Biography

Antonio Longo (also known as Antonio Garcia) was the original singer for Long Island band Taking Back Sunday. He sang on the band’s first release - the Taking Back Sunday EP. He had previously been a member of the female fronted band, One True Thing.

After leaving Taking Back Sunday, he joined The Prize Fighter (later known as Guilt Like Gravity) before he was kicked out for his restrained vocal performance, and later The Mirror (with Scott Gross, former guitarist member of From Autumn to Ashes). Now he is currently in Minutes to Miles (with bassist Mike “Jones” Mehr, former guitarist of The Mirror and friends Mike “Pacemaker” Monaghan, Mark Cimino, and Mark Dara).

On Brand New’s Your Favorite Weapon, Antonio Longo is thanked as “Antonio Garcia”.

He is also thanked on Taking Back Sunday’s album Tell All Your Friends as “Antonio Garcia”.

He was asked to leave Taking Back Sunday after an argument with Eddie Reyes.

Antonio has recently started a music news website named SceneSnob. The site spotlights all types of underground music and includes interviews, reviews and videos.

He is also managing the Long Island based nu-metal band Kills and Thrills.

He no longer hosts an open mic night at Spoon Coffehouse in Lindenhurst (Long Island, NY) every Wednesday night.

Edited by KERPLUNKEN on 8 Feb 2009, 12:34

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