Raleigh, North Carolina-based power-pop outfit rightly dividing
formed in late 2000 under the name "Redeemed". Fronted by
songwriter/vocalist/guitarist Craig Glasheen and bassist
Eric Albright, the first incarnation of the group also
featured keyboardist Angela Hall and drummer Jeff
Pearce. In early 2001, the quartet recorded a five-song
demo with Mike Connell of The Connells providing
additional guitar. One of the tracks, "Yield My
Life to You," was selected to appear on the
Christian Happenings Diamond in the Rough CD Sampler.
Angela Hall left the band shortly after and Redeemed
carried on as a trio.
Bill Germiller: drums & percussion
Craig Glasheen: vocals, guitars
Leighton Wingerd: guitars
Joe Yamiolkowski: keys
they could improve upon their demo, they retreated
into the studio to record their full-length debut CD.
Special guests on the recording included Ted Fillhart,
Rebecca Garner, and Jordan Liggitt of Nobel Pawn. During
the recording, Pearce left the group to pursue
recording/engineering for other bands and was replaced
by superb drummer, Bill "Bingo" Germiller. The
debut CD was released in the U.S. on their own label,
Different Place Records, in 2003 and has since made its
way into the hands of Twila Paris, Sara Groves, Greg
Laurie, and Alistair Begg among others. CCM Magazine’s
David McCreary wrote, “I especially enjoyed the guitar
and some of the hooks.”
the release of the debut CD, Joe
"Yah Mo B There" Yamiolkowski on keys, and
second guitarist Leighton Wingerd have been added. In addition to giving
the band a fuller sound, Leighton and Joe provide the
background vocals that were missing from previous
incarnations of the band.
2005, the band changed their name to rightly dividing.
They continue to play around North Carolina, preaching
the Gospel, and earnestly contending for the faith. They
are currently working on songs for their follow-up CD.