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Stinging Rain

Alternative Rock
Grove City, Pennsylvania, USA

“Stinging Rain was Nathan Depew, Paul Fry, Jon Phillips and Brett Kendall, respectively on lead vocals/guitar, bass, drums and keyboards. Nathan Depew was the primary song-writer for the band which performed original material in the alternative rock genre. The band was formed in 1987 and was based in Grove City, PA. Kendall replaced original keyboardist, Duane Fitzgerald, shortly after the release of their first CD, Shadows of Reality.”

Discography

1990 Shadows of Reality
1991 The Dream
1993 Face of Stephen

Shadows of Reality

1990 Independent

“The debut offering from the Western PA indie quartet offers a blend of thoughtful rock anthems and ballads crafted skillfully and delivered with force and passion. (1990)”

Nathan Depew - Lead vocals/guitar
Paul Fry - Bass
Jon Phillips - Drums
Duane Fitzgerald - Keyboards

  1. Grey Shapes (2:49)
  2. Changing Tides (4:48)
  3. If I Should Run (7:12)
  4. Music of My World (4:07)
  5. Return (3:57)
  6. Morning Song (3:55)
  7. Answer Me (4:10)
  8. Different Sky (3:13)
  9. Cold World (5:15)
  10. Fading (6:00)

The Dream

1991 Independent

“Penetrating spiritual depth, glittering atmospheric breadth and soaring emotional height mark the second collection offered by the indie rockers from Western Pennsylvania. (1991)”

Nathan Depew - Lead vocals/guitar
Paul Fry - Bass
Jon Phillips - Drums
Brett Kendall - Keyboards

  1. Like a Child (3:40)
  2. The Dream (4:57)
  3. On Eagle's Wings (5:21)
  4. Quest (4:01)
  5. Darkness at Twilight (4:00)
  6. Beautiful Dancer (6:35)

Face of Stephen

1993 Independent

“Complex pulsating rhythms, definitive guitar work, trademark instrumentation and soaring vocal stylings combine triumphantly in the third offering of Western Pennsylvania's indie rock darlings of the early nineties. (1993)”

Nathan Depew - Lead vocals/guitar
Paul Fry - Bass
Jon Phillips - Drums
Brett Kendall - Keyboards

  1. Burning Light (3:10)
  2. The Universe (2:40)
  3. Mighty Tree (6:20)
  4. Music of My World (4:57)
  5. Quiet Celebration (2:42)
  6. Violin (2:54)
  7. The Minstrel's Song (3:43)
  8. Shoes (3:46)
  9. Via Dolorosa (4:56)
  10. Nothing Ever Changes (4:03)