Red States boasts a cast of exceptionally talented musicians out of Richmond, VA. The collaboration includes guitarist Zach Snowden, who backs front man Colin Atkinson's Kevin Devine-eqsue vocals with solid guitar know-how. Drummer Matt Burton and newly added bassist Oliver Walker put together an electric rhythm section that adds energy to the stage show and round out the raw sound that Red States continuously delivers.
Red States has the ability to morph into any genre of music and has had great success playing with bands who have very diverse sounds. Red States has been embraced by Richmond's hard-core scene as well as the youth-led punk crowd of the city all the while holding true to their indie/folk roots. They can be seen playing in bars and local clubs all across the East Coast and boast one of the better lives shows in the state.