Local band 'The Alchemy Heart' needs your help to win international competition

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PHOENIX -- They're a local band with the chance to make a splash on the worldwide stage. The Alchemy Heart is one of 86 bands left in The Hard Rock Rising™ Global Battle of the Bands contest.

Some 12,000 band from around the world entered. Now it's down to The Alchemy Heart and 85 others.

According to their Facebook page, the band is made up of "a few guys who dream of playing music that changes someone's life, if only for a second. We want to create something that is hopefully honest, a little original and simply honey to the ears."

Israel Whittemore - Vocals/Guitar
Josh Svorinic - Guitar
Tyler Yates - Guitar
Alex Kyhn - Bass
Tim Rahman - Drums
Brian Whitman - Keys/Guitars

To find out more about how you can help The Alchemy Heart win the contst and play at Hard Rock Rising 2012 in London, check out www.facebook.com/TheAlchemyHeart.