Fight the Lion

Arlington, VA
Rock / Indie rock / Alternative Rock
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 At last, FTL is back!!! We took a little time off to re-group and get grounded again so we could come back fresh and start working on some new music. FTL will be performing live at Rock and Roll Hotel in Washington D.C. on March 21st! Its a Thursday night but we won't be going on too late for all you 9-5ers. Make sure to mark the date and be ready to feel the wrath of us coming back to the stage after a long break. We got a lot of time to make up for!!! There are a lot of details for this one that will be given soon. This is a benefit show going towards a great cause. We will be in touch soon so keep an eye out! 

 

Thanks for the support!!!

 

-FTL- 



PRESS

"Singled Out: Fight The LionantiMUSIC.comToday Fight The Lion lead singer Jake Mimikos tells us about "Time Taker" and "A New Hope" from their new album "When the Mighty Fall," which is currently available on iTunes. We now turn it over to Jake for the stories: "Time Taker" - This was one of those songs that we knew instantly would be good. Musically it came together so easy for us because we knew we wanted to throw some toms in the verses with a spacey guitar and then come in big on the chorus. Once we started to figure out the vocal harmonies, we felt the song was brought to a whole new level. At that point I started to think about the lyrics. Well one main theme that was going through my head when playing the song (and hearing the guitar riffs) was time. I began to think about how I could incorporate something in my life, something that was real, into the song. With my busy schedule (and I'm sure many people's busy schedule) I wanted to tie it all together. Starting with the ..."  antiMUSIC.com

"It has been a productive first year for Virginia’s Fight the Lion. Since forming in late 2009, they have recorded and released their debut album (When the Mighty Fall), played shows with Def Leppard, Poison and Cheap Trick and, most recently, opened the second stage at the Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, Va. Prior to their set, Live-Metal.net’s Greg Maki met up with the quartet—vocalist/guitarist Jake Mimikos, lead guitarist Ron Cruz, bassist Jason Proctor and drummer Shawn Battle—to talk about their formation, influences and more."  LiveMetal.Net

"The band seems to be defining their sound on this CD. Tracks seem to bounce back and forth between uptempo rockers such as “Runaway Lover” and “The Drive” to slower, more emotionally charged songs such as “A New Hope” and “The Changing”. You can really feel the emotional attachment to the lyrics of the slower songs by Jake. The title track, “When The Mighty Fall” is a standout on the CD and sets the tone of the overall positive message that the band is conveying to the listener, focusing on the positive and overcoming negativity."  Johnny Price, Fight The Lion Fans Worldwide


UPCOMING SHOWS

FAT TUESDAY'S Fairfax, VA Sat Jan 03 2015 09:00 PM  
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