Shadowburn

Shadowburn

BandAlternativeRock

Heavy, Melodic, & Raw!
We are a five piece modern heavy rock band focused on writing, creating, and opening minds Let's get lost in music!

Biography

Mike, Darren, Rob, Dave, and Nicki come from five very different backgrounds of music. Some members are currently working on other projects and bands as well. Together, their individual styles shine and mix to create a strong and original sound.

Mike Kessell (Bassist) hails from Mount Savage, Maryland. His influences include Incubus, Tool, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Deftones and more. His style is driven by heavy funk, alternative rock, metal, rhythm & blues, and an eclectic mix of underground artists.

Darren Johnson (Guitarist) hails from Mount Savage, Maryland. He and his family currently reside in Frostburg, MD. Darren is a music child of the 90's with favorites including Tool, Slipknot, Corey Taylor, Deftones, Taproot, and more. His style has been nick-named "Math Metal" by fellow musicians as his riffs come out heavy and full of emotion.

Rob Shoemake (Guitarist) hails from Frostburg, MD and currently resides in Cresaptown, MD with his family. He is constantly on the road with his job in Baltimore, which has also given him an extensive variety of musical taste. Some of his favorites include Creed, Disturbed, Alter Bridge, Shinedown, Led Zeppelin, and much more. His style is definitely different, a heavy tone that plays on song key and creativity.

David Green (Drummer) hails from Charleston, South Carolina and currently resides in Cumberland, Maryland with his family. He has a strong musical background both as a lead singer and a drummer across the East Coast. He likes energetic and dynamic heavy rock music such as artists like Godsmack, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Disturbed, Seven Mary Three, and more. His style is sewn in alternative rock with an exquisite feel for emotional changes and bridges in each song.

Nicole Sisler (Vocalist) hails from the Youghiogheny River Valley and currently resides in Frostburg, MD with her family. She has been playing piano since age 4 and singing in front of crowds since age 16. Her influences include Myles Kennedy, Alter Bridge, Lacey Mosley, FlyLeaf, Melissa Cross, Tenacious D, Five Finger Death Punch, Lamb of God, and much more. She has a unique vocal style mixed with vocal heat and screaming to produce a unique and recognizable voice.

Discography

EP CD - "Don't Hide in the Shadows" (www.shadowburn.bandcamp.com)