Scottie Somerville – Vocals
Cody Criswell – Lead Guitar/Vocals
Michael Miller – Rhythm Guitar
Chris Dildine – Bass/Vocals
TJ Burgess – Drums


Artifas is a modern rock band from Memphis, TN. It is comprised of Scottie Somerville, Cody Criswell, Chris Dildine, and TJ Burgess.

Artifas is about the music. The members of this band came from numerous backgrounds from metal to classic rock. They used these influences to create their own sound to make their mark in the industry.

They began recording demos in their own studio, based in their hometown of Martin, TN in the early months of 2011. After months of bouncing around from city to city and making attempts at recording with once famous artists, the band finally decided on Blake Allison of Egypt Central to produce their debut release.

The debut record focuses on the concept of duality, and the balance of good and evil that resides within every person. The selection of songs set for the record vary from easy listening, melodic tunes, to more high energy, heavier songs, a stylistic array that the band is known for.

With an exciting, energetic stage show and powerful music, Artifas plans to reach out to music lovers around the world.



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Basic Info

Founded January 2011

Genre Rock

Members Lead Vocals – Scottie Somerville
Lead Guitar/Vox – Cody Criswell
Rhythm Guitar – Michael Miller
Bass/BackingVox – Chris Dildine
Drums & Percussion – TJ Burgess

Hometown Memphis, TN

Influences Anyone who shares our passion for music.

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