Musicians seeking to tell a story, an idea, a solution to what cannot be resolved alone. Reaching out with words, melodies, riffs and rhythms to wake a dormant humanity. Stone Prophet seeks to embrace all in a great unification through rock and roll.
MEET THE BAND
For two decades Jeremy has been creating music with a passion for anything and everything related to the unique. He is the vessel for interpreting emotion, refining and cultivating tales he shares with deft fingers on pen and guitar. His knack for composition and verse thrives with influence from culture, society, love, hate, life and death, along with what catches his ear at any given moment. Jeremy’s vocal and musical mentors range from the belted growls of James Hetfield to the lilting melodies of Chris Cornell all the way to the intricate and creative vocal dances of Maynard James Keenan. He is moved by vocals that are powerful and outside the realm of the ordinary.
Composer, arranger, producer & multi-instrumentalist – With emphasis in theory, composition and arrangement, he blurs the lines between conventional thinking and unbridled noise. Chris launched Stone Prophet in 2016 with fellow prophets, CP (Chris Palmer) and Jeremy Sutherland. Chris sits at the helm of all things virtuoso while conducting the bands compositional process with a practiced beethovenian precision. Chris’ scope of influence creates an appreciation from the Dominican Friars (of the Province of France) to Miles Davis, Toto, Herbie Hancock, Marcus Miller, Stravinsky, Charles-Valentin Alkan, Lyle Mays, Vangelis, Twelve Foot Ninja, Yellowjackets, Brooklyn Funk Essentials, Soulive and others who think in unconventional terms. While Chris’ soul thrives in jazz, he is able to aptly navigate within the halls of rock.
With 30 years of calluses on his fingers and over 100 shows under his boot, CP brings a wealth of veteran stage presence and diversity to Stone Prophet. After recording a single for Capitol Records in his last venture, he went on to share the stage with the likes of Shinedown, Alice in Chains, Staind and Godsmack, just to name a few. His roots begin in the British Metal Invasion and have delved everywhere from funk, blues, latin, jazz and bluegrass. His influences extend to the likes of Joe Satriani, Buddy Guy, SRV, Zakk Wylde and so many more. CP retains his Prophetess after a career move and is eagerly awaiting his return to the stage alongside his fellow Prophets.
Grady has always had a deep fascination for Guitars, laying eyes on one at a young age. With older siblings in the house, he was bombarded with many different types of music, to develop his ear. The likes of Pink Floyd and Queen but also Genesis and Foreigner were most often heard. He developed his own taste for music with bands like Slayer, Prong, Metallica and Megadeth. To no ones surprise, his first full song he learned on guitar was ‘Reign in Blood’ by Slayer. After the quintessential stroll through early “bandhood” he bought a small music venue giving him the opportunity to, not only run sound for many bands, but become the talented force he is today. He joined Stone Prophet in 2020, deftly playing his guitar but also finding his niche as the bands official Gear Nerd.
Steve was introduced to his first drum set at age 10 and at the same time, Led Zeppelin. He never looked back. Throughout his earlier years Steve covered popular grunge and rock bands, finally starting a band of his own upon reaching adulthood. As Steve harnessed his talents, his band called ‘My New Life’ toured for a number of years. After becoming a father and taking a break from music Steve took up his passion again in Northern CA starting a band called Rooky Red Lion. Six years and a move to the Boise area sent him eagerly searching for a match for his talent. His search for the right group of musicians ended in 2019 when Steve landed the coveted drummer position for Stone Prophet.
In the end, you’ll never achieve perfection. And therein lies the beauty of what we do. We are a collection of far-less-than-perfect guys, trying to do the best we can with what talent we have. Anyone can learn the basics of what we do. But, great chemistry – that’s a rare thing and much harder to come by. We trust each other. Hardships are part of life. Each one of us has a different way of dealing with the ups and downs. We provide for each other. Success is defined one individual at a time. If we can make someone laugh or move someone with the music we create, that’s a triumph.
Rock and roll used to be a rite of passage for rebellious youth. While there is something to be said for the reckless energy of the young, it seems more and more lately that the best new music is crafted by those who understand the heritage and heart of the past. Such is the case for rock veterans, Stone Prophet.
“The guitar riffs are really intense and got my blood flowing. I could imagine tearing down the highway on my Harley with this song blaring. It would be an epic experience and most enjoyed.”
“The intro was hauntingly beautiful, but you could tell it was building up to something bigger. When the rest of the band came in they gave the song the punch I was expecting. The vocals match perfectly with the rest of the band, and the lyrics are pretty good. The track is very good and I could see it getting some airtime on a rock radio station.”
“The guitar solos in the song are beautiful and the rest of the song is very dramatic and keep the depth of it going strong as it seems to rise and rise. I love it!”
“I really really like how this sounds. Sounds like progressive metal or heavy progressive rock which is right up my alley. Definitely going to check these guys out. Wonderful.”
“This track is very awesome. The intro guitar performance is just like any great Metallica hit. The drum that follows is really neat too. Very good track!”
“This is an awesome song with carefully crafted lyrics and deliberate harmonies and melodies that come together to produce quality music that I would listen to over and over again.”
“I’m really liking this group. They know how to do a proper bass line and they really bring it with the vocals.”
“The melody in this song and the beat take you on a roller coaster ride that is carefully crafted. The singer’s voice and drums are very cool. The guitar is quite amazing, too.”
If you are interested in a live performance of Stone Prophet for your venue or concert, contact us today: We will gladly put together a great and exciting show for your upcoming event. Due to schedule restrictions, we kindly ask you to book well in advance! You can use our convenient booking form to send us enquiries. We will get in touch with you as soon as possible!