Black Licorice is a San Diego based rock band formed in August 2019 by frontman Conner Farrell, its members consisting of Ryan Marshall (keys), Isabelle Bain (bass), and Jason Nierenberg (drums). As dedicated young musicians, they are aiming for the moon and beyond to launch a new generation of rock and define the ages. Throughout the San Diego music scene, the band members are well known for their charismatic stage presence and distinct style combining elements of early 2000s post punk revival and hard rock to create something new, creative, and entirely their own.
The band was not only created out of a desire to bring rock back into the mainstream and release the greatest music of all time, but also to inspire future generations to live more fulfilling lives without fearing the judgements of others. Their motto is “Never Live from a Position of Fear”, and that is something the band wants to instill in their listeners. When you’re unafraid of others' opinions of you, you’re untouchable and able to reach the people that you want to be speaking to.
Black Licorice released their debut single titled “No Patients” in early 2020, and when the COVID-19 pandemic began, the band headed to Arizona to record a series of four singles which they released throughout the period of quarantine. This series began with the release of “Tell It to Me”, followed by “Fun Times”, and “Getting Closer” before concluding with “Down the Drain”. So far, “Fun Times” has been featured on Spotify Brazil’s official playlist Volume Máximo. Currently, the band is back in San Diego to work on their first EP.
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