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Hometown: Huntsville, AL (USA)


In April 2005, Cassino was birthed from the remnants of the two principle songwriters of the Alabama rock group Northstar...an inevitably organic genesis that came to light through a creative bond that existed for numerous years between Nick Torres and Tyler Odom. They began recording their first album in 2006 with Nashville–based producer/drummer Craig Krampf, known for his work with artists including Dolly Parton, Alabama, Townes Van Zandt, Steve Perry and Melissa Etheridge. While the duo says that the record doesnâ??t have a specifically Nashville sound, the city did become prevalent in the making of their debut record â??Sounds of Salvation,â? both as a new environment to inspire songwriting, and in the cast of characters brought in by Krampf. â??Salvationâ? was soon blessed by the contributions of E Street Band bassist Garry Tallent and legendary saxophonist Jim Horn.

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Cassino post new album cover, and songs
Cassino (ex-Northstar) have posted the album artwork and two songs from their upcoming sophomore album and follow up to 2007's Sounds of Salvation. You can listen to two songs on their MySpace page.…
November 10, 2009

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