Cage9 - Bio

“(Illuminator has) catchy hooks, great musicianship and killer songwriting…
I can see them making some real noise in 2016.” 

Blasko / Ozzy Osbourne

"Cage9 totally belong on the radio..."  

Ben Bruce / Asking Alexandria

“I can’t remember when an opening band grabbed our whole band’s attention like Cage9 did recently.  
We watched side stage for their entire set and became believers.” 
Jason Null / Saving Abel

“There is a certain pop element to the songs that really pushes them over the top… The same element that pushed bands like Shinedown and Hinder over into the Top 40 world. …and the production is fucking OUTSTANDING.”   

Matt DiRito / PopEvil

"I've been a fan of Evan's vocals for a very long time and the new material
really showcases the incredible talent of this band.
Great hooks and very well-crafted songs all over this new record!"  

Francesco Artusato / Devil You Know

 Listen to "Illuminator " now on Spotify 

Cage9 is a heavy alt-rock three piece from Los Angeles, CA with origins in the Republic of Panama.  Haunting and melodic vocals in the realm of Incubus and 30 Seconds to Mars with vivid, expertly crafted songwriting, heavy and sometimes prog-rock musings bleeding into very catchy and melodic sing-alongs take the songs on their new album “Illuminator” into very diverse sonic territory but always manage to sound like Cage9. Released last year via David Ellefson of Megadeth's label EMP/eOne, “Illuminator” has produced four music videos and one single this year.  "Oscuro" is their latest video which gained 22K views on Facebook in the first three days since its December 8th release. 

Ellefson says of the band, “Cage9 is definitely the real deal. When I first heard ‘Everything You Love Will One Day Die,’ it instantly struck me as the closest I’ve heard to a song with a true Metallica/Megadeth core, with the radio accessibility to really connect with a modern rock audience.”

Lead singer and band mastermind Evan Rodaniche who writes, mixes and produces all of the band's music and videos, has also lent his production and recording talents to a host of other notable artists.  This list includes the upcoming album by Escape the Fate, ex-Flyleaf singer Lacey Sturm's new solo album, multiple albums for Powerman 5000 where he also played guitar, the new side project of Rob Zombie bassist Piggy D dubbed The Haxans, Asking Alexandria, Boy Hits Car and many more.

In the band’s 10 plus year existence and with no outside help, Cage9 has released almost 100 songs over 7 albums, sold 25,000 copies worldwide, toured the US (over 50 dates last year alone), Japan and Central America.  Cage9 spent a few weeks in 2016 opening for Lacey Sturm, but the band has also been direct openers for Ozzy Osbourne, Asking Alexandria, Ill Nino, Bad Religion, Seether, Powerman 5000, Karnivool and more. Cage9 also performed on ShipRocked with Sevendust, Hellyeah, In This Moment, Buckcherry and more.  The band's songs have been featured in video games (Mx vs. ATV Untamed), WWE wrestler entrance themes (Dolph Zeigler, Stone Cold Steve Austin), TV shows and movies (American Pie, Dukes of Hazzard, Rob Dyrdek’s “Fantasy Factory,” The Shield & CW's Kamen Rider Dragon Knight) as well as spins on L.A.’s “World Famous” KROQ, & Sirius Satellite Radio.


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