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We are however always updating our Press/Review section on this page, as well as our shows.





Our new album "One Day Closer to Yesterday" will be released on  February 22nd 2019!



Check out our new single "Go" and its corresponding lyric video!


Shumaun is currently in the studio recording their sophomore album. Please check social media links for latest updates and to interact!



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.

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



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!




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




Debut album releases TODAY!



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




Here is an interview Farhad did with Metal Temple Magazine Magazine

Danger Dog reviews the new album





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






Check out this new interview Farhad did with Prog-Sphere.





When we were young (Tyler, Jose and Farhad) Throwback.




Check out this killer review from The Grim Tower.




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




Here is another interview with Farhad for Progressive Music Planet




Check out this interview with Farhad for Metal Underground.




Farhad answers a bunch of great questions for Metal Asylum.
Check it out here!




Farhad talking about a two man mosh pit from a Shumaun show with Metal Underground.




Farhad on No Echo discussing his view on the "Most Underrated Album." 





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






Press Releases:





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!




Check out the album preview/teaser HERE:



Recording, mixing, and mastering has been completed!



Here is the album cover for our self titled debut record!

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Previous events

FTSdoesMetal: November Metal Matinee

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TheDepot Baltimore, 1728 N Charles St, Baltimore, Maryland

The Event Page:

TheDepot Baltimore
1728 N Charles St
Baltimore, Maryland

Sunday, November 11, 2018
Doors: 3:00 pm | Music: 3:30 pm | $10 DoS
18+ (or ALL AGES w/ Parent/Guardian)

Kick Cancer for Roger (Benefit Show)

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

The Event Page:

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:


  • 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:

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.



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


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



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


Shumaun at the Pinch

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