Female fronted and from Chicago, Illinois, Ignescent is a rock band comprised of Jennifer Benson on lead vocals, Steve LaRocco and Nate Moderski on guitar, Eric Meginnis on drums, and Eric McKay on bass. Since 2008, the band has been primarily touring throughout the Midwest and Nashville area.
Ignescent’s first CD, Electrified, was produced by 4 time Dove Award winning & Grammy Nominated producer Travis Wyrick (10 Years, P.O.D.) and recorded at Lakeside Studios in Knoxville, Tennessee. The first song on the CD, “Calling Out to You”, was co-written with former lead guitarist of Skillet, Ben Kasica, and hit the top 30 on the Billboard Christian Rock Charts. Ignescent's 2nd CD was produced by Eric LaBrosse of Cherry Pit Studios. Ignescent has had the honor of opening for Stryper, Flyleaf, Lacey Sturm, Otep, Another Lost Year, Art of Dying, Letters From The Fire, Like a Storm and has played at fests with Switchfoot, Colton Dixon, Memphis May Fire, The Devil Wears Prada, Veridia, Building 429, Chris Tomlin, and TobyMac.
Ignescent combines their musical backgrounds to form a harmony that is both addictively musical and inspiring. Ignescent is more than just a rock band, they are real people with a combination of great stories. These stories, combined with moving guitars riffs and a driving beat create a sound people enjoy and relate to. Their influences include Flyleaf, Evanescence, and Paramore.
Ignescent’s music is a great mixture of rock and pop with a great message. You can tell that their music has a rock/alternative edge that sounds right at home with most Top 40 formats.
Ignescent is excited to share their music. They have been working hard creating and perfecting their sound. Relatable lyrics with a rock and roll vibe, Ignescent is sure to entertain and inspire. “We’re authentic people that just want to encourage others with our message. We’re also a rock band and put on a great show! The music is addicting, it’s catchy with a real message.”
Ignescent fuses their passion for life and music by serving as ambassadors for Holt International.
Ignescent has a new EP out as well as a few new singles. All are available here on iTunes - https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/ignescent-ep/id1040179721?ign-mpt=uo%3D4 You can also take a listen to all the songs on Youtube and Spotify. Check out Ignescent's brand new live music video to "You Got Me" on the video page and the new remix of "Angel In The Dark" by Ignescent with VoidO on the video page and youtube.