Kansas City, Kansas, USA


SICADIS (Si-Kay-Diss): The band's CD "Blood of a Thousand Hearts" was co-produced by Ivan Moody of Five Finger Death Punch with Moody also on guest vocals for the track "Through These Eyes.". The band is inspired by the insect the cicada. Cicadas are accepted as the loudest sound-producing insects in the world. In 2008 the band accepted awards for Best Metal Band, Best Guitarist, Best Live Performance, and Best Guitar Duo at the Heavy Frequency Awards in Kansas City, MO. Sicadis has shared the stage with such acts as Five Finger Death Punch, Testament, Unearth, A Life Once Lost, The Agony Scene, Suicide Silence, Exodus, Despised Icon, Napalm Death, Strapping Young Lad, and many more. The band combines the forces of Cam Fitzmaurice - Drums, Andy J - Guitars, Mike McDowell - Guitars, and Dustin Johnson - Bass, are all veterans of the Kansas City music scene.


Blood of a Thousand Hearts(2011)
Beneath the Swarm EP(2009)