Midnight is a band fronted by one
Athenar, aka Jamie Walters, a guy who has had his hand in practically
anything metal coming out of Cleveland over the years.
Originally just a for-fun side project, Midnight has developed into
a full-fledged band, and the formula is simple --
raw, NWOBHM-inspired fare, with heavy influences from bands like
and a bit of early
It's certainly not complex, and there's really not a lot of variation
from song to song or album to album, yet there aren't a lot of bands
playing this style these days and Midnight is surprisingly effective
Recent album: Rebirth By Blasphemy,
released on January 24, 2020.