'Lock Stock & Barrel' is heartfelt, powerful alt rock that speaks to the human experience, life's ups and downs,redemption and personal triumph. This is authentic musical artistry that has been honed through years of live performance on the road and in the studio - falls in the vein of Lifehouse, The Gaslight Anthem, REM, Social Distortion, Lou Reed and Iggy Pop. Exploding Sun has appeared on many radio and television programs in the greater Hampton Roads of Virginia and they were recently selected for WinTour 2013, as well as many other high profile shows in Virginia. Download 'Lock Stock & Barrel' to hear some of the best of what Southeastern VA has to offer in all original, modern alternative pop rock! Started making music in when I was a teenager - Crimson Lace when I was 15 was our first all original band What makes our music different? - It appeals to both the heart and the head combining power pop choruses with guttural, soulful vocals with high intensity guitar riffs, rhythms and solos that are blues rocked based, but scream loudly to the alternative crowd. It's important to connect to my music fans so they can hear songs that will touch them at a deep level and take them to better place by sharing the common bonds of the human experience. As an artist Exploding has logged years of writing, recording and gigging, which has always been intense and authentic with a steady steam of road worn creative consciousness.