Casey McPherson (born September 15, 1978) is a singer and songwriter based in Austin, Texas. He is currently the frontman of the band Alpha Rev and formerly sang in the band . Casey grew up in Jones Creek, Texas where he was home-schooled. When he was 18, his father committed suicide. He was classically trained on the piano. In 2011 he was invited to join Flying Colors, a supergroup with ex-Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy, guitarist Steve Morse and bassist Dave LaRue of the Dixie Dregs, and keyboardist Neal Morse, formerly of Spock's Beard.