Spencer Swain - ZOX
Spencer Swain is a rock violinist who is piercing perceptions and injecting a blistering excitement into the indie rock scene.
has gained well-earned recognition throughout the U.S and Europe as one of the front men for ZOX.
became fascinated with the violin at the age of four and was classically trained from then on into college.
spent many hours in the practice room and on stage performing solo, as well as with orchestras and small ensembles.
Music has always been an important part of Spencer's life.
After two years of intense music conservatory study, Spencer
broke away from the classical scene.
moved to Providence, RI to find a new stage, and a band that would be open to his
developing, distinctive electric violin style.
found ZOX, a local college rock band that was playing parties and having fun, but they, too, were looking for something more.
"They wanted a classically trained violinist to play leads like a guitar.
I thought, sure, I can do that."
Within a few months, ZOX became a solidified unit comprised of Eli Miller, vox and guitar, John Zox on drums, Dan Edinberg on bass, and Spencer
on violin and vox.
Thankfully, someone forgot to tell Spencer Swain
—The Boston Tab
can also be found lending his
skills to independent studio session projects, as well as performing with the progressive-metal band Denimvenom.