MTV Artists

Millions of artists.
Your pocket.
One app.
Download now

Download on the App Store Stay in
My Browser
Sleeping with Sirens is an American post-hardcore band from Orlando, Florida currently residing in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The band was formed in 2009 by members of For All We Know, Broadway, and Paddock Park. They are currently unsignedand have released three full-length albums and an acoustic EP. The group is known primarily for the versatility of vocalist Kellin Quinn's tenor leggiero vocal range. Background: Formation and With Ears to See and Eyes to Hear (2009-2010): Their first album, With Ears to See and Eyes to Hear, was released on March 23, 2010. Debuted at number 7 on Billboard's Top Heatseekers chart, and at number 36 on Top Independent Albums. Let's Cheers to This and If You Were a Movie, This Would Be Your Soundtrack (2011-2012): On April 7, 2011, the band released the first single off their new album "Do It Now Remember It Later". Later in the month on April 28, the next single "Fire" was released. The bands second album Let's Cheers to This was released on May 10, 2011. On June 26, 2012 the band released their first Acoustic EP, "If You Were a Movie, This Would Be Your Soundtrack" On October 21, 2012, Sleeping With Sirens released a new single called "Dead Walker Texas Ranger" as a halloween special. Feel and Departure of Jesse Lawson (2013-2014): In January 2013, the band entered the studio to record their follow up to Let's Cheers to This with an estimated release date of mid-2013. On April 23, 2013, the band released a new single called "Low" and revealed the new album's title as Feel and release date as June 4, 2013. In support of the new album, the band will be playing Kia main stage at the Vans Warped Tour 2013. On May 21, the band released the second single from Feel, "Alone" Featuring Machine Gun Kelly. On August 4, the band announced that they will be headlining their tour, The Feel This Tour, in support of their album Feel. Memphis May Fire, Breathe Carolina, Issues, and Our Last Night will be supporting the tour on selected dates. On October 16 2013, guitarist Jesse Lawson announced his departure from the band, citing his desire to spend more time with his family and start a new musical venture. After Lawson's amicable departure the band tapped Nick Martin (formerly of D.R.U.G.S. and Underminded) to fill in on guitar on the bands upcoming UK/EU Feel tour. New album and world tour (2014-present): On July 6, 2014 the band released pictures of them in the studio recording new music with John Feldmann. On July 21, 2014 the band announced they would be headlining a world tour alongside Pierce the Veil, with supporting acts Beartooth and This Wild Life. On August 8, 2014 the band stated they were parting ways with Rise Records and working on as an independent band. Band members: Current members Kellin Quinn - lead vocals (2009-present), Justin Hills - bass guitar (2009-present), Gabe Barham - drums (2009-present), Jack Fowler - lead guitar (2011-present), Nick Martin - rhythm guitar (touring 2013-present), Former members Brian Calzini - lead vocals (2009), Dave Aguliar - rhythm guitar (2009), Paul Russell - bass (2009), Alex Kaladjian - drums (2009), Brandon McMasters - lead guitar (2009-2010), Nick Trombino - rhythm guitar, backing vocals (2009-2010), Jesse Lawson - rhythm guitar, backing vocals (2010-2013)

Source: Wikipedia

Text from this biography licensed under creative commons license