Ignescent – ‘Into The Night’

Ignescent from Chicago are a female-fronted rock band who bring intensity, fury, power, and passion to their music, equal to or surpassing any other. Led by vocalist Jennifer Benson, they started in 2008 when she united with lead guitarist Deven Elion, drummer Chris Calix, rhythm guitarist Joey Sepulveda, and bass guitarist Ian Sebastian.

Over their 12 year history, Ignescent have opened for the likes of Flyleaf and Stryper, played the infamous Rock Fest in Wisconsin, and Vans Warped Tour. They’ve also released an impressive number of singles and EPs.

The music video for latest single, ‘Into The Night’ see fans finding themselves in the plot of a horror film. Benson is locked inside a barn, while a murderer – wearing a mask of course – is next door sharpening his axe. The band is rocking out in the woods, while the murderer is revealed to have mental illnesses, diseases, and vices scrawled (and crossed out) on the mask. This is reflected in the song, as Benson sings,

For years I cried myself to sleep

The hurt is all I breathe

Eventually Benson escapes, and bashes the masked one with a log, before fleeing to find safety. She finds a car, and is thankfully, taken in.

‘Into The Night’ is a hard rocking song reminiscent of Paramore, and will get you headbanging before you know it.

You can find Ignescent online on their official website. Watch the video for ‘Into The Night’ below.

About the author

Lisa has been writing for over 20 years, starting as the entertainment editor on her university newspaper. Since then she's written for Popwrapped, Maximum Pop, Celebmix, and ListenOnRepeat.

Lisa loves all good music, with particular fondness for Jedward and David Bowie. She's interviewed Edward Grimes (Jedward), Kevin Godley, Trevor Horn, Paul Young, Peter Cox (Go West), Brendan B Brown (Wheatus), Bruce Foxton (The Jam), among many many more. Lisa is also available for freelance writing - please email lisa@essentiallypop.com

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