Cone McCaslin is a Canadian Musician/Producer/Mixer/Song Writer. His career in Music started in 1994 when he joined a garage band with high school friends called Second Opinion. In 1998 Cone joined Sum 41 which then signed a major label deal to Island Records in 1999 and went on to establish itself as one of the most successful Alternative/Pop Punk/Punk Rock acts in the years following. They have recorded 5 full length studio albums and 1 EP to date so far. Their reputation for being hard working and immensely creative has also lead to collaborations with Motley Crue's Tommy Lee, grandfather of Punk, Iggy Pop, rapper Ludacris as well as multi-talented Jack Black to name a few. The band has toured the world for the past 14 years, selling out Arenas and Clubs. Sum 41 has inarguably made an indelible mark within the industry, having sold millions of records, scored ..1 videos on MTV's coveted show TRL, topped the billboard charts and made live performance appearances repeatedly on Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Last Call with Carson Daly and MAD TV.
In 2007 Cone co-founded a side project with friend Todd Morse (H2O, Offspring, Petty Cash) called Operation MD. Operation MD has recorded 2 full length albums as well as 2 iTunes singles since 2007 with Cone contributing on all aspects of Production, Recording and Writing. In 2007 Cone started his Producing Career with a co-production credit on the 1st Operation MD album "We Have An Emergency" which was nominated for 2 Casby Awards. Since 2007 Cone has Produced many albums including Operation MD's 2nd album 2010's "Birds + Bee Stings", 6 songs for Hard Rock Halifax band Shelter With Thieves 2011 album "Someday Is Never Soon Enough" which Won an ECMA Award for "Loud Recording Of The Year". In 2012 Cone Produced Folky/Alt-Country Toronto band The Strumbellas debut full length album "My Father + The Hunter" which has had Country wide buzz since the release of the album as well as being nominated for a Canadian Juno Award for "Best Roots/Traditional Album" in 2013. Many Online Music sites and blogs labeled the album as 1 of the 10 best Albums of 2012.
Since the Strumbellas album Cone has produced many albums, EP's and songs throughout the past few year including Toronto bands Sun K, LeBarons, Singer-Song Writer Walter Senko and Vancouver Singer-Song Writer Anna Toth.
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