Like A Storm grew up in Auckland, New Zealand. Leaving Kiwi shores with dreams of touring the world, the band began touring the USA in 2009 - quickly establishing a reputation for their energetic live show & original take on hard rock.
Building a diehard following, Like A Storm have become New Zealand's highest charting hard rock band in America - with their last four singles all breaking the Top 25 US American rock radio.
Since leaving New Zealand, the band’s notoriety has grown due to their performances on stages around the globe, where they have toured extensively as a headline act. In the last few years Like A Storm have shared US, UK & European stages with some of the biggest rock bands in the world - including Alter Bridge, Creed, Black Veil Brides, Steel Panther & Korn.
Formed by Kiwi brothers Chris, Matt & Kent Brooks, Like A Storm's lineup is rounded out with American drummer Zach Wood behind the kit. Their breakout single 'Love The Way You Hate Me,' from their sophomore record Awaken The Fire, has been viewed over 5-million times, It was their first single to break inside the top 30 of the Billboard mainstream rock chart.
Like A Storm
Friday February 24th: The Powerstation, Auckland
Tickets via AAA Ticketing
By Gray Vickers
Released Friday May 19th, 2017 - Sony Music
Dead Cross, the SoCal band featuring Mike Patton (Faith No More, Tomahawk), Dave Lombardo (ex-Slayer, Suicidal Tendencies, Misfits), Justin Pearson (The Locust, Retox) and Michael Crain (Retox, Festival of Dead Deer) will release their self-titled debut album on Friday 4 August via Ipecac Recordings.
Iowa hard rock outfit, Stone Sour, has announced their long awaited Auckland headline show. Celebrating the upcoming release of their highly anticipated fifth album, Hydrograd, the band will perform at Spark Arena on Wednesday, August 23.
Metallica have announced ‘Now That We’re Live,’ a live rehearsal special from M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore that will stream exclusively on Facebook Live on Wednesday May 10th at 1PM NZ time (Tuesday May 9th at 9:00 PM EST)
One of Australia's most exciting and innovative instrumentalists James Norbert Ivanyi will release his eagerly anticipated 4th EP Denalavis on June 1st.
Drum wizard Mike Portnoy (ex-Dream Theater, The Winery Dogs, Flying Colors) brings the Shattered Fortress to Australia and New Zealand this November!
Legendary Australian rockers Wolfmother present their long awaited Gypsy Caravan Tour this June. In support of their fourth album, Victorious, Wolfmother will play two headline shows in Auckland and Wellington.
Danzig will releae the new album ‘Black Laden Crown’ on May 26th. It will be the 1st Danzig album of all new material in 7 years, since 2010's critically acclaimed 'Deth Red Sabaoth'.
The infectious pop sound of Auckland’s Openside has been catching on all over the place. The group’s debut recording was the single ‘Worth It’ released in mid 2015, and the polished four-piece have impressed with an energetic sound and subversive lyrical smarts since their debut.
By Mark Derricutt
Date / Venue: Monday April 24th, 2017 - Whammy Bar, Auckland