SongVault Artist Profile
When Wealthy Fell
Illinois, United States
Hard Rock / Rock
When Wealthy Fell is a five piece Rock band formed in the Chicago suburbs consisting of drummer Jay Sharp, bassist Brian Boron, guitarists Jeff Kroc and Artan Sakiri, and finally vocalist Justin Konicek. When Wealthy Fell was formed in the winter of 2011 by Jeff, Artan, and Justin to continue their musical endeavors from being in bands together in the past. All three share a purpose of creating music that is real and true to them. Along the way they added Jay Sharp and Brian Boron to make it a complete five piece.
The current discography of When Wealthy Fell consists of a 3 song digital Demo/EP called “The Giving”,
and a five song debut EP called “The Taking”. Both efforts show case When Wealthy Fell’s unique
songwriting style which stems by their influence of a mixture of bands like At the Drive-In, Thursday,
Glassjaw, Dredg, and Deftones. Their sound has been characterized as “post-hardcore meets driving
During their start they mainly played house shows and local bars to get their music out to their friends and interested listeners. Currently they play the Chicago metropolitan area, and the surrounding suburbs including venues like Reggie’s Rock Club, Wise Fool’s Pub, and Q BAR. While playing shows in and around Chicago, When Wealthy Fell is also in the process of writing their first full length album due out early to mid 2014. They are still unsigned but do not show any intent of slowing their process of improving their own style of music with hard driven guitars, alembic bass riffs, concrete precision followed by rooted and punchy drum beats, and expressive, emotional lyrics.