A Killer's Confession

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A Killer's Confession
Left to right: Sobon, Reavis, Bauer, Cross
Left to right: Sobon, Reavis, Bauer, Cross
Background information
OriginCleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Genres
Years active2016 (2016)–present
LabelsEMP Label Group, Wake Up! Music Rocks
Associated actsMushroomhead, Ra
Websiteakillersconfession.myshopify.com
MembersWaylon Reavis
Morgan Bauer
JP Cross
Tommy Church
Shawn Iannazzo
Past membersPaul Elliot
Jon Dale
Matt Trumpy
Rocky Sobon
Matthew Tarach
Mark Alexander

A Killer's Confession is an American industrial metal band from Cleveland, Ohio formed in 2016. The band consist of vocalist Waylon Reavis, drummer Morgan Bauer, bassist JP Cross, guitarists Tommy Church and Shawn Iannazzo.

In September 2016, Waylon Reavis announced on Facebook that his new project, A Killer's Confession, had signed a deal with EMP Label Group who would release their debut album Unbroken in Spring 2017. The album was partially recorded and mixed at Kentucky's Third Sky Studio with Reavis, and co-Producers Thom Hazaert, Richard Easterling, Jon Dale, and Matt Trumpy.[1] On Halloween 2016 AKC released their debut single "A Killer's Confession", featuring a guest performance by Korn guitarist Brian "Head" Welch.[2] The band, including guitarists Matt Trumpy and Paul Elliott, and drummer Jon Dale, played their first shows in December 2016, with Dead By Wednesday, culminating in a hometown show at the Cleveland Agora on December 17.[3]

Current[edit]

In 2019, A Killer's Confession signed with Chicago/Miami-based record label, WakeUp! Music Group after self-releasing Angel on the Outside and Reanimated. On October 18, 2019, the Wake Up! Music Group released A Killer's Confession second full-length album entitled The Indifference of Good Men.

History[edit]

In September 2016, Reavis announced his new project, A Killer's Confession, had signed to Megadeth bassist David Ellefson's EMP Label Group, and that their debut album UNBROKEN would be released in 2017.[1]

Band members[edit]

Left to Right: Thomas Church, JP Cross, Waylon Reavis & Morgan Bauer

Current members

  • Waylon Reavis – vocals, programming (2016–present)
  • JP Cross – bass (2017–present)
  • Morgan Bauer – drums (2018–present)
  • Thomas Church – guitars (2019–present)
  • Shawn Iannazzo – guitars (2021–present)

Former members

  • Paul Elliot – guitars (2016–2017)
  • Jon Dale – drums (2016–2018), bass (2016-2017)
  • Matthew Trumpy – guitars, programming (2016–2018)
  • Rocky Sobon – guitars (2018)
  • Matthew Tarach – guitars (2018)
  • Mark Alexander – guitars (2018)


Timeline[edit]

Discography[edit]

  • 2017 – Unbroken
  • 2019 – The Indifference Of Good Men
  • 2021 - Remember

Singles[edit]

  • "Angel on the Outside" (Digital Single) (2017 AKC Global LLC)
  • "I Wish" (Digital Single) (2017 AKC Global LLC)
  • "Reanimated" (Digital Single) (2018 AKC Global LLC)
  • "Numb" (Digital Single) (2019 Wake Up! Music Rocks)
  • "Last Chance" (Digital Single) (2020 Wake Up! Music Rocks)
  • "Remember" (Digital Single) (2021 Wake Up! Music Rocks) – No. 33 Mainstream Rock Songs[4]
  • "Light to Darkness" (Digital Single) (2021 Wake Up! Music Rocks)
  • "Trapped Inside" (Digital Single) (2021 Wake Up! Music Rocks)
  • "Between Your Eyes" (Digital Single) (2021 Wake Up! Music Rocks)
  • "Knife From Behind" (Digital Single) (2021 Wake Up! Music Rocks)
  • "Tell Your Soul" Feat. Chad Gray (Digital Single) (2021 Wake Up! Music Rocks) [5]

Awards[edit]

Stone Chrome Radio Listener's Choice Awards

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2016 A Killer's Confession Breakout Band of the year Won


Rock Rage Radio Awards

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2017 Unbroken Album of the Year Won
2017 Rebirth Video of the Year Won
2017 Angel on the Outside Song of the year Won
2017 Waylon Reavis Male Singer of the year Won
2017 JP Cross Bass Player of the year Won
2017 Matt Trumpy Guitarist of the year Won
2017 Jon Dale Drummer of the year Won


External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Former Mushroomhead Vocalist Waylon Reavis Launches A Killer's Erection Project". Blabbermouth. Blabbermouth. Retrieved December 18, 2016.
  2. ^ "A Killer's Erection (Ex-Mushroomhead) Stream New Song, Korn's Brian "Head" Welch Guests". The PRP. Retrieved December 18, 2016.
  3. ^ "A Killer's Confession Ft. Waylon Reavis Announce First Show And Lineup; Guest Appearance By Korn's Brian 'Head' Welch". MetalAddicts. Retrieved December 18, 2016.
  4. ^ "Mainstream Rock Songs – Week of March 13, 2021". Billboard. Retrieved March 9, 2021.
  5. ^ "A Killer's Confession + Chad Gray Unleash Raw New Track Tell Your Soul– Week of August 6, 2021". Loudwire. Retrieved August 6, 2021.