ClosedHandPromise is an Austin, Texas based band that has been winning fans around the globe with its raw, high energy sonic assault that is both hard to classify in a genre yet rooted in heaviness. Displaying elements of heavy metal throwdown riffs, punk rock up tempo rhythms, powerfully melodic rock anthems and textured electronica ClosedHandPromise draws a diverse crowd to its high energy live shows. The diversity of musical influences of each member shows clearly in the song arrangements as the listener is continually taken down various stylistic avenues throughout. With a lineup formed from a "Who's Who" list in prominent local acts, the CHP crew has put together music and a stage show that never disappoints and reaches a broad audience of listeners. The global popularity of the two songs on their "Outer Space" EP has built a solid fanbase to launch their full release.ClosedHandPromise is a band to watch in 2013 with the release of their EP [iam] Nemesis recorded with Tim Gerron (SOD, Skrew) at Space Studios and mastered by Roger Lian (Slayer, Candiria) of Masterdisk in NY.