'Music is our weapon, for people to use any way they can...to relate to, be empowered by, or in any way to be enlightened.' Cast in Shadows derived their name from Plato's 'Allegory of the Cave', which shows a parallel between ancient knowledge and modern misconception. They create a powerful sonic landscape- a place where diverse influences blend into a singular musical result which is driving and aggressive, yet soaring in melody. Drawing on influences from Sevendust and Tool, to Incubus and Metallica, their decades of combined musical training have given rise to a collection of beautifully crafted songs that are the hallmark of this newly formed, yet visionary band. Always paying meticulous attention to detail, the single-minded focus to the growth of the band and it's music has produced a wide range of tracks from the compelling 'In Your Eyes' and 'Find My Way' to the empowering 'The Chains That Bind.' Formed in 2003, Cast in Shadows has been winning over a crowd one show at a time and in February 2009, a full length effort entitled 'The Divided Line' will be released. With performances scheduled to appear with Clint Lowery's solo debut 'Hello Demons...Meet Skeletons', & Powerman 5000, it seems as if 2009 could be the year of CIS. We'll leave that up to you to determine...
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