Jeremiah Freed

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Jeremiah Freed was a rock band from York, Maine.[1] The band's style combines elements of the alternative and southern rock genres.


Jeremiah Freed is: singer Joseph Smith, drummer Kerry Ryan, guitarist Nick Goodale, guitarist Jake Roche, and bassist Matt Cosby. The band formed during their sophomore year of high school,[1][2] and all graduated together in June 2000.[2] The first song that the band learned was "Free Bird" by Lynyrd Skynyrd.[3]


Jeremiah Freed's first major record label recording was a self-titled released by the Republic/Universal label on March 26, 2002. Previously, the band had independently released a CD, which featured some of the same songs that are found on the Republic/Universal release. The next recording, a five song EP entitled Times Don't Change, was released November 1, 2002. On August 12, 2003 Jeremiah Freed released Slowburn. Both of the final two CDs were independently released.


  1. ^ a b Harmon, Matt (2002-04-09). "Jeremiah Freed shows signs of stardom". The Heights. Retrieved 2006-07-19. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ a b Selbst, Andrew (2002-03-26). "Jeremiah Freed: The Essence of Rock". Retrieved 2006-07-19. 
  3. ^ Keating, Michael P. (2001-10-17). "Rockin' in the free world, Jeremiah Freed sets its sights on higher ground". York Weekly. Archived from the original on 2007-03-03. Retrieved 2006-07-19.