Details Magazine - July 2014
By Ivan Solotaroff, Photographed By Rebecca Greenfield
…when he sings "Chasing Tornadoes," the second number of tomorrow's gig across the state in DeLand. These kids can rock and are especially tight after three years of doing this song at bars and street fairs from Florida to New York. It starts as a slow power-chord drone, accompanied by Falcon's raised fists, blank-eyed stare, and dramatic rendition of the opening lines that's more Kabuki than metal:
Chasing tornadoes tomorrow
In the field of pain and sorrow . . .
If it doesn't bleed, it will not read . . .
Milk the event, sleep in a tent
Handing out flyers to the crowd gathering in the three square blocks that've been roped off for DeLandapalooza. One of Florida's bigger pay-to-play festivals…Several have seen the Heene Boyz before, though. "Man, I saw you kids in Gainesville," says a profusely sweating man with a red mullet and a Black Flag T-shirt. "Kick-ass motherf!?king show!"...By the time Falcon screams out the opening "WEL-come to the CROSS-roads of time and space!" the crowd at stage 15 has swelled to more than 200. Halfway through the set, Falcon descends the stage to rock out among them—bumping fists and exchanging devil horns, then exhorting a metalhead in his mid-fifties with a cane, a purple mohawk, anALCOHOLICS UNANIMOUS T-shirt, and an NJoy e-cigarette to "Rise!" He does, slowly on his cane, then joins Falcon's headbanging…
Alligator February, 2014"Downtown Gainesville's Restore the Music festival to raise money for music education" by Lauren Zika, Avenue Writer
Orlando Sentinel October 19, 2013
Check it out!
Mayhem Magazine October, 2013
Click here to see actual Mayhem Magazine HEENE BOYZ Page
and go to page 44-45.
WGN Interview July 3, 2013
American Chili Tour 2013We are here in NY. We just finished the very first show at Sullivan Hall on June 26, 2013.
Here're some quotes/reviews.
"The family, who had appeared on two episodes of Wife Swap… and would later appear on CNN and Today, have now moved across the country to pursue a heavy metal career for their three young boys."
- Sophie Schillaci, Hollywood Reporter
" 'American Chili': the band’s signature number, this 8-minute.... shows off Falcon’s mini-Ozzie flare."
- Samantha Martin, Pod Dust
"The Heene Boyz's live set is a well-rehearsed feat of metal-god pageantry:"
- Camille Dodero, Gawker
"Falcon Heene Will Rock NYC with His Metal Band ....they can work a crowd and they've got some really energy!"
- Jen Carlson, Gothamist
"...you definitely gotta check that shit out. But first, read our exclusive interview with the band to find out more about their music..."
- Jay Stephens, The Village Voice
Real News Real Fast, April 27, 2013Real News Real Fast posted our interview just right now.
Here's a link:
Lester's Tour Bus April 25, 2013LESTER'S TOUR BUS RADIO SHOW featuring Lester J. Rockwell and The Iron Bear - Award winning radio program promoting Florida music, art and artists - Listen Thursdays live from 10:00 to 1:00 am on rockslamradio.com
(from their facebook)
Please check ustream.tv clips on 4/25/13 at "Lester's Tour Bus".
Also we posted pictures from the interview on PICK THE BEST 14.
97X Panama City Radio InterviewWe met Ian from 97X while we were playing at Ms. Newby's.
Next morning on March 20, 2013 we visited their studio and got a radio interview.
Really cool guys!
Spring Hill Today (excerpt) January 31, 2013
Hernando Today February 2, 2013
Jay Thomas Show Radio InterviewJay Thomas on Howard 101 Sirius XM says:
"Something New" ... "It sounds like HEART. Totally" ..."you might have a hit on your hands"
They played "Chasing Tornadoes" & "Latte Vampiress" on their show.
Tampa Bay - SoundcheckTampa Bay - Soundcheck July 11, 2012
"Artist of the Day"
"there’s a genuine touch of Bruce Dickinson’s wail in young Falcon’s pipes."
Other Publications"The Heene Boyz music is certainly heavy, both in sound and themes as the video below for 'Chasing Tornadoes' and 'Again' clearly show."
- David McCormack, Mail Online, UK
"....it's totally metal."
- Dusten Carlson, The Inquisitr
“…is, frankly, not bad for a band with the average age of 10 years old.”
“To be honest: there’s some promise there.”
- Ned Hepburn, Death and Taxes
“ 'Our goals are to play forever… (and to) tour with Metallica,' said Brad."
- Michael Walsh, New York Daily News
"When it's time for the guitar solo, Bradford nails it one-handed, Eddie Van Halen style. Falcon plucks bass strings with his teeth. When finished, they grin, make devil horns, and do handstands."
- Deirdra Funcheon, Broward Palm Beach New Times
“For more on the making of the next generation’s Slayer, read their extensive profile in New Times Broward-Palm Beach, ….”
- Chris Coplan, Consequence of Sound
ABC Wife Swap (excerpt)
ABC News: Storm Chase Family (excerpt)