Short Band Biography
Storms Within is a female fronted hard rock band hailing from Erie, Pennsylvania. The band has hard hitting vocals and catchy riffs, with a delicate balance of firey solos. They like to write hard hitting, explosive, rock/metal with grooving-sing-a-long choruses. Erica Mayr (Vocals, formerly iScream & A Bed of Razors), Tom Wurst (Guitar, formerly Scarwork & Deny the Sun) and Ron Dickum (Drums, formerly Vendetta & A Bed of Razors) founded the band after the dissolution of their prior project in the summer of 2014. After several rounds of member changes over the years, they have finalized the current line up with David Cilluffo (Guitar, Thirty3 Cell, solo musician and session artist) and Mike Lohse (Bass, formerly Steamdriver and Negative Copy). Storms Within were the recipients of the 2017 and 2018 Rock Erie Music Awards (REMA) for metal music. Singer, Erica, won the Noteworthy Music Competition in Erie, PA in 2018. They have also shared the stage with national acts such as Leaves Eyes, Texas Hippie Coalition, Doro Pesch of Warlock, 9Electric and City of the Weak. The band has been working hard over the last year recording their album, ‘Minds of the Wicked’ to be released January of 2023. The first single released is titled, ‘Justified’ releasing June 10, 2022, and ‘Leadership’ releasing August 5, 2022. Storms is ready to deliver their music along with bold lyrics and in your face energy, keep your eyes peeled.