Harm & Ease is a Rock & Roll band originally founded in Burlington, Ontario made up of:
Founding members Danny Lopez and Rylan Whalen originally met in their first year of high school. In the predictable suburbs of Burlington, Ontario is where they swiftly began a musical relationship. Harm & Ease was officially formed in 2010 as an acoustic project allowing them to explore a more melodic vibe not present in the metal scene. Eventually, fate would find Lopez, along with his family, being uprooted with little warning finding themselves in Buenos Aires, Argentina. However, this wasn’t enough to separate the songwriting duo. Dedication, sacrifice, and a hell of a lot of plane rides kept the artistic pair inseparable and propelled them into their next stage.
Harm & Ease is a Rock & Roll band originally founded in Burlington, Ontario made up of Rylan Whalen (Vocals), Danny Lopez (Guitar), John Goodblood (Bass/Guitar), and Alex Hamnett (Drums). This lineup was formed in Buenos Aires Argentina after several reiterations revolving around Whalen and Lopez (founders). The addition of Goodblood and Hamnett proved proficient in rounding out an already brilliant basis. Recording and debuting their 1st two albums in the bustling, artist hub of Buenos Aires. They found themselves reaching an international following as they took over the South American rock scene.
Having roots and family reaching to the north, the boys took the plunge relocating their home base to Toronto, Canada. Connections were soon formed with world-renowned talents such as Multi-Platinum and Juno Award-winning artist Walk off the Earth allowing the recording process to begin and their first Canadian recorded album ‘Midnight Crisis’. Produced by Dominic John David (known for his work with Jack White, Beck, and Willie Nelson), Harm & Ease channels the rock & roll giants of the 60s and 70s and passes it through their modern filter, creating a sound that comes across as fresh yet familiar and steeped in the roots of classical music and songwriting. In 2017, the band released their first album “Wonderful Changes”, recorded in a mansion to be demolished in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Showcasing a melodic conceptual brand of songwriting with lush arrangements, and a choral quality to their backup vocals. Their second album “Black Magic Gold” cranked up the volume and featured a much more blues rock-driven sound, with swampier darker songs and funeral march horns. They have recently recorded a single with Grammy award-winning producer Joe Cicarelli (Elton John, The Foo Fighters, Morrisey, The Raconteurs) titled “Nothing More Than Love”.
The band is currently set to release their new single “Cut Me Loose” dropping Friday, July 16th. This upbeat modern rock anthem showcases the band’s unique sound & dueling lead singers. The track puts the subjects of love & betrayal into play through a dramatic yet action-driven storyline.