Messenger to release "In To Win' on December 18th

The singer, Frank Clifton Herring and the guitarist, Vlad Gurin, wrote the songs & music and also Co-produced “In To Win”. All recording, mixing and mastering was produced in their own Springfield, Virginia facility, Studio Vovka. Rich Sandoval played bass guitar in the studio and Mike Zahorchak played the drums in studio. “In To Win”, Messenger’s third studio album, has a theme of conflict and response to conflict running throughout. All of this is couched within the concept of the Christian life experience.


3 Piece Heavy Power Rock

Messenger is an original Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Band with a strong message. Frank Clifton Herring formed Messenger in 2008 and with Vlad Gurin, they have produced 3 studio albums with positive reviews. Drummer Michael John Hoover joined the band in mid-2017.

The Messenger sound arises from Hard Rock, Heavy Metal and Progressive Rock influences that stretch from Black Sabbath to Rush to Alter Bridge. The storyline lyrics of their songs are set in ethereal and complex style music, though sometimes simple and bluesy rock.

They perform live at festivals, fairs, theme parks, events and venues of all kinds, indoors & out. They bring a great show with good music and loud guitars. They have found internet & broadcast radio airplay in North America, South America, England, Australia, Cyprus and Greece. Messenger has shared the stage with Hard Rock & Heavy Metal greats such as Extreme, KIX and W.A.S.P. while also playing large events like the Marine Corps Marathon in DC and the Ocean City Bikefest in Maryland. They look forward to supporting this album with live performances once the Live Music Venue lockdowns for the Corona virus cease.

Band Line-Up:

Frank Clifton Herring on vocals & bass guitar,

Vlad Gurin - former Sony artist - on all guitars,

Michael John Hoover, a Berklee grad, on drums

CD Track Listing:

1) Time Machine

2) Blind Sided

3) Take Flight

4) Give A Shout!

5) Crows and the Hawk

6) Messenger At Arms

7) satan's Nightmare

8) When I Go

9) July 5 [The Politician’s Song]

10) Anchor

11) Trial and Triumph

12) Last Supper

13) Fear No Evil

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