomore offering, praise the inventive drive-in movie listening party, and consider what the East Atlanta Love Letter can possibly do next.
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