Shawn St. Martin is a rhythm guitarist and bassist from Rhode Island, USA, who has been involved with several working bands, over multiple genres for the last 25 years. His most current project is the crossover thrash band hell bent:
Hailing from Providence Rhode Island, hell bent formed in 2015 consisting of current and past members of DROPDEAD, Ulcer, Paindriver, Straight to Hell, Neon Bitches and Hard Drug, and perform an intense concoction of Crossover Thrash, Hardcore, D-Beat and Speed Metal. Following up on their acclaimed self-titled EP from 2018, “Apocalyptic Lamentations” showcases more varied songwriting, bigger production and even more intensity than ever before. Hell Bent also pay homage to legendary Speed/Thrash act Znöwhite by performing cover versions of Sledgehammer and the song hell benton the album. “Apocalyptic Lamentations” was recorded at Blackheart Sound, mastered at Mammoth Sound Mastering and features the amazing artwork of the legendary Drew Elliott. The album has been released on vinyl through Armagedddon Label and CD through Horror Pain Gore Death Productions. The first pressing of the cassette was done via Metal Swarm.For fans of Aura Noir, Blood Feast, Cryptic Slaughter, D.R.I., English Dogs, Impaled Nazarene, Possessed, Sacrifice, Sodom, Terrorizer, Wolfpack and Znöwhite… Hell Bent performed live at Maryland Deathfest XVII, Sunday May 26th at Soundstage in Baltimore Maryland, alongside D.R.I., Accused A.D., Lowlife and many more. They are currently writing material for a second LP for 2021.