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6/25/16
Farhad recently did an interview for Adam Cox over at Decibel Geek Podcast where he talks about working with Brett at Tower Studio as well as a track by track rundown of each song on Shumaun's critically acclaimed debut record.

http://www.decibelgeek.com/wordpress/track-2-track-shumaun-farhad-hussain/


2/3/16
Shumaun has won the "Best of 2015 Readers' Pick" in The Deli Magazine's DC Edition!

http://washington.thedelimagazine.com/

 


1/27/16
Shumaun's "Ambrosia" has made it to #1 on Rockfile Radio's requests chart for this week, sharing space with bands like Queensryche, Spock's Beard, Symphony X, Steven Wilson, David Gilmour, and Ghost!

 


11/30/15
Shumaun makes PROG METAL ZONE's "Indie Band of the Month" for December!

http://www.progmetalzone.com/2015/indie-prog-metal-band-of-the-month-for-december-2015-shumaun/

 


11/13/15
Debut album releases TODAY!




11/12/15
Farhad talks with REVOLVER Magazine about the meaning behind the lyrics of the first two singles, among other things.

http://www.revolvermag.com/news/interview-shumauns-farhad-hossain-talks-new-album-immortality-and-more.html

 


11/11/15
Here is an interview Farhad did with Metal Temple Magazine Magazine




Danger Dog reviews the new album

http://www.dangerdog.com/2015-music-reviews/shumaun-2015.php#.VkpNEXvKZbp


 



11/10/15
REVOLVER Magazine is streaming our new record in its entirety! Go have a listen and let us know what you think.

http://www.revolvermag.com/news/shumaun-premiere-new-album-shumaun.html

 



11/9/15
Check out this new interview Farhad did with Prog-Sphere.

http://www.prog-sphere.com/interviews/shumaun-interview-with-farhad-hossain/

 


11/7/15
When we were young (Tyler, Jose and Farhad) Throwback.



 


11/3/15
Check out this killer review from The Grim Tower.

http://thegrimtower.com/shumaun-shumaun-2015/

 


11/1/15
Check out this amazing review of Shumaun's debut record from the folks at Decibel Geek.

http://www.decibelgeek.com/wordpress/album-review-shumaun-shumaun/

 


10/29/15
Here is another interview with Farhad for Progressive Music Planet

http://progressivemusicplanet.com/2015/10/29/interview-with-farhad-hossain-of-shumaun/

 


10/28/15
Check out this interview with Farhad for Metal Underground.

http://www.metalunderground.com/news/details.cfm?newsid=117597

 


10/22/15
Farhad answers a bunch of great questions for Metal Asylum.
Check it out here!
http://www.metalasylum.net/interviews/2015/i1508.php#.VjfFIaTKZbq

 


10/13/15
Farhad talking about a two man mosh pit from a Shumaun show with Metal Underground.
http://www.metalunderground.com/news/details.cfm?newsid=117269

 


10/2/15
Farhad on No Echo discussing his view on the "Most Underrated Album." 
http://www.noecho.net/albums-we-love/farhad-hossain-shumaun-on-raoul-and-the-kings-of-spain 

 



9/28/15
Check out the second single titled "Miracles of Yesterday" off of our debut record and read the fantastic review by Decibel Magazine below!

http://decibelmagazine.com/blog/2015/9/28/streaming-shumaun-miracles-of-yesterday

 



9/9/15
Press Releases:
http://bravewords.com/news/shumaun-to-release-self-titled-debut-in-november-lyric-video-for-ambrosia-single-posted

http://www.metalunderground.com/news/details.cfm?newsid=116510

 


8/9/15
Take a look at our lyric video for our first single "Ambrosia."



For you drummers and drum enthusiasts out there, here is a drum play through video featuring the mighty Travis Orbin!


 


8/4/15
Check out the album preview/teaser HERE:
 


7/29/15
Recording, mixing, and mastering has been completed!
 
 

7/13/15
Here is the album cover for our self titled debut record!

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Previous events

Kick Cancer for Roger (Benefit Show)

VFW Post 9274, 7118 Shreve Rd, Falls Church, VA

The Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/504869473031982/

A benefit for our friend Roger Keplinger, founder of the East Coast Metal Confederacy. He was diagnosed with oral cancer. He has had the surgery to remove this cancer. Unfortunately, now they have discovered the cancer has spread to his neck. He will have more surgeries and will need radiation and chemo. We wish him well, and a speedy recovery.

He is having another surgery on November 14th.

For online donations: https://www.gofundme.com/2c776cd9

Bands:

  • Operation: Death - 7:30
  • Payback - 8:15
  • Writing Off Tomorrow - 9:00
  • Silence The Blind - 9:45
  • Shumaun - 10:30
  • Krass Judgement - 11:15

$10 entry/donation

All Ages

Metal Benefit Show at BadWolf

BadWolf Brewing Company - Kao Circle, 8420 Kao Cir, Manassas, VA 20110

The Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1543977815910746/

Metalheads unite! We are joining together to represent the NOVA metal community to help raise money and awareness for Children Battling Cancer and their families.

21+ / $10 minimum donation at the door.

:::BANDs:::

:::SILENT AUCTION $$ BRING CASH:::

Bid on one of a kind artwork from all over the metropolitan area featuring:

  • Blue Diamond Tattoo Collective
  • Kate Booth Concept
  • Jeanette Hunsberger
  • and many local artists

:::BEER:::

BadWolf Brewery has offered to donate 10% of purchases for CANCER CRUSHER, an American Ale brew renamed for this event only.

All proceeds benefit Stillbrave Childhood Cancer Foundation and the families whom they serve. Stillbrave is a non-profit organization that strives to help support and raise awareness for children battling cancer and their families. Visit their website at www.StillBrave.org.

May29

METAL UPRISING 11

Villain & Saint, 7141 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814

Apr15

Shumaun at the Pinch

The Pinch, 3548 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20010

Feb20
Jan30

DC Metal Mayhem! @ The Pinch

The Pinch, 3548 14th Street NW, Washington D.C.

Dec17

Star Wars Eve Rock & Roll Show @ Velvet Lounge

Velvet Lounge, 915 U St NW, Washington D.C.

The Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/944700262271930

18+ / $8

Nov20

NoVA Metal Family Reunion

VFW Post 9274, 7118 Shreve Rd, Falls Church

The Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1690483524520581

All Ages / $10

Nov7

Metal Uprising 7

Fat Tuesdays, 10673 Braddock Rd, Fairfax

TBA - closer Silence The Blind Adamant Shumaun

$7 at the door - 21 and up Doors at 8:30pm Show starts at 9pm