“Medusa Childe Rocks!!!” is a phrase used frequently by fans and music enthusiasts who attend their shows. They have an unmistakable sound that is rich, heavy and comes out of the dark to get you . . . one of the heaviest sounding three piece bands you may ever hear. Be it an opening show for a major act or their head line shows, you will remember the ambience and stage show of Medusa Childe.
The music is rock originals with a razor sharp metal edge. Their lyrics are progressive and all too real. “We live and breathe our music and often pick a few covers from our youth as well as legends near our genre.”- Mark. A very physical band; Medusa Childe’s stage presence is high energy meets old school metal mayhem.
Hailing from Somerset Kentucky, the members are: drummer Mike Stevens; guitarist and vocalist Tim Pierce, and lead vocalist/bass player Mark Dunlap. This Trio has been rocking the region for several years in many bands and incarnations coming together in late 2008 as Medusa Childe. No one could begin to put together the amount of stage time these three have amassed in their careers. Just a few opening show mentions include: Kill Devil Hill, Gravel Switch, the Nigel Dupree Band, the Pink Spiders, Planet 9, The Old Crow Medicine Show, Out of the Ashes, Kentucky Headhunters, the Devious Angels, etc. . . . They have head lined many benefits in the region as well as festivals like The Meltdown, Somer Blast, Lake Cumberland Battle of the Bands Featured Artists, etc. . . . . All three are veterans of Kentucky’s Master Musicians Festival as well.