The Confession - there are two bands with that name. One is a five piece hard rock band out of Orange County, California... and second is a Swedish punkrock group. History of Orange County, Californian The Confession - Band was a five piece hard rock band out of Orange County, California who released their self titled debut EP in 2005. The band is heavily influenced by Iron Maiden, with similar guitar tones and long winded instrumental breaks. The band utilized metalcore-esque screams in their EP but used it sparingly on their full length album, Requiem, in favor of melodic singing.