Story of the Year is a post-hardcore band from St. Louis, Missouri originally formed in 1995. The band currently consists of vocalist Dan Marsala, lead guitarist Ryan Phillips, rhythm guitarist and back up vocalist Philip Sneed, bassist Adam Russell and drummer Josh Wills. Initially named Big Blue Monkey, they changed their name to Story of the Year in 2002 because a blues group of the same name had already existed.
Screamo band from the Czech Republic playing melodic HC. They call their style as screamo-heartcore, because the roots of this music are based on the HC scene, which was the matter of the heart for many musicians, who wanted to go their own way, create your own unique style. Mara Jade are 5 personalities, 4 instruments, 1 scream and a lot of emotions.. nothing more.. Members:
Martin Galansky - guitar
Ondrej Sima - guitar
Stenly Markup - bass
Jiri Bendl - drums
Formed in October of 2000, Bayside consisted of four musicians looking for a chance to play music the rest of their lives. They recorded a demo and the band began playing shows around Long Island, NY. They quickly caught the eye of Brooklyn, New York's Dying Wish Records, who released their first EP, "Long Stories Short", featuring the songs "Foot Impressions", "Days Of My Life", "Red Head VS. The Pretty Red Bracelet", "Downtime", "Ask For It", and "Advance Letter Goodbye".
Breathe Carolina started in 2007 with Denver, Colorado natives Kyle Even and David Schmitt, recording songs on GarageBand for fun. They started out as a MySpace band, getting over 10,000 plays in 2008 and accumulating over 30 million plays during 2009. The name Breathe Carolina came from a dream David had about a woman named Carolina living his life right before his eyes. In early 2008 Breathe Carolina singed with Rise Records, but left Rise in mid 2009 and joined Fearless Records. They have made 3 music videos and have realsed 2 full length albums.
On August 18, 2009, lead singer Shaant Hacikyan announced via his Twitter account he was going solo. Dave Melillo confirmed that he and guitarist Jeff Czum had left the band. Jeff, Dave, and Mike Lasaponara went on to create a new band, Nocturnal Me. In early 2010, it was announced that the band will continue with frontman Shaant Hacikyan as the only original member to continue, joining with former members of Mandy K.
The Classic Crime is a Seattle-based alternative rock band. They released their Tooth & Nail debut album, 'Albatross', in 2006. It marked the fastest first-week sales for a new artist in the history of T&N. The band members are Matt MacDonald (vocals), Justin DuQue (guitar), Robert "Cheeze" Negrin (guitar), Alan Clark (bass), and Paul "Skip" Erickson (drums). While touring in support of their full-length album Albatross, the band created the Acoustic EP: Seattle Sessions, which was simply a compilation of songs they created while on the road.
After forming in the later part of 2008, it hasn't taken Built On Secrets long to solidify their status as one of the most promising young bands in Australia. With only a self-released demo to their name, the Melbourne-based group was able to score support slots with everyone from All Time Low and Set Your Goals to The Amity Affliction, Haste The Day and 3OH!3, all of which has demonstrated that Built On Secrets' dynamic sound is capable of appealing to a slew of different audiences.
Alkaline Trio are a punk rock band from Chicago, Illinois consisting of Matt Skiba (guitar/vocals), Dan Andriano (bass/vocals), and Derek Grant (drums/backing vocals). Their music is characterized by dark lyrics, catchy hooks, fast tempos and recurring subjects of alcoholism, depression, shattered relationships, drugs and death. The band formed in December of 1996, originally consisting of Skiba, Rob Doran (bass/vocals), and Glenn Porter (drums/vocals).
The Starting Line is an alternative rock band which formed in 1999 in Churchville, Pennsylvania, United States. The band consists of Kenny Vasoli (vocals, bass), Matt Watts (guitar), Mike Golla (guitar), Brian Schmutz (keyboards, vocals) and Tom Gryskiewicz (drums). The band are best known for their 2007 rock radio hit "Island". In 2008, the band began a hiatus, which was recently ended. Vasoli is currently focusing on his side project person L.