By on February 25, 2013



San Antonio-based rockers Hydra Melody, will be heading over to Austin for South by Southwest 2013! The band had a busy 2012, playing the CMJ Music Marathon and opening for bands including Every Avenue, The Early November, Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown, Minus The Bear and The Toadies, and show no signs of slowing down in 2013 with a full-length album release set for early summer!


Since first forging a path in middle school with pop-punk and experimental jazz incarnations, Hydra Melody has claimed a distinctive musical place that, while offering the familiarity of mainstream alternative rock, is truly and uniquely theirs. Big sing-along catchy choruses, dynamic stage shows with subtle progressive and Latin underpinnings have attracted an enthusiastic fan base that stretches across the country. With three EPs, Day of the Dukes, Maybe One Day, and Self-Titled behind them, the eclectic South Texas sextet is indeed, finding the road before them more beautiful all the time.


Hydra Melodyʼs memorable melodic strands, heartfelt and relatable lyrics, sophisticated arrangements and powerful presentation are catching the ears of fans and critics alike. Since their late teens, Hydra Melody has chalked up dozens of US tours with an additional stint around Mexico City. About life on the road, lead vocalist Jordan Berlanga says, “Traveling, playing music you love, with people you love and meeting new people everyday has definitely been a great experience and something I want to do the rest of my life.”


Hydra Melody consists of Jordan Berlanga (lead vocals/guitar), Jason Harari (bass/vocals), Justin Berlanga (keyboard/vocals), Matt Gomez (drums), Manny Prince (percussion/congas) and Taylor Ferguson (lead guitar). With the upcoming release of a new single, “Belmar Princess,” and a full-length release this summer, expect to see much more of Hydra Melody in 2013!


SXSW Showcase:


Wed., March 13th | 7:20pm | Jivewired Showcase – 311 Club | 311 E. 6th St.

Thurs., March 14th | 1pm | AEMMP Records Showcase – Bat Bar | 218 E. 6th St.

Thurs., March 14th | 9:15pm | Dejaset Showcase – Hyde Park Grill | 4206 Duval St.

Fri., March 15th | 11pm | Eye In The Sky Showcase – Shiner’s Saloon | 422 Congress Ave.

Sat., March 16th | 9pm | Tinderbox Music Showcase – The Dizzy Rooster | 306 E. 6th St.


For updates, please visit:

Website: www.HydraMelody.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/HydraMelody

Twitter: www.twitter.com/HydraMelody

Instagram: www.Instagram.com/HydraMelody


Author: DaveHHM

Dave Luttrull: Owner/Editor in Chief of Hellhound Music. Star Wars nerd, Gamer, Destiny homer, blogger, writer and lover of all things music.