BASTARDANE, the brand new band that includes drummer Castor Hetfield, son of METALLICA frontman James Hetfield, carried out on April 2 at El Rocko Lounge in Savannah, Georgia. The official present spotlight reel is on the market under.
BASTARDANE not too long ago launched its debut album, “Is This Rage?”
Along with the 21-year-old Castor, the Savannah-based onerous rock trio contains Jake Dallas on vocals/bass and Ethan Sirotzki on guitar. The group fashioned in 2019 from a group of faculty college students who met by jamming in basements, backyards, and anyplace that was out there. Their model of leisure fuses quick high-gain riffs and energy chord grooves with heavy suggestions and clear, dissonant chord progressions.
“We grew up in other places and all of us grew up listening to completely different sorts of music, so we’ve got our personal voices, which is cool they usually come collectively in an attention-grabbing approach,” Castor instructed Savannah Morning Information. “We have even been making an attempt to pin it down, title the style of our music and it is onerous to do. I do not assume it’s a necessity, however for publicity stuff, individuals need to know what style that is, however we do not know.”
Castor, who lists bands like CORROSION OF CONFORMITY, OPETH and TOOL as main influences, added that he is not overly involved about having his father’s title introduced up in each article about BASTARDANE.
“All of us are our father’s sons, mine simply occurs to be very profitable within the business that we’re in,” Castor stated. “It isn’t bothersome, however it’s a little annoying when individuals attempt to examine us, as a result of clearly we’re our personal individuals and he is his personal particular person. We’re making our personal sort of music. On-line, whenever you search our band, my dad’s face is everywhere in the Web and it is a little bit unusual for me. We’re our personal individuals and need to lower our personal path. We’re not making an attempt to journey off of anyone else’s success right here.”
James Hetfield is not the one member of METALLICA whose offspring has adopted in his footsteps. Two of drummer Lars Ulrich‘s sons play collectively in TAIPEI HOUSTON, whereas bassist Robert Trujillo‘s son Tye performs bass for OTTTO.
Final December, BASTARDANE, TAIPEI HOUSTON and OTTTO carried out as a part of METALLICA‘s “San Francisco Takeover”, a four-day citywide celebration of the band’s fortieth anniversary that additionally included a movie competition, picture exhibit and curated lineup of smaller venue exhibits that includes different acts.
BASTARDANE will group up with OTTTO for a co-headlining West Coast U.S. tour in late Might. The California trek will kick off on the METALLICA-headlined BottleRock 2022 competition in Napa Valley.
Castor‘s mom is James‘s spouse Francesca, whom he married in 1997. She is from Argentina and used to do wardrobe for METALLICA.
James and Francesca have two different youngsters: Cali, born in 1998; and Marcella, born in 2002.