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How Richard Marx's son ended up in a metal band
How Richard Marx's son ended up in a metal band

When the members of the Chicago-area heavy metal band For All I Am needed a new guitarist and backup singer for their group, known for its death-growl vocals and head-banging guitar riffs, they turned to 19-year-old Jesse Marx — youngest son of Richard Marx. Yes, that Richard Marx. Jesse Marx had been a fan of the band ever since he saw it perform in April 2012 at Penny Road Pub in Barrington. Marx had his own metal band with friends called Mark This Hour, but school and work schedules prevented the members from fully committing to it. He became a regular at For All I Am's local shows and kept in contact with the band members. In August, when For All I Am asked him if he...

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