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Cage the Elephant

Cage the Elephant


Famous as :

Rock band

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Birth Place :

Bowling Green, KY, USA

Claim to fame :

Album "Cage the Elephant" (2008)


Cage the Elephant were formed in Kentucky by three high school friends; Matt Shultz, Brad Shultz and Jared Champion, along with two other friends Lincoln Parish and Daniel Tichenor. Before rocking with Cage, they played music in a band under the moniker Perfect Confusion which were disbanded when they left.

In 2007, they got slots at major music festivals, South by Southwest, Bonnaroo, and Lollapalooza. After signing a deal with Relentless Records and moving to London, they started working on their debut album and released it as a self-titled effort in 2008. They received favorable review from music critics and their single "Ain't No Rest for the Wicked" peaked at No. 32 on U.K. Singles chart.

Latest News

Artist of the Week: Cage the Elephant

January 31, 2011 05:00:30 GMT

Three years after their critically-acclaimed, self-titled debut album, return with a bold reminder that they are stronger than ever. The rockers kicked off the New Year by dropping a "" across United States on January 11.

Cake and Cage the Elephant Knock Taylor Swift Off No. 1 on Hot 200

January 20, 2011 05:04:08 GMT

After ruling two quiet weeks of Billboard Hot 200, finally gives up her hot spot to rockers and in this also-slow week. The former band go straight to No. 1 on the first week of their album "" with just 44,000 copies.

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