About Staren Black:
Phoenix-based hard-rock powerhouse Staren Black plays charged music overflowing with driving rhythms, intricate guitar melodies and vivid
vocals. Consisting of Dorian Storm (vocals), Frank Black (guitar), Markey Simpson (guitar), Dave Schad (drums), Stephen Medrano (bass),
Staren Black is a five-piece Phoenix, AZ-based hard rock band that makes clever, original music about rebellion and social struggle.
Consisting of Dorian Storm (vocals), Frank Black (guitar), Markey Simpson (guitar), Dave Schad (drums), Stephen Medrano (bass), the
group delivers energetic, emotionally engaging live shows and polished
recordings that showcase strong instrumental arrangement and
storytelling skills, inventive freeform guitar solos and solid
grooves. Staren Black is influenced by powerhouse performers like
Megadeth, Judas Priest, Frank Zappa, and AC/DC.
In-Depth with Frank Black of Staren Black
Written by Alison “MetalBabe” Cohen
Staren Black is a five-piece hard rock powerhouse based in Phoenix Arizona that really stands out both musically and lyrically. This is a band that makes you think. While enjoying their musical interpretations of the message they are putting out. It truly was a pleasure to get in-depth with founding member and guitarist Frank Black to learn more about Staren Black.
Alison “MetalBabe” Cohen: Hi Frank! It’s been so great working with you so far with MBM Music. I am glad we have a chance to sit down and do this interview for Sin City Presents Magazine. First of all, what’s the story behind the name? It’s obvious that the band likes to wear black!
Frank: Hi Alison, it’s good to be here and working with you and MBM Music as well! We’re also ready to give Sin City Presents Magazine and the readers a more in-depth view of Staren Black. We love to wear black for sure (LAUGHS).
READ THE FULL INTERVIEW ON SIN CITY PRESENTS HERE.
Vocals: Dorian Storm
Guitar: Frank Black
Guitar: Marky Simpson
Bass: Stephen Medrano
Drums: Dave Schad