Local artist spotlight: Walls of Jericho

Melody Baetens
The Detroit News

A weekly update exposing local artists

Name: Walls of Jericho

Members: Candace Kucsulain, singer; Chris Rawson and Mike Hasty, guitarists; Aaron Ruby, bassist; and Dustin Schoenhofer, drummer.

Sound: A mix of metal, hardcore and rock, Walls of Jericho play emotional and hard-hitting, guitar-heavy music. Tough front woman Kucsulain is a force of nature because of her passionate performances and thoughtful lyrical content.

Future: This spring and summer the group will tour Europe and Russia (including an appearance at France’s Hellfest) in support of their new album “No One Can Save You From Yourself.”

History: Detroit-based band, formed in the late 1990s. Their last album, “The American Dream,” was released in 2008.

On Stage: The Shelter, 8 p.m. Fri. $15. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Melody Baetens