Anchors Affliction is an American metalcore band from Denver, CO that was established in 2015 by drummer Dalton Akerfelds and bassist Jared Pattynama.
The band’s sound comes from a mix of hardcore, metalcore, and post-hardcore influences. Anchors Affliction’s number one goal is to spread an uplifting message to it’s listeners in hopes that the music will have a positive impact on their lives. In the words of drummer, Dalton Akerfelds – “Music has helped us so much. It’s the one thing that has always been there through the darkest and brightest hours of our lives. We now have an opportunity to share that saving grace with others.”
The band’s current line up consists of Tyler Hill and Joshua Everetts sharing vocal duties, Christopher Rodeno and Thaine Trygstad on guitars, bassist Jared Pattynama and drummer Dalton Akerfelds.
Anchors Affliction is set to release their self titled EP in December of 2015. Mixed, engineered and co-produced by Taylor Hahn of Hahn Audio and mastered by Alan Douches. Extensive touring across North America is planned for 2016, following the release.
Joshua Everetts – Vox
Tyler Hill – Vox
Jared Pattynama – Bass & voice
Christopher Rodeno – Guitar
Thaine Trygstad – Guitar
Dalton Akerfelds – Drums
Photographer: Eddie Kagen