Lion causes and uproar
It has been a productive first year for Virginia’s Fight the Lion. Since forming in late 2009, they have recorded and released their debut album (When the Mighty Fall), played shows with Def Leppard, Poison and Cheap Trick and, most recently, opened the second stage at the Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, Va. Prior to their set, Live-Metal.net’s Greg Maki met up with the quartet—vocalist/guitarist Jake Mimikos, lead guitarist Ron Cruz, bassist Jason Proctor and drummer Shawn Battle—to talk about their formation, influences and more. Greg