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Earthrot / Bio

Since 2009, Earthrot has been a sought after act in the North Texas Metal Scene. Drawing fans from the late Teens to the Mid 50’s with their style of Metal. Earthrot’s ability to remain undefined has allowed them to contribute to a vast label of genres both on the local circuit and as the opening act for a large number of touring artists. Earthrot’s members having been from different parts of North Texas have allowed them to draw large numbers of fans in both major cities in the region as well as the smaller towns that support Metal and other sub-genres alike.

Vocalist Phillip Owen has been integral to Earthrot’s success with his dominant prowess and demeanor on stage as well as his charisma off stage towards fans. Having worked behind the scenes and on the front lines Phillip Owen has made good use of his experiences to bring Earthrot out of the Garage Band stage to the hard hitting machine it is now.

Earthrot’s main writing contributor, founder and Guitarist Kevin Smith brought the initial sound of Earthrot with his ability to blend multiple influences to create a breed of Metal that speaks directly to the fans.

Guitarist John Mayfield has to be one of the best lead guitarists in the area. John Mayfield’s leads and stage presence have taken the overall rhythm of the music beyond the driving progressions to place Earthrot well within the ranks of major players in Metal.

Drummer Thomas Green truly has brought the backline of Earthrot well beyond where the band started producing power Metal grooves, driving double bass, blast beats and rock that have allowed Earthrot to explore a vast number of Metal genres as well as those sub-genres within the underground Metal scene.

Bassist and programmer Rez Kowzer adds an element to the band that gives Earthrot ethereal landscapes, Industrial undertones and creates a character that helps Earthrot stand out in the genre. With a multifaceted group of genres and experience under his belt Rez Kowzer is able to give that underlying style that sets Earthrot’s backline apart from the rest in the genre.

Earthrot is a hit to the chest, ripping out your heart and replacing it with a powerful engine to fuel you with 100% brutality enriched octane. With drive, passion and dedication Earthrot has developed into a machine of fury, never once compromising their sound or ideals, and this has in fact proven successful for them. Expect to continue to hear the name for Earthrot is a force to be reckoned and a band certain to give all they have to give.

General Info

Band Members
Phillip Owen, Kevin Smith, John Mayfield, Thomas Green, Reed Kowzer
Artist Name
Home Page
Active Since
Metal / Power Metal / Groove Metal

Contact Info

Fort Worth, TX
Phillip Owen

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