Long ago, The Who shouted “Long Live Rock,” Rainbow declared, “Long Live Rock and Roll” and Neil Young crooned “rock and roll will never die.” While much of today’s youth are trapped in a world of vapid, vacant pop, some of tomorrow’s leaders have absorbed the lessons of yesterday’s legends. Case in point: the eight-year-old son of Metal Allegiance songwriter and producer Mark Menghi. Despite being bombarded in his daily life by Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar and Ed Sheeran, Menghi’s son has been able to filter out the distractions long enough to focus on the great rock and roll of the past. This comes much to the delight of his father, who was actually inspired by his son to form BPMD, a band that injects new life into ‘70s classics. “Last summer, right after the Fourth of July ...
Lineup:Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth - Vocals
Phil Demmel - Guitar
Mark Menghi - Bass
Mike Portnoy - Drums