Composed of three musicians—vocalist and bassist Gabriel Toth, guitarist Jake Fultz, and drummer PJ Twork—Lochaven is a Clarkston, Michigan-based rock group set to release their debut album Change is Upon Us on January 10th, 2020. Today, in support of the newcomers’ forthcoming recording, we’ve teamed up with this terrific trio to debut their new single “The Promised Land.”
Fun, rockin’ and hook-laden, “The Promised Land” follows the band’s previous singles “Now Or Never” and “Calling My Name”. Speaking of the newest track, Gabriel Toth shared, “At its core, ‘The Promised Land’ is a song of hope. It implores the listener to persevere and remain stoic through life’s inevitable difficulties, because doing so will result in an even stronger, more resilient version of one’s self.”
Go ahead, enter “The Promised Land” here:
Change is Upon Us is somewhat of a concept album and, according to the three-piece, “tells the tale of a group of disenfranchised misfits, who attempt to do something about the unjust society in which they’ve grown up. On the way to confront the leaders that have betrayed them, the album’s narrator finds - and then loses - love & realizes the best way to affect real change is to look in the mirror, discover one’s own sense of compassion, inner peace and understanding.”
Young, hungry and eager to unleash their debut album, you can expect the band to perform in and around their home state throughout 2020. Amazingly, Lochaven formed as recently as late 2017, so suffice it to say, they’ve come very far in a short time. Keep your eyes and ears open for more....
Check out Lochaven’s video for the single “Now or Never” here:
Here’s the cover art for Change is Upon Us, out January 10th, 2020: