TAMPA, FL – RED CALLING release their single/video “TORTURE”. The female-fronted band Red Calling is a modern/metal hard rock quartet with a slight trigger pull on the side of an electronic metal-based in Tampa, FL, Red Calling has a collaborative sound and stadium-level volume that electrifies its audiences. Lending their unique uptake on metal on their latest release, “Torture”, the listener is tantalized by the strings, and then in full cock loaded gears it grinds the explosion of vocalist Jessica Pons. “Torture” leads the listener closer to throwing the metal horns over and over again. Clearly, Red Calling is here to drop their solid metal sound right where it belongs… in a stadium of metalheads. The band features Jessica Pons on vocals, guitar, and keys; Javier Pons on lead guitar and synth; Deven Starr on drums; and Luis Pons on bass and synth.
Hard Rockers Red Calling has debuted their new single and music video “Torture.” Led by frontwoman Jessica Pons’ strong and exotic vocals, the track is about not hanging on to one’s hurt anymore and finding relief through a special relationship, a calming voice. This unique voice can silence the torture inside our heads. It’s been a crazy year full of anxiety, fear, depression, uncertainty and mental health issues have been a second pandemic.
This hard rock track flirts with metal but maintains a melodic center. “Torture” mixes heavy riffs, lots of synths, and catchy vocal melodies. The dynamic voice of frontwoman Jessica Pons moves between soft melodic lines and desperate singing. Guitarist Javier Pons provides two-hand tapping guitars and tons of head-banging riffs. Bassist Luis Pons and drummer Deven Starr provide a solid pulse and backbone that gives the song the perfect foundation.
– Red Calling
Red Calling is a four-piece Hard rock band out of Tampa, Florida. With a warm sound but intense rockin’ grooves, this original music collaboration spotlights Jessica Pons on vocals, guitar, and keys, Javier Pons on guitar and samples, Bassist Luis Pons, and Deven Starr on Drums.
First radio single “Let Me Fade” in February ’13. Following with an E.P. “Break the Silence” in ’14.
First full-length album March 2016. Single “Taker of Breath” released in April 2019.
Prior festival experience: Rockapalooza in Jackson, Michigan, and Megaton in Toledo, Ohio. Solid as a show opener for National Acts: 10 Years, Lit, Otep, Adema, Candlebox, Saliva, Adam Gontier of Three Days Grace, Hed PE, Mushroomhead
Smile Empty Soul, Taproot, among others. With music both electrifying and passionate, singer Jessica can stun with heartfelt lyrics and intensity. Dynamic heavy guitars and synths, these melodies are brutal, yet tender. From its members to its music, Red Calling is as appealing to listen to, as they are to witness live.
Palette influences include some Deftones, 10 years, Lacuna Coil, The Gathering, Thrice, Breaking Benjamin, Alter Bridge, Radiohead, Portishead, Aphex Twin, Depeche Mode, Muse, Steven Wilson, Korn, and Led Zeppelin
Video Director/Producer – Javier Pons
Song Written by Red Calling
Recorded by Red Calling at Timeline Studio in Nashville, Tennessee
Produced, mixed and mastered by Scott “Scooby” Bush