Tony Byroads Backing vocalist
Tony Byroads is an American Vocalist. Most widely known as the former Vocalist/DJ for the rock group Crossfade and their hits “Cold”, “Colors” and “So Far Away”. Originally from Buffalo, New York, Tony Byroads moved to Columbia, South Carolina and formed the band The Nothing with Ed Sloan, Mitch James, and Brian Geiger. The band changed its name to SUgardaddy Superstar and was then signed by Columbia Records, and became the rock band now known as Crossfade. While with the band, they made appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, a presenter at the 2004 Radio Music Awards, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Conan O Brien,and an episode of Monster House (episode: “Club Monster” the Cat Club on Sunset Strip ). The band quickly went to headlining their own tour in '04-'05 from their first self titled album, which went platinum. In the spring of 2005, Tony left the band. As of 2008, he had started writing for his own project. He spent some time in Nashville with widely known songwriters such as Sam Mizell, credits: Jordan Sparks, Sidewalk Prophets, Matthew West, Mandisa, also Justin York, of EMI, and Steve Wilson.
1.Crossfade Heavy metal, Alternative metal, Progressive rock, Post-grunge, Hard rock, Rock music, Southern rock, Alternative rock
Crossfade is an American rock band from Columbia, South Carolina. Their current members are Ed Sloan on lead vocals and guitar, Les Hall on lead guitar, keyboard, and backing vocals, and Mitch James on backing vocals and bass. Since their formation Crossfade has released three studio albums – their platinum selling self-titled debut album in 2004, Falling Away in 2006, and We All Bleed in 2011.
|Guitar, Lead guitar, Lead Vocals||1999|
|Bass, Backing Vocals||1999|
|Backing Vocals, Lead Vocals, Turntable(s)||1999||2005|
|Lead guitar, Keyboard, Backing Vocals||2006|