ATWB (As The World Burns) is a Viginia Beach, VA. based hard rock/metal band, John Ferreira/Vocals, Rich Clark/Lead Guitars, Barry Couch/Bass since 2005.
ATWB is an “original” regional touring and international recording artist that released a Self Titled album in 2012 that has a thundering rhythm section, strong melodic vocals that flow between soulful and aggressive shredding guitars. New single release coming Oct. 31, 2019 with Derek Sherinian on keyboards (Son’s of Apollo, Dream Theater, Alice Cooper), mixed and mastered by Chirs Collier (Whitesnake, Korn, KXM). New album release spring 2020.
We have opened for national acts at The NorVa 28 times. Jaxx in Springfield 20+ times, Va- Alley Katz in Richmond, Sonar in Baltimore, and Lamoure’s in N.Y.C, Legendary Dobb’s in Philly. Along with 100’s of regional Rock bars up and down the Eastern Atlantic Coast.
Some notable bands we have played with- Grammy winner ‘Halestorm’ twice , KIX, George Lynch, White Lion, Devil Driver, Finger 11, Doro Pesch, Airbourne, Fear factory, Shadows Fall, Veil of Maya, etc, etc, etc..