Saint Famine Society was formed in 1995 and has spent a decade and a half recording and performing at some of the countries most legendary venues (including CBGB and The Continental). After a hiatus they are back with new material and booking performances. They have earned a solid reputation for their incendiary live shows and unique song-crafting. During their career they have shared stages with nationally and internationally recognized artists.
The current lineup consists of founding member John Hardin who also heads the acoustic based project "The Blackwater Prophets". During the SFS hiatus he performed solo throughout Europe, Australia, New Zealand and at industry showcases in the US.
Penelope Zing has been a part of Saint famine Society for the past nine years singing and playing bass. She is involved in many other Asheville, NC based projects including PAWTOOTH.
Fred Hensley is the full-time drummer for the band Mindshapefist. They have performed with many internationally respected bands and headlined some of the regions largest clubs. he has toured as a live drummer for Saint Famine Society from 2004 to present.
Derek Daniels is a transplant guitarist from the San Diego, CA metal scene.
The first track from the new album entitled "BHANG LASSI" was released in Aug. 2013.