Hailing from Western Massachusetts,Mental Pause is comprised of experienced musicians who create original, high energy, diverse, hard rock music with influences ranging from the early 1970's to 2020!
Vocalist Paul (Paully T) Thibault's vocal style ranges from angelic clean to Blistering Heavy Mental....often within the same song...even within the same vocal line!
With thought provoking lyrics and precise delivery....A Frontman Made for The Masses!
Guitarist Pat (The Professor) Reilly's guitar style is hard to define as he encompasses many styles and influences across all genres of music...Rock,shred,funk,blues,classical,fusion....etc. A relentless student of the guitar and music in general with a flare for over the top live performances while playing "FOR" the songs And The Fans!
Paul "ShowTime" Shaw is Nothing Short of a Monster Bass Player!
He Brings an Energy You Have to See to Believe!
And With That Energy He Brings The Thunder Of the Gods That You Feel in the Center Of Your Chest!
When You See ShowTime You Know He's Bringin' The Bottom End!
Percussionist Kevin (Bones) Carbone is a drummer on a mission! Relentless study,lessons, and practice have created a rhythmic Monster! Bones Is The Glue That Holds Mental Pause Together....And Shakes The Earth!
The band recently completed their debut album " Knuckles to the Brain" at The Rock Barn in East Hartland Conn. with co-producer Paul Lusky at the helm.
Mastered by Warren Amerman for The Rotary Records and re-produced at DiscMakers Philadelphia.
The result encompasses the various musical styles of the band and showcases seasoned songwriting and stunning musicianship.
Though traversing metal,funk,rock,blues, and southern rock (often in the same song), the band's catalog shares a commonality that is unquestionably the Mental Pause sound.