Violently Free is Christopher D. Hillsgrove, it began as a composition of poems that gradually morphed into songs(rough Demos). Within each song there are elements of the artist and bands that influenced me as a person and a musician. Band Such as Brand New, Taking Back Sunday, Hum, Neutral Milk Hotel, Vision of Disorder, Machinehead, Mars Volta, Social Distortion, Violent femmes, Pixies, Joy Division, Slipknot,Nirvana, Dropkick Murphy's, Rancid, Flogging Molly, Modest Mouse, The Honorary Title, Deftones, At The Drive in, Blink 182, Iggy Pop, and Manchester Orchestra. As a songwriter I try to convey complex social and life issues into a simple metaphor. I always thought there is something to be said about a simple cathchy song that people can take something from.