Avenged Sevenfold is a band from Huntington Beach, California, United States. They started out as a metalcore band, but have since moved towards hard rock. The band was formed in 1999. Avenged Sevenfold's first album, Sounding the Seventh Trumpet, was recorded when the band members were eighteen years old. It was originally released on their first label, Good Life Recordings. After lead guitarist Synyster Gates (also known by Brian Haner Jr.) joined the band, the introductory track "To End The Rapture" was re-recorded with Gates playing, and the album was re-released on Hopeless Records.
Oh, Sleeper is a metalcore band from Ft. Worth, Texas signed to Solid State Records. Oh, Sleeper formed in April of 2006 after former members of short-lived rock band Terminal got together with former Between the Buried and Me guitarist Shane Blay. Eventually they found a vocalist in Micah Kinard and began practicing. As the 4 members began sledging through all the normal problems of a band start-up (no place to practice, no money and different schedules) the biggest obstacle was finding the last and final member.
The band was from adelaide has since broken up.
There are 4 bands with the name 'All Or Nothing': 1) Pop Punk / Hardcore quartet from Birmingham, England. "We reckon these young upstarts could go far, head over to their myspace page and check them out on tour before it goes global." (Exposure, Best New Music Feature)
- Rock Sound magazine "All Or Nothing's fast, spirited pop-punk, preoccupied with long hot summers, makes them the obvious choice to open a night of shiny punk like this." (5 K Live Kerrang Review, Broadway Calls show)
- Kerrang! magazine
Lynchmada have made quite a name for themselves in a rather short period of time - along the way landing supports for some of the biggest and best bands Australia has to offer. 2002 saw the formation of the band and subsequent release of their debut two-track single Stress Therapy (produced by Dave Leonard of Modern Music - The Butterfly Effect & Devolved). Not too long after the positive feedback came flowing in the band found themselves signed to Ward69 Records and got to work on their EP.
City Falls are a metalcore band from Bathurst, NSW who began in 2007 under the name For The Killing. After numerous name changes and getting a new rhythm guitarist, they changed their name to City Falls, and released their first recording, Broken Idols, which is currently gaining steam in the underground local scene.
The Storm Picturesque are a metalcore band from Newcastle, Australia Exert From Myspace page:
We are a metal band from Newcastle, trying our best to breathe life into a stale genre. We are not an image. We are not trend driven. We create music that we want to hear and that we enjoy listening to. All of us are still young, and hope that you can enjoy our music as we mature as both people and musicians.
There are currently two bands using the name "Between The Wars".
1. BETWEEN THE WARS (Melbourne, AUS) - Active 2009-present. Celtic folk punk band. Released album "Carried Away" in 2010, EP "The Rats" and single "The Aces Are Coming/I Forget What I'm Doing Here" in 2011. 2. BETWEEN THE WARS (New Jersey, USA) - Active: 2005-2007 (featured Ensign frontman Tim Shaw and former Thursday guitarist Bill Henderson. Released 1 EP and 1 album.
Stick to Your Guns is a 5 piece hardcore band from Orange County, California. Very heavily influenced by the orange county hardcore scene, their music, message, style, and sound can perhaps be compared to bands like Bleeding Through and Throwdown. Currently they are signed to Century Media/Sumerian Records and have released two full-length albums to date. They will be releasing their third full length album June 1, 2010, titled "The Hope Division". Members: