Fortress Rising is back! Brace yourself for Melbourne’s up and coming hard rock alternative metal uproar.
Featuring the co-song writer and power house drumming of James Marshall, combined with the shreddage and loud amplified sonic of Josh Vail on lead guitar. Jamie Redfern on lead vocals and rhythm guitar conveying powerful, deep and direct lyrical messages impacted by the unifying influences of melodic and heavy notions. The use of strong guitar melodies, dynamic drum beats with dark and catchy vocals, brings classic and modern rock elements into our music and our sound.
Shah-Rae Weaver is the Adelaide born, now Melbourne resident and alt-pop angel behind Shahrae. Alongside busking from the age of 15, she was inspired by finding some of her favourite songwriters and performers on Youtube, to which she launched her own in 2016, posting acoustic covers of some of her favourite artists. Over the last 3 years she has amassed almost 800,000 views and gained over 13,000 subscribers. Shah-Rae launched the Shahrae project with her debut single ‘Awkward’, a tale of the introverted. The single very quickly had caught the attention of global music media outlets and shortly reached #4 on the Submithub global pop chart amongst artists like Sigrid and What So Not. Following on from her next singles ‘Forget To Forget Me’, and ‘Outsider’, ‘ Like The Others Do ’ dropped alongside ‘ Holding On ’ as the last two tracks from her long awaited EP Awkward released August 16th. Coined as “one of 2019’s most exciting newcomers” and Winner of the Asia-Pacific Vans Musicians Wanted competition, Shahrae is set to enter 2020 with a bang. Releasing her latest and most personal single yet, 'Shadow' January 17, Shahrae will make her Melbourne headline debut at The Workers Club February 2nd.