is a post-hardcore
band from Long Island, New York
. Cameron Keym, Sal Mignanio, and Joe Zizzo formed the band in 2003 from the remains of Skycamefalling
, after auditioning twenty-two potential singers, they came across Doug Robinson former singer/guitarist of the band Stillwelle
Believe What We Tell You and Questions & Answers
They released two albums, their first album Believe What We Tell You
in 2004, and Questions & Answers
in 2006. They were featured on the Nintendo Fusion Tour
along with Plain White T's
, Relient K
, and Hawthorne Heights
. They also toured the UK on the Victory Records
Tour with The Audition
. They toured in January 2007 with Senses Fail
among others. Their music has been featured in video games including Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam
for the Wii
, Madden NFL 07
, Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock
("Don't Hold Back") and FlatOut: Ultimate Carnage
("Listen Close"). They were also nominated for 2007's MTV Mountain Dew Circuit Breakout, and finished in the Top 12.
The band had notable guests during their live performances, such as Thomas Erak from The Fall Of Troy, Sebastian Bach from Skid Row, and Jack O'Shea from Bayside.
On August 6, 2008 the band announced on their MySpace:
We have written some new songs that we are honestly so immensely proud of that we WILL BE PLAYING ON THIS TOUR to give you guys a feel of what's to come.
They also stated after 6 months of auditioning for a new pianist/guitarist to replace Cameron Keym, they had recruited Paul Cadena, the newest member of The Sleeping.
The band is currently toured across the East Coast and Midwest US with Envy On The Coast, Secret Lives of the Freemasons, and also a few concerts with The Gay Blades, finishing in late August. On August 15, they announced in a MySpace blog that they would be giving out tickets for upcoming shows when their profile image changed to black. This contest has since ended, and they are currently continuing production of their new album.
Doug has done guest vocals on Ever Since Radio's EP "Burn Down This Beach Town" Action Action's first album "Don't Cut Your Fabric to This Year's Fashion", and most recently on Amen. The Animal's second EP "My Iron Heart". He has also done guest vocals for Four Letter Lie on the song "Cowboys & Indians."