Echoes & Icons is a four piece Pop/Punk band hailing from Southern Illinois. The band has been playing shows and building momentum in the region since their start in early 2013. Though they have only been performing for a short amount of time, the band has found a loyal following with their positive attitudesand energetic live performances. Playing many local shows out of Southern Illinois has led to many of their successes, as well as their frequent shows in St. Louis opening for acts such as I, The Mighty and Set It Off. The band’s reach is continually growing due to their hard work and determination to compose and perform the music they love.
Echoes & Icons- which includes vocalist and guitarist Zach Stokes, guitarist Nick Lindsey, bassist George Kuhlman, and drummer David Brooks had one idea in mind when beginning their musical venture together; to make high energy music that gets the audience involved. Their musical style is influenced from bands such as Yellowcard, State Champs, Four Year Strong, and The Story So Far.
The band traveled to Greenville, Illinois to record with Luke Schoenhals for their five track EP entitled “Right Before My Eyes” –released December 30th via iTunes:Googleplay:Spotify
“Right Before My Eyes” is the band’s debut release, and the EP’s sound perfectly defines everything Echoes & Icons stands for. The tracks are fast paced, with the Pop/Punk roots staying true within all five tracks. This EP is a precursor to the expected full length album coming from the band in the fall of 2015. [+]