A Bird in the Room

by Locktender

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This song was inspired by the Kay Sage painting "A Bird in the Room". It will eventually be a part of a large collection of music released by Middle Man Records sometime in the near future.


These beams of wood frame a tattered cage. A cold wind bellows; a million ears to hear, yet none eyes to see. A ceramic beak brimming with mint and dried leaves; portent plumage. I tried so hard but couldn’t keep death away this time.


released October 3, 2015



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Locktender Cleveland, Ohio

After taking a two year hiatus to pursue family/travel/school/work, the members of “Men As Trees” have relocated and reformed as Locktender in Cleveland, OH. Locktender is a concept focused hardcore band concentrating on artists and their works interpreted through music, lyrics & art. Every album is an artist, every song is a different work. ... more

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