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An Emerging Women-Led Metal Band ‘SEPSISS’ is Breaking Numerous Stereotypes




There is something majestic about Metal music that makes the heart go crazy. The powerful beats can energize listeners there and then, giving them the push they had been craving for since long. Yet, there is one incredible metal band that has raised the bar of metal. SEPSISS, the woman led metal band, is a prime example of utilizing music to enlighten listeners.

The female-fronted band from Manchester, SEPSISS, is revolutionizing metal music with the special purpose of empowering the listeners.  Beginning in 2011, SEPSISS was created when Melissa Wolfe and William Savant joined their forces together to share their passion for the metal style.  The team undoubtedly has an aura that employs music’s charm to gather people and crowds together. Shattering the stereotype surrounding Metal music, SEPSISS remains on the top of their game even in the pandemic by leveraging the technology. With specializing in online streaming and creative programming utilizing apps like Twitch and Facebook Live, SEPSISS served as the beacon of hope for people in trouble amid the chaos that the pandemic had induced.

Additionally, where the band’s Co-founder, William, had spent most of his life in jails and correctional facilities, SEPSISS is living the purpose of uplifting people who had been vulnerable to addiction and life of crime. “The band is the manifestation of my determination to bring positivity among the lives of individuals who are struggling to achieve personal enrichment. With metal music and this band, I desire to rebuild the young mind, encouraging them to live a sober life,” says William Savant.

William Savant has served two sentences, one for 1-3 years and the other for 4-12 years, for arson. In the midst of serving in jail, William was determined to use his musical talent to improve the lives of individuals behind bars, providing them with the inspiration to live a better life, abstaining from crimes.

To date, SEPSISS has constantly been indulging in numerous shows, including charity charities based events. Recently, the band stole the show by curating a special performance for the Massachusetts correctional facility middlesex county jail prisoners as a part of their Monday moments program. The band is laser-focused on its mission to enable healing with their community based interactive band.

“The music be it of any sort, has the ultimate power to transform lives. We just want people behind the bar to utilize this power to change their lives forever and for the better,” says William.

SEPSISS band has something alluring in its element, gathering a variety of sonic characteristics from ethnic rhythms, modern dance, and a blend of urban hardcore, bringing forth an inherently novel version of modern metal that is simply irresistible.

Additionally, the major stereotype that SEPSISS has managed to break brilliantly is empowering women to write metal music. Melissa Wolfe, the woman behind SEPSISS reveals that the band’s purpose is to blur lines for young African American individuals who desire to compose metal music. After all, the metal of genre has just so many negative tags, and so SEPSISS wishes to retrain the ear to uplift and unite people in a new yet exciting manner.

Taking Inspiration from Asking Alexandria, Avenged Sevenfold, Evanescence, Axxis, Halestorm, Metallica, Motley Crue, Dragonforce, Epica, and Pantera, SEPSISS has made its stance in the super-fierce music industry. Being the recipient of the New England Music Award for Best Hard Rock/Metal Act of the Year 2019, SEPSISS has proved that it is the master of artistic creativity and all set to take the lead of the metal scene, well beyond their hometown.

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“The Firing Squad”: I Cried Buckets of Tears




Sitting in the dimly lit theater, I had no idea what to expect as the opening credits of “The Firing Squad” began to roll. Little did I know that I was about to embark on an emotional journey that would leave me reaching for tissues and struggling to catch my breath.

The film follows the true story of three Christians facing execution by firing squad in a third world country. Directed by Timothy A. Chey, it features a stellar cast including James Barrington, Kevin Sorbo, and Cuba Gooding Jr. Each actor brings their character to life with such authenticity and depth that it’s impossible not to be fully immersed in their struggles and triumphs.

As the plot unfolded, I found myself drawn into a world of despair and desperation, but also one of unwavering faith and hope. The characters’ journey from darkness to light, from despair to redemption, resonated with me on a deeply personal level. I couldn’t help but be moved by their courage and resilience in the face of unimaginable adversity.

But it was the performances that truly stole the show. James Barrington’s portrayal of the protagonist’s internal turmoil was nothing short of mesmerizing, while Kevin Sorbo and Cuba Gooding Jr. delivered powerhouse performances that left me in awe.

And then there was the message of the film—that no matter how bleak the circumstances may seem, there is always hope. That even in our darkest moments, faith has the power to transform lives and bring about redemption. It was a message that hit me like a ton of bricks, leaving me with tears streaming down my face and a renewed sense of purpose.

As the credits rolled and the lights came up, I found myself struggling to put into words the impact that “The Firing Squad” had on me. All I could manage was, “I cried buckets of tears.” And I wasn’t alone. As I looked around the theater, I saw others wiping their eyes and exchanging emotional glances.

In the end, “The Firing Squad” wasn’t just a movie—it was an experience. An experience that left me feeling inspired, uplifted, and profoundly grateful for the power of cinema to touch the soul. And for that, I will be forever grateful.

The movie is set to premiere in the theatres worldwide on August 2, 2024. And this is definitely a must watch movie, reminding people of the strength of faith.

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