Ryan Elliott- Guitars, Vocals, Keys
From-Cardiff, Wales, UK
Eden Shadow Ryan Elliott Matt Pereira PhotographyRyan is the founding leader of EdenShadow, his self-announced speciality is the guitar, while also
being the bands vocalist, keyboardist and producer. Ryan has won several competitions for “most promising musician in the region” winning the John
Tree award in 2009 and has played in Wales’ most prestigious venue, The Millennium Centre.
Ryan currently studies at ACM, Guildford and is involved with other projects, such as Purple Spiral Project and future collaboration work with John
Sloman and Antony Kalugin.
Top Influences-Steve Hackett, Steven Wilson, Mikael Akerfeldt, Alex Lifeson, Andy Latimer, David Gilmour, John Petrucci, Eric Johnson, Shawn Lane,
Robert Fripp, Adam Jones, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Richard Barbieri, Jordan Rudess, Adam Holzman, Rick Wakeman, Peter
Gabriel, Thom Yorke, Maynard James Keenan, Norah Jones, Imogen Heap, Bjork, Ravel, Debussy, Hans Zimmer, Javier Navarette.
Gear-Ibanez and Paul Reed Smith Guitars, Blackstar and Cornford Amps, Morley/Boss/ElectroHarmonix/Vox Pedals, Planet Waves Cabels, Ernie Ball
Other Interests- Films, (Favourite films include Pan’s Labyrinth, Let the Right One In, A Prophet, Kingdom of Heaven, The Last Samurai), Reading,
(Favourite books include, 1984, Brave New World, The Dark Tower series and Fahrenheit 451) Cycling, Travelling, History.
Alex Broben-Bass, Synths
Born-1992 (Kent, UK)
Alex Broben Eden Shadow Matt Pereira Photography
Alex met Ryan during the early stages of his solo endeavours and joined the project not long before founding Eden Shadow, playing Bass as well as keys
and synthesisers. Alex has shifted through a variety of disciplines including guitar, classical guitar and drums before specialising in the Bass
Guitar, leaving him with an array of diverse musical knowledge and proficient skill.
Alex studies at ACM, Guildford and has a versatile taste in music and he is also involved with teaching and session work for artists in the Pop and
RnB genre. Alex also does professional photography.
Top Influences-Anthony Jackson, Pino Palladino, Nathan East, Nate Watts, Jaco Pastorius, Tony Levin, John Myung, Martin Mendez, Colin Edwin, Alain
Caron, Ray Riendeau, Dave Larue, Alex Webster, Steve Digiorgio, Esperanza Spalding, Marcus Miller, Richard Bona, Bakithi Khumalo, Stanley Clarke, Paul
Denman, Arif Mirabdolbaghi, Rocco Prestia, Pete Trewavas, Paolo Gregoletto, Orion.
Gear-Ernie Ball/MusicMan Bass Guitars, Fender Fretless Bass Guitars, Planet Waves Cables
Other Interests-Photography, Films (House of 1000 Corpses, The Devil’s Rejects, Sunshine, The Beach, The Uninvited, 28 Weeks/Days Later), Reading
(HP Lovecraft, Nietzsche.), Cycling, Languages
Tom Burgess-Drums, Percussion, Synths
From-Bournemouth, England, UK
Tom Burgess Eden Shadow Matt Pereira Photography
Ryan and Tom met after exchanging emails when discovering their similar love of the progressive music genre. Ryan introduced Tom to Alex and the three
started jamming. Tom specialises not only in being a proficient drummer but also has skills in production and engineering.
Tom has been involved in many projects including bands Soundfix, Crossbeam and Magic Potion having supported Hawklords and toured Europe.
Top Influences-Gavin Harrison, Marco Minnemann, Alan White, Bill Bruford, Jimmy Chamberlin, Neil Peart, Danny Carey.
Gear-Gretsch USA Custom with Sabian cymbals and Pro-Mark sticks
Other Interests-Films (Lord Of the Rings, Star Wars), Books (JRR Tolkien), Skating, Photography.