"I love them!, "they [afterEIGHT] were the best unsigned band I'd seen in a long, long, long, long, time. I couldn't believe they werent signed. From the vocals to the rhythms to the guitar rifts, I love all of it" - John Cooper (Skillet Lead Singer)
"In today's crowded pop package ready to serve records, afterEIGHT's latest record "Better Late Than Never" stands up and delivers a full meal of cinematic sounds intertwined with a passionate message." ~ Tom Green CEO Dfest Music Conference & Festival
With the release of their album "Better Late Than Never", afterEIGHT is finally ready to sweep the American Midwest, followed by the inevitable domination of the planet.
In their mere two and a half year existence the band's emotive brand of rock and roll has brought them to the top of the thriving Tulsa music scene, along the way making the band one of the most sought after acts in the state and garnering rave reviews from industry personnel around the country.
The band's enthusiasm has secured them support slots with bands such as Anberlin, Kutless, Falling Up, Skillet, SonicFlood, Relient K, subseven, Kids in the Way, Hawk Nelson, Project 86, Dizmas, Rooney, The Academy is.., Bowling for Soup, The Vanished, and The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus.
In December 2007, afterEIGHT announced that they had signed to Tooth & Nail records. February 5, 2008, afterEIGHT officially changed their name to Capital Lights. The band then toured in the months following as the opening act to the Green T Tour.