Casey McPherson

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Casey McPherson
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Casey McPherson
Background information
Born (1978-09-15) September 15, 1978 (age 36)
Genres Rock, hard rock, alternative rock, progressive rock, pop rock
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, guitarist, pianist, producer
Instruments Vocals, guitar, piano
Labels Hollywood Records
Sea Change Records
Flyer Records
Associated acts Alpha Rev, Flying Colors, Endochine, Johnny Goudie, Joseph King

Casey McPherson (born September 15, 1978 in Lake Jackson, Texas) is a singer/songwriter based in Austin, Texas.[1] He is currently the frontman of the band Alpha Rev[2] and formerly sang in the band Endochine.

Casey grew up in Jones Creek, Texas[3] where he was home-schooled.[4] At the age of 18, his father committed suicide.[3] He was classically trained on the piano.[5]

In 2011 he was invited to join Flying Colors, a supergroup with ex-Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy, guitarist Steve Morse and bassist Dave LaRue of the Dixie Dregs, and keyboardist Neal Morse, formerly of Spock's Beard.[1][6][7]

Discography[edit]

with Endochine
with Alpha Rev
with Flying Colors

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Perry, Shawn. "The Casey McPherson Interview (2014)". Vintage Rock. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  2. ^ Heaney, Gregory. "Biography: Alpha Rev". Allmusic. Retrieved 10 March 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Travis County leads the state in suicides". KLBJ. Austin: Emmis Communications. December 1, 2014. Retrieved February 16, 2015. 
  4. ^ Tarradell, Mario (20 March 2013). "‘Bloom’ gives Austin’s Alpha Rev the artistic room to blossom". The Dallas Morning News. Austin: A. H. Belo. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  5. ^ Easton, Jeffrey. "An interview with Casey McPherson of Flying Colors". Metal Exiles. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  6. ^ Karadimitris, Chris (29 September 2014). "Flying Colors (Casey McPherson)". Noise Full. Retrieved 27 November 2014. 
  7. ^ Miller, Shane (15 March 2013). "DT talks with Casey McPherson of Alpha Rev". The Daily Texan. Austin: University of Texas at Austin. Retrieved 16 February 2015.