If Rock ‘n Roll was fine wine, with Freedom’s Note, what you experience is akin to the finest among them.
Introducing Donny Synard (rhythm guitar, lead vocals), Danny Fewer, (lead guitar, backing vocals), Mark Stewart (bass, backing vocals) and Trevor Lethbridge (drums) — a complex bouquet of sound, consisting of a hint of Alberta hardwork blended with authentic Atlantic undertones and a splash of bright Spanish colours. Their explosion of timbral flavour once casked in an obviously well-travelled, battle-tested barrel that has traversed the ages with pure heart and soul at its very core.
Freedom’s Note takes you on a sonic journey of varying energy to many places, through several feelings reminiscent of the rich Rock ‘n Roll history of legend before them, with subtle nods in homage to several other genres along the way.
Drawing on music influences from Guns ‘N Roses, Queen, The Foo Fighters, Nickelback, to name only a few, the foursome steadily grew audiences under the name Destranged and continued to awe those they performed for, with cover songs and top charting hits. In 2012, the integration of original written material was incorporated into their live shows garnering even more massive appeal and success, with the boys from Newfoundland performing in wider Alberta venues and opening for various renowned acts including Simple Plan, Finger Eleven, Trooper, Kim Mitchell, Mother Mother, Mötley Crüe’s Vince Neil, and Scott Weiland of Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver fame.
Their edgy pop/rock vibe and compelling lyrics contributed to the release of a full album of original material launching Destranged from live band status to recording artists in their own right. Realizing a new band name was in order, they unanimously selected the most requested song from that album, and, Freedom’s Note took flight.
Drawing on personal experiences and creating melodies followed closely behind by lyrics, Freedom’s Note debut full length album Trial By Fire is filled with songs of love, passion, fun and excitement. Recorded at multi award winning studio, MCC Recording Studios (Calgary) under the direction of Grammy nominated producer, Johnny Gasparic, Freedom’s Note will launch “All We Know,” the first single release to radio nationwide (December 28th, 2015) with full video support (January 4th, 2016).
“All We Know” is about carving your own path in life, taking the road less travelled and putting everything on the line no matter what consequences or barriers are put in front of you,” states Donny Synard. “Too many people look for the easiest or safest road in life. “All We Know” is about seizing each moment and believing that anything is possible. BE INSPIRED!”
Freedom’s Note will expand their performances and showmanship to audiences during their first national tour, summer 2016.