The passion and electricity sorely missing in the music of many of Clay Melton’s peers is abundant in the fantastic performance of ‘Timing’s Everything,’ a new single on the upcoming 2017 album release. It’s another reason why Clay is certain to be recognized as one of this generation’s guitar heroes.” – Ritchie Adams, Editor in Chief, Red Hot Rock Magazine.
Clay Melton is a rising pop - Rock artist based in Houston, Texas. For Fans of John Mayer, Hozier or Jack White.
Riding the success of his debut album Burn the Ships which reached #5 on the Billboard Heatseekers Charts, Clay and his 3 piece band including Raymon Minton on Bass/Synths and Zach Grindle on Drums have performed all over the United States to Club and Festival audiences. Houston Press noted 'Burn the Ships is great example of an artist on the rise who is rewriting the rules."
Clay Exemplifies strength in genres ranging from alternative to soul on Burn the Ships (most notably in his vocal collar with Kam Franklin of The Suffers on "Wind & Wave".) In their live performance the guitar driven pop-rock trio pleases crowds across all ages with an intense and exciting energy on stage that is not easily forgotten.
"This kid is a force of nature.”
Jared Lee Gosselin, Grammy Winning Producer (Macy Gray, Velvet Revolver)