2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Unlocking The Truth

Tuesday, March 17
10:00PM - 10:40PM

Dirty Dog Bar
505 E 6th St


Brooklyn-based metal trio Unlocking the Truth are a great band for any age, creed, time or color. As 13-year-old frontman/guitarist/co-founder Malcolm Brickhouse says: “People can play music at any age, and people either like your music or not. I see us doing this forever, because we want to become one of the world's best heavy metal bands.”

UTT co-founder Jarad Dawkins, 12, explains the band vibe: “our music is ‘custom’ metal. It’s different from what you’d hear by a regular metal band, mainly because how young we are, and because we have a positive movement; we’re about inspiring people to do what they want to do.” Newest member Alec Atkins, 13, started on guitar and switched to bass, as he notes: “Jarad and Malcolm would teach me notes on the bass, and my guitar teacher taught me tablature--and now I know how to read music!”

The lineup began organically, with Brickhouse and Dawkins finding metal via their love of w...

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