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Bio: After parting ways with such bands as Memphis May Fire and In Fair Verona, Austin Radford and Alex Balash insisted that the next band they took part in would be "something they totally believed in". Enter American Mantra. Balash's intricate guitar work and Radford's catchy melodies, partnered wit...See Full Bio
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“If there could be one word to describe the Texas local scene, it would be "stale". Thanks to the Internet, anyone with enough friends thinks they can pick up an instrument and become the next Attack Attack! or Bring Me The Horizon, therefore spawning an infinite number of whatever-core bands. Few bands have managed to stand out of this music scene, and even less have been able to redefine it altogether. Pop in American Mantra's Foreign EP and very quickly you'll forget the Texas quartet (now quintet) had anything to do with this stale scene. The opener "Pugnaphilia" quickly sweeps you off your feet with technical yet tasteful soloing from lead guitarist Alex Balash. One thing you'll notice right off the bat is that...”