What is it that makes a band a success? Is it the beats that keep us dancing? Is it the lyrics that draw us in to the story? Is it the presentation and image of the members that capture us? Whatever it is, Souls In Chains definitely has it.
Souls In Chains is a group of two sixteen year old musicians from the Inland Empire/San Bernadino, California and Queens, NY who are creating a serious explosion of new music. After mastering a variety of musical talents, three young men joined forces to create a group. Joshua"jD"Diem (lead vocals, engineering, marketing), Gabriel"Skurrd"Jiminez (backup vocals, screams), and Christian"Cas"Sanchez. Unfortunatley in December 2006 Cas and the group had a falling out, and is no longer with the band now producing solo under Cas Productions. In 2007 the group exploded into the underground music scene and began catching the attention of fans across the world.
The signature sound of Souls In Chains is a dark and downbeat fusion of Hip Hop, Gothic Rock, and Screamo, that has developed into a sound the world of music has never heard before. There ability to switch from complex story telling and reminiscent lyrics to worldly problems and points of deppression has made them a hit amongst all age groups. Souls In Chains has deffinantly made there mark in the music world. There energy from there live preformance is fueled by the emotion of the crowd that transcends into an experience for the mind body and soul. The rave about this bands revolutinary style and image has contributed to sold out crowds at The Ventura Majestic Theatre, on multiple occasions preforming side by side with raps legandary Bone Thugs N Harmony and offers from other artists such as Pretty Ricky, Capone, and Damien Marley.
January 2007 the group released there first LP "Last Night I Had A Dream".The nine track album was equipped with hit singles such as "Sleep With Angels" and "Bad Omen". There first album proved well, selling over five hundred copies in its first eight months. "Sleep With Angels" reached the number one spot on Soundclicks Hip Hop charts holding its position there for two weeks, and also exceling on a variety of other underground charts to the top spots.
On October 1st, 2007. Souls In Chains released there second album, "The World Domination Project". A compilation album that consists of forty five artists from eight different countries. Produced and put togeather by jD and Half Pynt Productionz. The album so far has recieved great reviews from everyone whose got a peek at it. " The diversity is amazing, the cultures the styles the sound, its an album like youve never heard before, I strongly recomend it to everyone searching for something out side the box ~jD." The album is available in stores worldwide aswell as on Itunes, Yahoo Music, and Rhapsody, but unfortunatley will not be available on Soundclick.
With a roster of excellent songs, unique assemblage of musical chord progressions, and polished stage presence, Souls In Chains astounding performances are incomparable. Their boundless potential leaves their audience and listeners craving for more and wondering "Where will this band be one year from now?”