If you mix the gritty vocals of a punk rock soul, true life lyricism, catchy guitar riffs, with a solid rhythm section you would never mess with, then craft your songs in South Louisiana and Florida you get Layden and the Lion.
The band are heavily influenced by the sounds of Lucero, Against me!, Brian Fallon & Chuck Ragan, as well as many other bands. These kindred influences are seamlessly blended together to create their live sound.
Layden & The Lion, independently released, Lost And Lonely With Everything in 2016, a 6 song debut EP, which displays a passion for writing songs that everyone can relate to. Whether it be an uptempo feel good song, a mid tempo lyrically dark song or a laid back acoustic song about the struggles of day to day life.
The band have recorded this 10 song LP with Aaron Gillespie of Underoath and The Almost, who also played drums on the record.
Why try and reinvent the wheel… when you can just keeping the wheel rolling.