Like A Storm is a hard rock band from Auckland, New Zealand. Formed by brothers Chris, Matt & Kent Brooks, Like A Storm have shared American stages with Alter Bridge, Shinedown, Korn, Creed, Puddle of Mudd, Staind, Drowning Pool, Sick Puppies and many others, as well touring North America as a headline act. To date, Like A Storm have five releases, including two studio albums and a DVD. Like A Storm is the highest-charting New Zealand Hard Rock act in the U.S Active Rock Charts. Like A Storm is also the only New Zealand Act ever to chart in any U.S chart with no record label.
Like A Storm's 2014 single "Love the Way You Hate Me" has spent 5 weeks at #1 on Sirius XM Octane, and received radio airplay on stations all over the US and New Zealand. To date, it has peaked at #36 in the U.S Active Rock Charts "Love the Way You Hate Me" features singer Chris Brooks playing the didgeridoo, combining the ancient instrument with progressive metal and hard rock influences. Like A Storm's latest album, "Chaos Theory: Part 1", is available worldwide on iTunes and in stores in New Zealand. "Chaos Theory: Part 1", which was produced by the Brooks brothers, features the New Zealand and American rock radio singles "Love the Way You Hate Me", "Never Surrender", and Like A Storm's hard rock cover of "Gangster's Paradise" by Coolio.
In 2013, Like A Storm released the live double-album "Worlds Collide: Live from the Ends of the Earth". The album includes two live discs, recorded on opposite sides of the world. The first CD features Like A Storm's high energy rock show, recorded during an American arena tour - while the second disc showcases the band's unplugged side, and was recorded in their native New Zealand. The album features a range of instruments in addition to the traditional hard rock sound - including didgeridoo, djembe, piano, synthesizers, choirs and programming.