Now Is the Time
21BLACK is a three-piece Rock band based in San Antonio, TX. They formed in May 2004. The band is currently promoting the release of their new album 'Now is the Time'. The members of 21BLACK have a variety of influences ranging from classic rock, jazz, blues, and classical music. The band's primary focus is writing, recording, and performing their original music. 21BLACK has appeared in the Ponderous Productions 2008 movie series 'The Innocent Killers'. Their music is featured as a recurring theme in each of the ten series of movies, and the band appears in 3 of the movies. 21BLACK's debut album 'Now is the Time' shows the wide range of the band's musical influences and moods. The song 'It's Only Money' makes an upbeat statement about the world's current economic woes. 'It Is What It Is' is a straight ahead funk rock groover. The title track of the album 'Now is the Time' is heavy and swirling, with a memorable hook line. 'Open the Door' marks the band's epoch involvement and appearance in Ponderous Production's 2008 'The Innocent Killers' movie series. The song is a recurring theme in the ten film epic saga, and 21BLACK is proud to have appeared in three of the movies. 'Open the Door' is guaranteed to satisfy the appetite of any progressive-rocker, but included on the album are acoustic and jazz versions for those that fancy other tastes. On the lighter side, the song 'Desert Soul' is a smooth and sexy instrumental, demonstrating that 21BLACK can indeed change it's musical colors.