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Within Reason


With their unique sound – a fusion of musical genres, all of which rock – Within Reason first started making a name for themselves in 2005. Six months after releasing their first demo, the band was chosen in a worldwide fan vote that culminated with the opportunity to perform for millions on the popular TV show One Tree Hill. The release of their first full length record “Bloodshot Life”, recorded by multi-platinum producer Rick Beato (Shinedown).

With songs featured in both film and videogames, fans from around the world began following the band. Within Reason’s latest record, “After the Crawl,” recorded by GRAMMY® nominatedNick Chahwala, was released in March 2012. The new EP led to Within Reason joining the massive Rockstar UPROAR Festival that toured the country with acts including Godsmack, Shinedown,Staind and more. In early 2013 the band again prevailed in a worldwide fan vote competition, beating out nearly 2,000 bands with over 1.5M votes cast, and were afforded 2 weeks in LA for GRAMMY® festivities, a showcase at the Clive Davis Theater in the GRAMMY® Museum, experienced the Red Carpet on GRAMMY® Night and were interviewed by countless media outlets, including making the front page of the Business section of the LA Times.

The band has since been featured on the front page of the Last.fm website, which is the world’s largest online music catalog, been the focus of a Microsoft Surface nationwide Ad campaign, filmed their first major music video for ‘We’ll Have it All,’ eclipsed 200,000 paid downloads. Their first radio single “Enemy” reached #46 on the Active Rock radio charts in 2014 while on their second tour with the Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival. Following tours with Godsmack, Seether, and Pop Evil, the band released their second single to radio, “Here Comes The Light” in early 2015 accompanied with a music video produced by band bassist, David Koonce.

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Vocals – Chris Dow
Guitar/Vocals – Jordan Foster
Bass – David Koonce
Drums – Griffin Zarbough

Hometown: Birmingham, AL