Cage The Elephant

Kings of Leon might have a run for their money with Cage The Elephant. Hailing from Bowling Green, Kentucky, Cage The Elephant is made up of brothers Matt and Brad Schultz along with some friends who, like the Kings, specialize in down and dirty rock with catchy hooks and a warbling lead singer. But that's not where the similarities end. Both bands come from very religious backgrounds with the brothers from Elephant having to covertly listen to rock music their dad banned. And like the Kings of Leon, they're both bigger in the UK.

The guys got their name from the idea that in the world, people are always trying to lock up the good; they want to show you that you can't cage an elephant. Their debut album dropped in the UK last summer and first single, Ain't No Rest For The Wicked, is currently featured as the Free Single of the Week on iTunes. Lead singer Matt Schultz, delivers lines with a slur and a smile, while the rest of the band, swallows him in a wash of driving guitars. In One Ear, the strongest track off the album, is a verse-spewing ode to their critics. Cage The Elephant combine pure rock with a Southern drawl and an indie spirit.

Cage The Elephant- Myspace
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