Sharpen your Sabers and swords! Now under development ninefifteen welcomes Martin Quintin to the line up as lead vocalist for the band. Jinx Moreland has been writing lyric content and is working on the art work for the soon to be released project THE DAWN OF PAIN. Since the release of COLD DAY IN HELL in 2001 ninefiftteen had taken a brake, as Greg Banks started on his own project known as Superkreep. Over the last few years it seemed hard to decide what to do with the idea of ninefifteen.
As some background for anyone who does not know the original band: it was started in 1996 with Nick Bales, John Hutton, and Bill Sturzenback. After 2 years of pre production and life's curves and set backs, Bill bowed out to look for stability in the software and computer networking field. Soon after that time Nick and john started rehearsals with Greg Banks (vocalist) and Matt Chambers (bassist). Even though the band was not playing covers in the local market at clubs they developed the first CD MONKEY SWATT NINE.
Near completion of that project fall was coming and it was early September 1999 when at a rehearsal Nick mentioned that September 15th was his birthday and we should have some big old fat grilled beef steaks to celebrate. Matt and John looked puzzled for a minute and realized that they too had the same birthday ninefifteen. Of course all of us were not born the same year and Greg did not share our good fortune. Drivers licenses were pulled out and the paradox played out to form the band ninefiftteen.
The band is undertaking a wide stance with this new project the dawn of pain. It’s just not another metal band that forms into the same mold as most. With innovative thought and attention to harmony and melody you can find a cross section of poly rhythms that stand out to define old school metal meshed to a new style of song . A song structure that defies the norm and shows the possibilities of alternate time and syncopations.