Emerging with a new line up and an explosive new sound, MERRIN incorporates the goodness of high energy rock with soul and passion. Feel it as it smacks you in the chest in the best kind of way.
Loved by many, they have played support to iconic acts I Am Giant and American band Everclear, headlining their own tours around the country and performing to big crowds at various events throughout their home town of Wellington, New Zealand.
Charlie Phillips is one of this country’s most mesmerising female rock vocalists. Her passion and drive is as inspiring and intoxicating as her soul-fuelled voice. With her alluring stage presence and powerful melodies, it is not surprising that her voice has drawn a lot of interest overseas.
With an edge defined by a distinctive guitar sound driven by Karl Wootton (Rythmn/Lead Guitar) and Angelo Pantelakis (Lead Guitar), they are joined by Richard Maxwell Jnr (Drums) and Logan Wood (Bass), the powerful rhythm section, to create life and pump substance into the heartbeat of this rock focussed band.
“Guano Apes, Nico, Living Colour, Deftones, and Rage Against the Machine – you could probably name these if you really need a sonic reference” ~ Katarzyna ‘NINa’ Górnisiewicz, Fabryka Music Magazine