Members: Stephen Homan (bass), Shannon Henkel (guitar), Jason Simonelli. (Vocals), Michael Strong (drums), Dom Rini (lead guitar)
Label: Spat! Records / Open Casket Records
Genres: Hard Rock / Groove Metal
Hometown: Cleveland, OH
Influences: COC, Black Sabbath, Twisted Sister, Motley Crue (Corabi era), KISS, Metallica
Sounds like: Motley Crue/Twisted Sister mixed with Black Sabbath style for heaviness and the ethereal vibe of Saigon Kick, Janes Addiction, the pop sensibility of Ace of Bass, with the sass of Vixen.
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Veterans of the Cleveland music scene trenches for decades which have performed to thousands of thriving fans. Armed with the dynamic guitars work of Shannon Henkel and Dom Rini this two bring a bombastic borage of riff after riff and the driving intensity of Michael Strong on the drums and the locked in and groove bassist Stephen Homan, brings the MourningWagon sound to life. With the addition of vocalist Jason Simonelli. the band has achieved the missing piece to the musical puzzle.
MourningWagon has performed at large venues and various venues and are able to bring the audience in with them with their catchy and hooky songs. With five internationally releases under their belt and a strong listener base around the world they are asked to perform with some of music biggest talent in the hard rock/metal realm. A few of the bands that the band has shared the stage with are: Sebastian Bach, Kill Devil Hill,The Skull, Eyes Set To Kill, Sister Sin, Stryper, Kings X, Joey Belladona (Anthrax),Tom Keifer (Cinderella), and John Corabi, just to name a few.
Live at the Beachland Ballroom EP
Live at the Cleveland Agora
Special Limited Edition
Biker Warrior Babe vs The Zombie Babies From Hell (2013)