Safehill is a fresh rock band out of Shirley, Massachusetts hoping to bring the raw, stripped down rock 'n' roll aesthetic back to the mainstream.
Mike Martin, our frontman, resides in Gardner, MA. He has been a music junkie his entire life, growing up with rock of the 1970s through the 2000s, most significantly 90s rock. He finally bought his first guitar when he was 19 and taught himself how to play. Mike is also an avid runner, automobile enthusiast, and a graduate of Fitchburg State University.
Matt Swanton, our lead guitarist, grew up in Shirley, MA. He started playing guitar when he was just a 9-year-old., and is a huge blues and classic rock enthusiast. Matt recently graduated from UMass Lowell with a degree in Sound Recording Technology. In addition to being a music nerd, he is also a vintage muscle car enthusiast.
Dan Mueller, our bassist, hails from Leominster, MA, and would gladly discuss the merits of that fine town with anyone willing to lend an ear. In his free time he enjoys watching the Red Sox, running, discovering obscure 90s bands, and finding ways to tastefully annoy his sister. Dan is a graduate of Williams College in Williamstown, MA.
Noah Benson, our drummer, originates from Lunenburg, MA. Noah has been drumming for most of his young life and also likes to experiment with several other instruments. He is currently studying at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA.