Album Review // Storms Within // Minds of the Wicked
Formed in 2014, Erie rockers Storms Within have been slaying the scene and exhibiting just how powerful a female-fronted band can get. Their newest masterpiece, Minds of the Wicked, dropped Jan. 13 and includes 10 hard-hitting tracks featuring Erica Mayr's gritty and timeless vocals, Tom Wurst's and David Cilluffo's edgy guitar riffs, Ron Dickum's virtuoso drumming, and Mike Lohse's dexterous bass riffs. This album is packed full of bold statements worth deep consideration, brimming with energy and angst that will grab the attention of all those who love heavy genres. Their tracks "Loyalty Lies," "End Game," and "Justified" were released with visually appealing official music videos showing off the performance of these catchy and thought-provoking songs. Those videos can be found on the Storms Within YouTube channel touting a healthy dose of viewers. It's undeniable that Minds of the Wicked serves its listeners with a dynamic and robust energy of power and protest, giving a booming and modern sound that you won't be able to stop listening to. Stream it on all music platforms or at storms-within.com. Be sure to catch their next local performance on Friday, March 3 at the Sandbar Drafthouse at 7 p.m.