When Matthew and Nathan were 12 years old, their mother was killed in a car accident.
Matthew landed a sports scholarship to go to college in Indianapolis, Indiana at Indiana University. He pursued professional soccer in the United States and for nine months in Florence, Italy. Matthew also shortly attended Columbia College studying Music management.
Matthew plays mainly with his index and middle fingers, but has been seen playing with a pick on rare occasions.
Matthew and his brother then formed their first band, The Blank Theory, in 1998. In the early days of The Blank Theory, they also formed an independent label called 4 Alarm Records which also included The Frogs, The Pinehurst Kids, and Monkey Paw.
Nathan and Matthew appeared on a special edition of Twin Fear Factor, which they won. The $50,000 was the start up money for Madina Lake. The band's first self-produced EP, The Disappearance of Adalia, came out in early 2006 around October. Later that year, they were signed to Roadrunner Records and created their first full length album entitled From Them, Through Us, To You, which was released in March 2007.
Matthew loves philosophy and hopes to one day pursue a career as a writer. He is the author of The Auspice Book- a mythological story about the fictitious town - Madina Lake - and the basis for the band. The book is expected to be released in segments, which can only be put together by clues found by fans, through the band's website in 2008.
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Terra Holdings.(WHO'S NEWS)(appointment of Matthew Leone as director of web marketing and social media for Terra Holdings)(Brief article)
Jan 12, 2011; Matthew Leone has been promoted to director of web marketing and social media for Terra Holdings, parent company of Brown Harris...