|Origin||Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Members||Ben Cohen |
Convey quickly made a name for themselves in the Los Angeles music scene with their 2016 debut Speed Dial EP which featured the eponymous song “Speed Dial”. The band caught the ear of renowned music attorney Eric German who brought in producer Jim Kaufman to produce their debut LP. Jim is the guitar player and founding member of the industrial alt metal indie band, Opiate for the Masses, and has produced albums for Anti-Flag, Beware of Darkness, Danny Worsnop (Asking Alexandria) and Night Riots.
North Carolina based label Revival Recordings signed Convey in September 2018. and released the first two singles from their debut LP, City of Skin and Bone “Terror” and “Inside Out”, in October and November of 2018. The album is expected to be released in 2019.
Vocalist Ben Cohen and guitarist Jahan Rajabi met while in high school in Boston, MA and began writing and recording together before attending Berklee College of Music. There they met resident Rush disciple Cory Massing and moved to Los Angeles, CA shortly after graduating. Convey’s lineup was fully realized with the addition of another Berklee graduate Luke Dennis.
Speed Dial EP (2016):
Convey’s first release was the Speed Dial EP on September, 28 2016. It contained seven tracks: “Speed Dial”, “Night Sky”, “Nothing But a Love Song”, “Downpour”, “Red Tape”, “Sharks” and “Neon”.
City of Skin and Bone (2018-2019):
Convey’s debut LP City of Skin and Bone is due to be released in 2019 on Revival Recordings. The first single “Terror” was released on October, 5 2018 and the second single “Inside Out” was released on November 16, 2018. On January 20, 2019 the band was announced as one of the 10 artists to be featured on Volume 1 of KROQ's Locals Only Vinyl Compilation along with The Wrecks, Dear Boy and The Brevet
Convey draw influences from progressive rock, experimental rock, alternative rock, post-hardcore, active rock and classic rock artists. The band has been compared to At The Drive In, The Mars Volta, Circa Survive, Royal Blood and Muse among others and lists Led Zeppelin, Rush, Tool, Queens of the Stone Age, A Perfect Circle, Deftones, System of a Down and Jeff Buckley as their main influences.
Ben Cohen – lead vocals (2014-present)
Jahan Rajabi – guitar (2014-present)
Luke Dennis - bass (2014-present)
Cory Massing – drums (2014-present)
|2019||City of Skin and Bone||Revival Recordings|
|2016||Speed Dial EP||Self-released|
|2018||Inside Out||Revival Recordings|
|2016||Speed Dial||Speed Dial EP|
|2018||Terror||City of Skin and Bone|
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