(hed) p.e. has their sights firmly set on the New World Order and they are using their brand of hardcore to bring it down.

While early (hed) p.e. albums found them mixed up in the rock n’ roll lifestyle, the group has been reborn to become the voice for a movement that empowers the youth and explores secret world history, and at the same time promotes unity and political activism. Always pushing the envelope, (hed) p.e.’s new album Evolution is built on heavy dark riffs and deep, solid grooves.

Formed 20 years ago in southern California, (hed) p.e. continues to defy genres and constantly redefine their music. Their latest album Evolution just released July 22, and has received rave reviews around the world. They will be making an appearance at Dirt Fest on August 9th in Birch Run, MI bringing their self-described G-Funk sound to the masses. Guitarist Jaxon Benge spoke on the phone recently to discuss the evolution of the band, the new direction of sound on the latest release and the upcoming Dirt Fest.

Audio interview with Jaxon Benge:

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Dirt Fest

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$35.00 general admission for 50 bands!

Saturday Aug 9
Birch Run Expo Center
11600 Birch Run, MI 48415
All Ages Welcome
Gates Open at 12 noon (11:30am for VIP)
Rain Or Shine Event
Produced and Hosted by Dirt Fest Partners:
(Dalton Bros. & Banana 101.5)

Band Lineup:
Killswitch Engage
SID of Slipknot
Hed Pe
Smile Empty Soul
Sleepwave
Blue Felix
Arcanium
Beyond Threshold
Beast In The Field
Powerman 5000
Chimaira
Battlecross
Nothing More
Redlight King
Framing Hanley
Gift Giver
Murder FM
It Lies Within
Nonpoint
Gemini Syndrome
Like A Storm
Tantric
Eyes Set To Kill
Psychostick
Critical Bill
Sunflower Dead
Through The Ashes
Saint Ridley
Bridge To Grace
Braidedveins
Nuisance
1876
The 2nd System
Switchblade Scarlett
Brody & The Busch Road Trio
The Mighty Swine
Hell Rides North
Black Flower Blossom
My Perfect Nightmare
Ana
The Persevering Promise
Deveraux
Know Lyfe
Aim Your Arrows
The Finale
Cadre
Bulletproof Snow
Martyr For Madison
Laid In Stone
Autumn Coma
Flood Of Souls
First Decree
Hour 24
Sydetrakt
Shudder
Dystopian I
At Ocean’s Depth
This Is Life This Is Living
Sins In Stereo
Dead Sky
Vicariant

About The Author

Hailing from Boston and now residing in the Metro Detroit area, Mick has spent several years photographing concerts and interviewing musicians in the music industry. After spending a few years shooting and writing for MOTORCITYBLOG.net, he founded and started the National Rock Review in the fall of 2013. Recruiting staffers from around the world, he has led the National Rock Review team in to a respected and established publication in the online music news/press industry in a short period of time.

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