|Born||October 23, 1983|
|Associated acts||Cage the Elephant, Perfect Confusion|
Matthew Ray Shultz (born October 23, 1983) is the lead singer and occasional guitarist for the American Indie rock band, Cage the Elephant. Matt also plays guitar on the bonus track "Cover Me Again" off of their self-titled album.
Matt Shultz was raised in Bowling Green, Kentucky, along with high school friends and other band members, his brother Brad Shultz (guitar), Daniel Tichenor (bass, backing vocals), Lincoln Parish (lead guitar), and Jared Champion (drums, percussion).
Shultz cites bands such as the Pixies as influential on his vocal style, explaining that he discovered them alongside other punk bands while living in England during the recording of Thank You, Happy Birthday.
Cage The Elephant (2009). Cage The Elephant. http://www.cagetheelephant.com/biox/?pagename=Bio