Irepress

Irepress, ‘Shaolin Knights’ — Song Download
The ever-evolving, trance-inducing Irepress have released the new song 'Shaolin Knights,' and it's available for free download. That's right, the band's first studio output with new guitarist Benji Gram -- who before being tapped was the band's tech and roadie -- is jus…
Giant Steps Productions Hosting SXSW Showcase
This year, South by Southwest has more metal than ever! On March 20, Giant Steps Productions will host a showcase at Plush in Austin, Texas. Dark Castle, Irepress, Battlefields, Caspian and more will play this event.
Giant Steps are based in Austin, so SXSW is a given...
Irepress’ Search for a New Guitarist Was a Short One
Irepress have always been a band of evolution in sound and at times in members. The Massachusetts' band originally formed with vocals to go over their metal dreamscapes, but then singer Jarrett Ring left, only to return to provide keyboards to the band's mainly instrumental sound that deve…
Struck by Lightning Premiere Demo With Revolver
Revolver magazine recently premiered a demo from stoner-metal band Struck by Lightning. Titled 'The Watchful Eye,' vocalist and guitarist Gregory Lahm says "'The Watchful Eye' is about life as we know it coming to an end." Their label, Translation Loss, also fea…
Irepress Bring the ‘Beauty and Brutality’

Irepress are entering into their 11th year together. But despite a decade-plus of togetherness and making metal, you may not have heard of the band, which plays an artsy, fusion-style of metal. Having sprung from the Massachusetts metal scene in the late 1990s, which was burgeoning with bands like C…