Change is, in so many ways, what makes Hemlok exciting.
What began as a "Ummagumma" Pink Floyd meets Rush three piece mutated over time and became a curious hybrid. A band that not only was odd, musical and challenging but also song-oriented and melodic. Even the instrumentals had hooks and themes: For a band that took inspiration from excessive, strange bands, Hemlok seemed to be strangest of all sometimes by being catchy.
Their latest CD, "A Cautionary Tale", only confirms this, as the strong female lead vocals, electic violin, odd arrangements, and hook-laden songs are surrounded by music just as catchy as it is dizzying. After touring both the US and Europe in support of its release, Hemlok now readies video and radio support to continue expanding their reach to a fanbase that's been overwhelmingly positive and supportive.
And development keeps coming. New material, projects, and shows indicate the best of Hemlok is still to come, and it's probably only going to continue to surprise everyone.....