Life is Hard is Rob Iutzwig and Tim Marshall,

independent artists/songwriters from Houston, Texas


Both songwriters have been writing and recording music for over twenty years. They write music in various genres including Rock, Pop, Adult Contemporary, Country, and CCM.  They decided to team up in 2010 under the project titled “Life is Hard.”  Their music has been played on AM and FM radio stations in the United States, Canada, Germany and the United Kingdom.

Life is Hard has countless musical influences spanning many decades and genres.  Some of these include The Fray, Collective Soul, Train, Mat Kearney, Jimmy Webb, Jackson Browne, Peter Himmelman, Crowded House, Bruce Springsteen, Rascal Flatts, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eric Johnson, The Beatles, Rush, U2, Jimi Hendrix, Dave Matthews Band, John Mellencamp, Red Hot Chili Peppers, David Crowder Band, Robbie Seay Band, Kings of Leon, Arcade Fire, The Wallflowers, John Mayer, Pat Metheney, Vince Gill, Keith Urban, Zac Brown Band, Paul Weller and many more.

Life is Hard’s first EP was released in 2011.
Their first full-length album “Rise Again” was released in 2013.
In 2014 they released a full instrumental album titled “Instrumentals Volume I.”

Featured Single:  Ten Miles ’till Empty

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