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Bring Me The Horizon
Transcript of Bring Me The Horizon
American Metalcore bands such as: The Dillinger Escape Plan, Everytime I die,
Poison the Well
Bring Me The Horizon
Genres: Death Metal, Grindcore, Emo, Progressive rock, Post-rock, Dubstep, and Electronica
Metalcore, Deathcore, Hardcore Punk, and Death Metal.
Ocassionally Technical Metal and Emo.
It Never Ends
And the Snakes Start to Sing
Seen It All Before
Can You Feel My Heart
Go To Hell For Heaven’s Sake
House of Wolves
The group was formed in 2004 from the ashes of several Sheffield-based outfits. Matt Nicholls and Oliver Sykes used to attend local hardcore punk shows. The two later met Lee Malia, who spoke to the two about thrash metal and melodic death metal bands like Metallica and At The Gates. They officially formed in March of 2004. It started with drummer Nicholls, Malia, Sykes, and Curtis Ward (who ended up leaving) who all lived in the Rotherham area, then they finished the line up by inviting bassist Matt Kean.
Ashford, United Kingdom
Rehabbed for Ketamine
Widely disliked by other artists
They initially established their own label, Thirty Days of Night, to release their debut EP in 2005,
This Is What the Edge of Your Seat Was Made For
On signing to Visible Noise, they reissued the EP to a wider audience. Bring Me the Horizon's full-length debut,
Count Your Blessings
appeared in October 2006 with an American release following one year later, courtesy of Epitaph Records.
Their second album:
, Bring Me the Horizon moved in a more accessible direction and wound up cracking the U.K. album charts. Not everyone approved of the new sound, though, and Ward left the band in early 2009. His temporary replacement was Jona Weinhofen.
Weinhofen ended up staying with the band as a permanent member, and the group returned to the studio with producer Fredrik Nordström in March 2010 to begin work on a third album. The resulting
There Is a Hell, Believe Me I've Seen It, There Is a Heaven, Let's Keep It a Secret
was released during the latter half of 2010, several months after the band wrapped up its engagement with the Warped Tour.
A fourth album, the more atmospheric
, arrived on Epitaph in 2013.
The band's name is derived from the final line of the film Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, in which Captain Jack Sparrow says "Now, bring me that horizon."
Now...bring me that horizon
The band is unique in that it veers off the normal hardcore punk to slightly electronic and melodic sounds. The screaming in most cases is understandable and not as hardcore as some.
Joined the band in 2004
6.4.84 (age 30)
Writes main structure of songs
South Yorkshire, England
Poor member and abusive to audience
Became a model
Joined in 2004
Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
Nominated for three AIM Independent Music Awards in 2011
Member since 2004
Maltby, South Yorkshire
Former member of
I Killed the Prom Queen
Joined in 2013
Wife is Emma
Nominated for Best Keyboardist in the 2013 Alternative Press readers poll