After taking a two year hiatus to pursue family/travel/school/work, the members of ‘Men As Trees’ have relocated and reformed as Locktender in Cleveland, OH. Locktender is a concept focused hardcore band concentrating on artists and their works interpreted through music, lyrics & art. Every album is an artist, every song is a different work.
Our first three songs took quick looks at individual works by William Blake, Earl Nightingale & Raphael Gleitsmann. Our first full length LP, Kafka, was released in 2013 and focused on five short works by Franz Kafka. This will be followed by another split for which a Herman Melville short story was used and our second LP, Rodin, based on four sculptures, in 2014 which will be supported by a second European Tour.
Locktender plays Godin guitars, hand-crafted in Canada.