After studying music at university, Patrick Bouchard switches from violin and classic guitar to an electric guitar and an amplifier, the rest is history. He soon formed the band Silent Soul for which he was lead singer and songwriter. In 2001, the band quickly starts to build a solid fanbase in the province of Quebec. For the next about ten years, the band toured extensively performing hundreds of shows across the country, playing major event festivals such as Vans Warped Tour, and received the prestigious title of “Artist of the Month” by the European magazine Rock One Mag.