The East Village of New York City is home to The Heavy Howl. The band was formed by vocalist/guitarist Steven Williams in 2015 after joining forces with bassist Amanda Chessa, an old high school friend, and drummer Joel Frost, through the all-too-rare Craigslist success story.
Their self-released debut EP, New Mistake, a collection of songs that showcased the group’s penchant for catchy “low rock”, led to the band teaming up with Velvet Elk Records for their follow-up single. Recorded at Rivington 66 by Nico Chiotellis (David Waxman, Le Rev), “Ponderosa" is currently available.
“Everything we track is live in the studio in two or three takes with as little overdubs as possible,” Williams says, “we really push for the recordings to be an accurate representation of the energy of our live