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Genre : Progressive Rock/Metal
Location : High Point, North Carolina
Shun The Raven is an independent, original, four piece band that blends progressive rock and heavy metal. The band is based out of High Point, NC and was formed in April of 2015. The guys spent some time writing quality songs and polishing their stage skills before heading into Overdub Lane Studios to work with John Plymale. In 2016 STR released a 3 song EP dubbed "Hotel". They returned to the same studio and cut an additional 3 songs in 2017. 5 of these tracks are available on an untitled EP. The latest track 'Pusher' was released in April of 2018 and is now available on all online stores.
In 2017 Shun the Raven shared the stage with many national acts including, Smile Empty Soul, Austin Winkler (formerly with Hinder), October Rage, and even an acoustic evening with Saliva. In September of 2017 the band performed at the Blue Ridge Rock Festival in Virginia which included performances by Saving Abel, Tantric, Drowning Pool, Everlast, POD, Flaw, Sick Puppies, Scott Stapp, and many more. STR followed that up by winning the 105.7 battle of the bands, earning them the coveted spot of opening for Saliva and Trapt at the White Oak Amphitheater. In April 2018, Shun The Raven welcomed guitarist Cody Pike to the lineup.