INFIDEL RISING is a progressive power metal band that has been spearheading the progressive metal scene in Dallas, TX since 2012. They actively play in local Dallas-Fort Worth venues and festivals while finishing recording their 2nd album to be released later this year.
Their current line-up includes vocalist and frontrunner Travis Wills (ex-Millenial Reign, ex-TYR), drummer Wayne Stokely (ex-Pretty Boy Floyd), bassist Chris Herring (ex-Power of Omens), Rafael Quintana Rivera on guitar (Parallel Dimensions, and Aaron Walton on keyboard (Parallel Dimensions).
INFIDEL RISING released their first album independently in 2015 entitled Torn Wings of Illusion, which has been described as a vibrant union of power and progressive metal. (2015, Angelic Warlord ).
Streaming on Spotify, iHeart Radio, Amazon Music, Google Music, and Pandora Radio.
Infidel Rising has become well-known for their energetic live shows, powerful vocals, and emotionally driven lyrics that speak of personal struggle, discovery, and hope for change.
They have played support for such touring headliners as Anthra, Epica, Nightwish, Luca Turilli's Rhapsody, Fates Warning, Primal Fear, Gloryhammer, and Sonata Arctica.
Headlined Dallas Power Fest 2019 with support from Dreamkeeper, From Creation and Parallel Dimension
Lead Singer Travis Wills was featured on Millenial Reign's album "The Great Divide" (released 2018)
Placed in regular rotation on 83.9 KNON Radio "Reckless Rock Radio Show"
Featured artist on Reckless Rock Radio CD Vol. 1, produced by 83.9 KNON Radio and Ridglea Theater
Placement on the 2016 Deep Ellum Metal Festival with Take the Reins, Splattafish and I Am Destruction
"The Torn Wings of Illusion" received a positive review from Angelic Warlord