Established in Ames Iowa, Half Past Dawn has been constructed from the ground up by concrete, commanding beats, driving riffs, and lyrics from the heart. Every member of the act share common musical influences, but branch out into personal tastes and favorites, crafting a unique and unparalleled sound. Half Past Dawn’s roots form the band’s metal backbone deriving from artists such as Metallica and Ozzy Osbourne, while maintaining a mainstream rock forefront. The signature sound boils from a melting pot of Shinedown, Saving Abel, Black Stone Cherry, and twisted and molded into an unrivaled alternative metal style.
Climbing from the depths of mediocrity, the band works hard to transform them self into a prevailing local act by putting on relentless live shows with iconic, unforgettable tunes fans simply cannot get enough of. Nightly shows consist of parties, bars, festivals and other venues where fans can congregate to get their fix for truly American hard rock and roll. Armed with their music, Half Past Dawn will bring any venue to their knees and have a hell of a time doing it, leaving the crowd craving more.