for their soft return after frontman Andrew Corkery’s semester abroad. For
this stripped-down set they left drummer Kyle Duckworth at home, focusing on the
intricate riffs and solos passed back and forth between guitarists Phoenix Holden,
John Sellers, and Ed Flynn.They opened with their song “Sandy Eyes”,
proceeds from the sale of which go to Hurricane Sandy relief. Shadowplay’s
devotion to classic rock sometimes flirts with the edges of prog, up to and including
lyrics about dungeons and snowy mountain peaks, but between catchy choruses and
Corkery’s convulsive stage presence they stay firmly planted in more straightforward
rock’n'roll. Their set continued through a song by Sellers and a few debuts
so new that lyrics had to be checked on smartphones, Sellers and Flynn switching
off between bass and guitar. As they came to a close Corkery asked the crowd to
sign up for the mailing list on their website in order to get some free music and
encouraged everyone to l"
— Dave Fox, Music
of this band to always leave their fans longing for more of their music can be attributed
to the public exposure that they have. This has made it easy for them to understand
their listeners well and it is due to this and other reasons that they have been
able to release the songs that relate well with those who adore rock music. Listening
to this song makes you come to the realization that this band still has a lot in
store that is not yet exploited by other rock bands. The vocals, proportional mixing
of the accompaniments and the overall performance of the whole song creates the
impression that this kind of music speaks volume to the population that listens
to it. It may not be so easy to make comments unless you get the chance to listen
to this song."
— Ken Galloway, LP
Radio Show (Live in Time Square)
This band sounds like they are signed to the major...
This band sounds like they are signed to the major Label! They are so talented. They
are the total package! The Looks, the Sound, the Style. Everything to make the big
thing in rock music! Everyone has to know about Shadowplay!"
— Henry K, The Real Radio Show (Live in Time Square NYC)