Defending Cain is a melodic and groove driven heavy alternative rock/metal band from the eastern panhandle of West Virginia.


Brandon Wright (vocals) •  Jeremy Dove (guitar) • Jason Hurst (guitar) • J.B. Tanner (bass) • Mike Snyder (drums)


2011  – Established in the fall of 2011,  Defending Cain's members have a combined total of over 30 years worth of shows and touring experience. The DC family of musicians pride themselves on creating a "different breed" of heavy music. Each member brings a unique musical background into the mix that help put to rest the preconceived notions of what Rock or Metal should sound like. Blending forceful dynamic vocals, driving guitar riffs, head bobbing drums and a crowd oriented show, Defending Cain is quickly gaining attention around the Tri-State area.


2012 - Created Darkesville Studios/Records


2013 Released their first full length album, "Elements." The album was completely a DIY venture from recording to art, to mixingand mastering.


2014 - Released the original single, "Dublove"


2015 - Released their second full length album, "The Perception."


-DC has shared the stage with -

Chevelle • Sevendust • 10 Years • P.O.D. • Hellyeah • Mushroomhead • Soulfly  • Nonpoint

Powerman 5000 • Taproot • Saliva • Adelitas Way • Crobot • Flaw • Butcher Babies

Upon a Burning Body • Stuck Mojo • Puddle of Mudd • Tantric • Saving Abel

From Ashes to New • Straight Line Stitch • Hed P.E. • Charm City Devils

& Played the Ernie Ball Stage of the Vans Warped Tour