Dashboard Confessional was started in 2000, by Chris Carrabba in Boca Raton, Florida, as a side project from his band Further Seems Forever. Chris recorded his first album, The Swiss Army Romance, in 2000. The following year, he recorded Further Seems Forever's debut album The Moon Is Down. However, he left the band soon after the album's release, instead recording and releasing his sophomore album The Places You Have Come to Fear the Most, as well as a follow-up EP titled So Impossible.
Hailing from sunny San Diego, CA, SECRETS has already made an impact as one of the most promising up and coming acts in the scene. Armed with irresistibly catchy choruses, soaring vocals, and mercilessly dynamic breakdowns, its no wonder the post-hardcore five-piece has seen such success since signing to Velocity/Rise Records in the Spring of 2011. Velocity Records’ Dave Shapiro says, "When I heard these songs, I knew San Diego had yet another band that would be at the forefront of their genre.
SHADOWS CHASING GHOSTS were formed in 2007 with Trey Tremain (Vocals), Danny Coy (Drums), Matt Jones (Guitar), Danny Green (Bass) and Rich Jones (Guitar). In December of '07 SCG hit Outhouse studios (Enter Shikari, Architects, You Me At Six) and recorded their first 7 song EP (Never get a wolfs attention by pulling its tail) Since then they have been constantly touring bringing with them their explosive and unexpected stage presence and with their mix of razor sharp guitar work, body popping dance moves and sing along melodies.
There are two bands with this name. 1) Asperity is a heavy metal band from Sala, Sweden. Their line up is: Petri Kuusisto - guitar
Stefan Westerberg - drums
Peter Kronberg - vocals and bass
Johan Jahlonen - guitar They have released one album in 2004 entitled The Final Demand. ---- 2) Conservative Christianity and post-hardcore scree may seem like the most disparate of extremes, but the post-screamo rock sextet Asperity has that juxtaposition beat.
A Skylit Drive is a six-piece post-hardcore band from Lodi/Galt California. They released their first EP, titled She Watched The Sky, with Tragic Hero Records in January 2007 and the follow-up full length album Wires And The Concept Of Breathing on May 20, 2008. Now signed to Fearless Records, the band will release their second full length, entitled Adelphia, on June 9, 2009. They will be on Warped Tour 2009. Current Line-up:
Michael “Jag” Jagmin (Vocals)
Nick Miller (Guitar)
Disco Ensemble was formed in 1996 in Pori, Finland. For many years the band has been in the basements and underground-venues, writing songs and playing shows that would have put any band in the limelight to shame. From periods ranging from progressive hardcore to more accessible punk rock, childhood friends Mikko (drums) and Jussi (guitar), bassist Lasse and vocalist Miikka have been Finland's best kept secret for too long.
There are at least three bands called Trainwreck. One from Germany, one from the US and one from Australia: TRAINWRECK from Germany (Aachen, Bremen, Göttingen) is a DIY punk/hardcore/screamo band and consists of actual and former members of Eaves, Glasses, the 244GL and Engrave. They started rehearsing in October 2005. Since then they have released a couple of records, their latest LP in July 2009 and a new EP in June 2011. They've played five European, one UK, one Japan and two US tours in the last couple of years.
1) French Emo Band
« Draft translates urgency, the need for catharsis through music » Take it or leave it ! After putting out their first MCD « Stockholm Syndrome » (Overcome distribution) they played lots of gigs with Shai hulud, Since By Man, Nostromo, Burn Hollywood Burn, Amanda Woodward, Tang Draft are now working on their first album. Their music takes place between furious rockn roll and tense emocore influenced by eNVy, Refused, Neurosis, Botch
2) Hungarian Trance Band
There are mutliple artists with this name: 1) Defcon is the official side project of Cruciform Injection guitar player brendan7_ and cohort Aleks. The project embraces the possibility of nuclear war as an inevitable consequence of irresponsible international nuclear policy, and proactively prepares for, and accepts the apocalypse not as a fashion option, but as a complete lifestyle. New album, "Flat Black Philosophy", due out Fall '09