Nails Hide Metal plays original, rock music. NHM combines a distinctive effects based guitar sound with driving rhythms, melodies and compelling lyrics. 

10 Portland Bands You Have To Hear Now 

“10 Portland Bands You Have To Hear Now - Nails Hide Metal is a power trio composed of Russ Quinn, MeLinda Dalton and Jon Carpenter. The band plays original rock music with some atmospheric songs in the mix. NHM blends melody, strong lyrics, driving rhythms and a distinctive effects based guitar sound. Currently they are finishing recording a new release called "Outside City" with Larry Crane at Jackpot! Recording Studio in Portland. NHM has been selected to play at Canadian Music Week in May.” - Diana M., NewsCastic

Fan Comment 

“Awesome sound, very unique. Some of the best music I've listened to in a while!!” - R.R., Fan message

Nails Hide Metal In-Store Performance at Music Millennium - PDX Pipeline  

“Nails Hide Metal October 12, 2014 - In Store Performance 6p.m. | Free | All Ages More info: Facebook Music Millennium 3158 E Burnside St, Portland, Oregon 97214 Nails Hide Metal plays at 6:00 pm on Sunday October 12th. Free! All ages! Come check out all of the music and merchandise in this great store! NHM CD’s will be available. Nails Hide Metal is a Portland based power trio playing original rock music. NHM blends melody, strong lyrics, driving rhythms and a distinctive effects based guitar sound.” - PDX Pipeline 

Nails Hide Metal - Blue Room Bar Residency - PDX Pipeline 

“Nails Hide Metal at Cartlandia’s Blue Room Bar Residency | Free, Wednesdays in October, Drink Discounts, Giveaways Nails Hide Metal: More info: Facebook Blue Room Bar @ Cartlandia 8145 SE 82nd Portland Oregon 97266. by Pipelineadmin on October 6, 2014 in events” - PDX Pipeline Local Events and Entertainment (Oct 06, 2014)
Dalton-Quinn Publishing© 
Nails Hide Metal®  
All songs - MeLinda Dalton & Russ Quinn©

Dalton-Quinn Publishing© Nails Hide Metal®
All songs - MeLinda Dalton & Russ Quinn©

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