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Kings County Pays Homage With NIN “Wish” Cover
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Kings County Pays Homage With NIN “Wish” Cover

Orlando-based hard rock outfit Kings County has released their latest high-octane single and this one is a cover you may recognize. The band has re-imagined the classic Nine Inch Nails track "Wish". This reimagining of a classic track showcases the band's commitment to pushing boundaries both musically and visually. The accompanying video was shot in the historic West Virginia Penitentiary, adding a chilling layer to their interpretation. Kings County is comprised of Rob Dexter (Vocals, Bass), Steve Bell (Guitars, Vocals), Joe Lopez (Drums), and Bill Kania (Guitars, Vocals). Kings County's frontman, Rob Dexter, expressed his deep admiration for Nine Inch Nails, particularly Trent Reznor's ability to carve his unique path within the industrial rock scene. Dexter's fascination with "...
Kings County’s “So Cold” Is A Hard Rock Masterpiece
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Kings County’s “So Cold” Is A Hard Rock Masterpiece

Hard rock titans Kings County are back with a blistering new single and music video, "So Cold," which builds on the success of their previous releases; it is a relentless, high-octane rock experience. Kings County consists of Rob Dexter (Vocals, Bass), Steve Bell (Guitars, Vocals), Joe Lopez (Drums), and Bill Kania (Guitars, Vocals). They have a knack for delivering hard-hitting guitar riffs, scorching vocals, and an intense, melodic sound that grabs you by the collar. Frontman Rob Dexter delves into the essence of "So Cold," explaining that the track encapsulates the multi-tiered complexities of life, relationships, and internal struggles. It's a song that resonates with anyone who's experienced the ups and downs of existence. Kings County In The Studio "So Cold" took sh...
Kings County’s Single “Holding On” Packs A Powerful Punch
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Kings County’s Single “Holding On” Packs A Powerful Punch

Florida rockers Kings County have been hard at work over the last year writing and recording new music. We're seeing the fruits of that labor with the release of the new single and video, "Holding On." This intense track features powerful vocals, memorable guitar riffs, and melodic hooks to tie it all together. Kings County is Rob Dexter (Vocals, Bass), Steve Bell (Guitars, Vocals), Joe Lopez (Drums), and Bill Kania (Guitars, Vocals).Dexter says, “Holding On" was the song we needed to write. After our last release in 2022, we were constantly performing live for months and knew we had to get back to writing or we would become complacent. You are as good as your last song and it was a pivotal moment for us. We needed to raise the bar and that's exactly what we did". Meaning Behi...
Kings County Drop Blistering New Rock Single “Equilibrium”
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Kings County Drop Blistering New Rock Single “Equilibrium”

Florida rockers' Kings County new single is out and it's their strongest effort to date. "Equilibrium" is a blistering up-tempo rock track that is sure to please not only their dedicated fanbase but fans of hard rock in general. Heavy guitar riffs coupled with deep lyrics and a soaring chorus are the recipe for success here. The band has experienced a steady rise over the 18 months. They've garnered more than a million views on YouTube for their breakout track "Bleed These Tears". That's in addition to the hundreds of thousands of streams to complement those efforts. Kings County consists of Dexter on vocals and bass. Steve Bell and Bill Kania play guitar with Joe Lopez holding it down behind the drum kit. The band collaborated with producer/engineer Chuck Alkazian (Pop Evil, Tan...
Kings County Release Blistering Version Of Måneskin’s “Beggin'”
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Kings County Release Blistering Version Of Måneskin’s “Beggin'”

Hard rocking quartet Kings County has released a killer cover from one of the year's most talked-about bands. Måneskin was initially formed in Italy in 2016. They've recently achieved lift-off with a dual pair of singles in "Beggin'" and "I Wanna Be Your Slave". The question is, are you saying their band name right? Regardless of any potential pronunciation issues, we're here to talk about the fact that Kings County has delivered a hard-hitting rendition that pays tribute to the original while making it all their own. Meet Kings County Kings County is made up of Rob Dexter on vocals & bass with Steve Bell on guitar and sharing in the vocal duties. Then you have Joe Lopez holding it down on drums with Bill Kania also on guitars and vocals. Our very own Cammy K had a chance t...
Behind the Scenes with Rob Dexter from Kings County
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Behind the Scenes with Rob Dexter from Kings County

Orlando Florida's Kings County has been lighting up stages all over the East Coast for over 20 years. They play shows all year round, wowing fans with their slick sounds and incredible stage presence.Cammy K from Mendowerks sat down with lead singer and bass player Rob Dexter for an in-depth look at how the band has maintained its success over the years and continues to grow with their new hard rock songs.Hi, Rob Dexter from Kings County!! Tell us a little bit about you. What is your professional background? Are you a musician full-time?Sure, I’m Rob Dexter, vocalist, and bassist for the hard rock band Kings County. We are based out of Orlando, FL. I’ve been playing bass and singing professionally since the ’90s with several bands but Kings County was started in 2003. The core of the band...
Rockers Kings County Drop Intense Flock Of Seagulls Cover
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Rockers Kings County Drop Intense Flock Of Seagulls Cover

Florida based rock band Kings County have given new life to a song that helped define a generation by putting their own spin on A Flock of Seagulls 'I Ran (So Far Away)'. The original was released in 1982 at the height of the MTV era and was the second single off their self titled album. Kings County have redefined the track with an exceptional hard hitting music video and single release. The band is made up of Rob Dexter (Vocals, Bass), Steve Bell (Guitars, Vocals), Joe Lopez (Drums) and Bill Kania (Guitars, Vocals). They brought on producer Chuck Alkazian out of Pearl Sound Studios to helm the project. Alkazian is known for his work with Chris Cornell of Soundgarden, Pop Evil and on Tantric's 2018 release Mercury Retrograde. According to a recent press release, Dexter had this t...