Harley Van Kirk has been singing and performing since the age of 16. His professionalism and well sought after vocal talent gained him much respect in the hard rock genre of music.
In the 80s, he was vocalist for a band called SURGICAL STEEL, that performed with the fury of such metal acts as JUDAS PRIEST, IRON MAIDEN, and QUEENSRYCHE. Knowing, and performing with the members of Judas Priest, Harley absorbed true professional insight towards performance. Through these influences, Harley forged a style and sound that is what metal stands for. Mainstream metal is where Harley stands now.
Due to the prevalent exposure one can attain through the world wide web, Harley stands out within the growing industry of independently released new artists. His new contribution, is the conceptual album: THE NEW MESSIAH.
This album deals with a hypothetical individual that goes through life, and acquires the pieces of the puzzle, to come up with what truly upholds an interesting and enjoyable album.
You can hear new released material here: www.messiahsreign.us
Harley J. Van Kirk