There are multiple bands with this name: 1) A solo singer/songwriter covering many genres and styles from South Carolina. 2) A hard rock band from Manchester, UK. 1) Silent Cities released a self titled demo CD on January 22, 2007. Sheldon, age 16, wrote all 10 songs and had help from close friends for recording, playing and mixing. "I tried to make each song sound different," says Sheldon. the genres on the CD range from Electronica to Metal. Sheldon also incorporates such instruments as violin, synthesizer and piano in the CD. The CD was recorded with professional equipment by recording student Noah Tassie. Sheldon released Blacktop Buildings and Concrete Streets on September 16, 2008 as a 8 track EP. This CD was the first to go on to Itunes. Sheldon changed his genre stylings to more of a Pop Punk/Hardcore sound. He still managed to bring in a Christian acoustic track to balance out the CD. This CD was recorded in Inman, South Carolina at JP studios and produced by John Petty. After Recruitment of new band members, Sheldon started on the third and newest album, The Interior of a Heart. This album is another step up for Sheldon as he furthers in his songwriting career. Because of new member influences, The Interior of a Heart is an alternative rock CD with many different genre stylings. This new CD also contains 2 tracks off of Blacktop Buildings and Concrete Streets. This CD was recorded at Sit-n-Spin Studios in Greenville, South Carolina and was produced by Marc Gwinn and David Sims. Because of different educational pursuits, The band had to split up and Silent Cities was once again a solo project. After a year of writing and working with other musician, Sheldon went to Whitestone Studios to record his 4th studio album, All the World's a Stage. All the World's a Stage is to be release Summer 2010. 2) Manchester band Silent Cities initially formed as a pop-punk band and went through several lineup changes in their formative years. In 2013 only the two guitarists remained as original members, and the sound changed considerably, towards a heavier mix of rock and metal. The addition of a new vocalist in the summer of 2013 breathed new life into the band, however this was short-lived and the band parted ways in the autumn of the same year.