Defying Silence is an original rock band rising fast through the charts of the local music scene in Atlanta, GA. The band originally formed in June of 2008 by captivating vocalist and front man Brian Atha and powerhouse guitarist Jake O'Donnell. After a few member changes over the next year, the final lineup soon became complete after adding bass virtuoso Adam Plato and young but talented way beyond his years drummer Josh Fulcher into the mix.
Defying Silence's music influences include an impressive eclectic mix of grunge, modern rock, metal and classic rock catalogues. DS never fails to execute a remarkable, memorable. and incredibly energetic live show - which leaves you eagerly awaiting for the next live show. Defying Silence unapologetically poor their heart and soul out for every live performance with a strong an mature approach to providing their devoted and loyal fan base with an experience they've come to know and love. DS has pro-level stage presence and artfully craft an interactive "show" for their audience with a strong emphasis on creating very little "dead time" between songs; which provides a truly unique dynamic tonality that ever since inception has been sending shockwaves resonating throughout the entire southeast! - and soon to be… the world.
Defying Silence has just finished recording their debut EP at Open Sky Studios in Atlanta, Ga. Recorded with producer/engineer Bruce Butkovich and Producer (and guitarist for fellow Atlanta metal heroes UNCROWNED) Jack Andrad. With continued air play on WBCX 89.1FM, Atlanta FM radio has heard and picked up on the mass appeal of Defying Silence and started to tap the well of their genuine great music that has taken listeners by storms.
"Defying Silence is a tight band that have got their chops down. Their blend of metal, indie and emo is obviously a style that goes over well in certain quarters these days. These guys would seem to have the chops to do the business." - Alex Baker, Indiemusicreviewer.com