Murkocet: a substance directly attributed to the aggressive and often times violent actions of it’s user; metaphorically symbolizing their music.
Murkocet is an American heavy metal band based out of Phoenix, Arizona. Formed in 2013, the band’s debut album ‘Digging Mercy’s Grave’ was released on January 14, 2017. The album consists of eleven tracks, two of which have been aired on Phoenix’s 98KUPD “Into The Pit” and another that was chosen by indie horror film director, Bob Clark of Reel Bloody Films to be the title track of his movie, ‘Strip Club Massacre’. Since their debut, the band has ventured out on multiple North American tours rocking stages in New Mexico, Nebraska, Colorado, Utah, throughout Southern California and The Viper Room in LA. They have shared the stage with headlining acts such as Attila, Exodus, Crowbar, The Browning and more. With a rapidly growing fanbase, the metal quartet landed themselves a number four spot in Phoenix New Times’ article for “13 Best Metal Bands In Metro Phoenix” on August 29, 2017. Murkocet comprises of vocalist Richie Jano, guitarist Nate Garrett, drummer Mike Mays and bassist Jared Pettit.
Heavily influenced by Lamb of God, Slipknot, Hatebreed and the like, Murkocet combines their own musical talents to deliver a highly aggressive and unrelenting sound with a catchy melodic groove. The band’s main objective has always been to write material that would not only be exciting musically, but have a strong emphasis on crowd involvement. Their captivating live performance and high energy stage presence prescribes every audience a heavy dose.
I, Pariah formed in early 2016 and released two crushing singles (Endure, Lay Waste) through producer Cory Spotts (Job For a Cowboy, Knights of the Abyss, and Greenly Estates). After solidifying a lineup in late 2016, I, Pariah began performing and working on their debut EP War Engine. in June of 2017 the “Kingdom of Lies” music video (directed by Lance Gergar) to much acclaim. A release date was announced for July 22nd. of 2017 for their debut Ep War Engine, produced by Jeremy Davis (Guitarist @ Animus Complex, produced Dead World Reclamation, Singularity., and The Ephemeral). Once War Engine was released I, Pariah began branching out of Phoenix, Arizona, and supported the release with an early west coast March tour. I, Pariah is currently working on their second EP with producer Hiram Hernandez (West//Ghost, Glass Cloud, and All Time Low). They are set for a late 2018. I, Pariah will be doing another west coast/midwest tour in July of 2019.
Scylla delivers a wide range of style in our music, with a blend of technical prowess, hardcore drive, and sounds inspired by live performance. We are comprised of talented musicians with different tastes, and we aim to bring a unique sound to the metal scene with melody, aggression, and heart.
Prey to Nothing
Prey to Nothing is a Flagstaff based metal band. Sharing the stage with bands such as Soulfly, Whitechapel, Otep and Sevendust.