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San Diego, United States (2000 – present)

As I Lay Dying is an American band from San Diego, California. Founded in 2000 by their vocalist Tim Lambesis and having completed their first Line-up in 2001, the band consists of vocalist Tim Lambesis, drummer Jordan Mancino, lead guitarist Nick Hipa, rhythm guitarist Phil Sgrosso, and bassist Josh Gilbert, all of whom are Christians. Signed to Metal Blade Records, As I Lay Dying has released five studio albums, one split album, and two compilation albums.

As I Lay Dying’s fourth studio album, An Ocean Between Us peaked at number 8 on the Billboard 200, and number 1 on the Top Rock chart. The band has performed at Wacken Open Air, With Full Force, Soundwave Festival, Sounds of the Underground, Warped Tour, Bloodstock Open Air and Taste of Chaos. In 2007, As I Lay Dying won the “Ultimate Metal God” award from MTV2 at the first annual “All That Rocks” special, was named “Artist of the Year” at the San Diego Music Awards in 2008 and was nominated for a 2008 Grammy Award for the song “Nothing Left”. Their latest album, The Powerless Rise was written over a three year period and was released in May 2010 to widespread critical acclaim.

After leaving the band Society’s Finest where he played guitar, vocalist Tim Lambesis formed As I Lay Dying in 2000.[10]Starting out as a duet with drummer Jordan Mancino after they first met as a band in February 2001, the title of the band was taken from the novel of the same name by William Faulkner although there is no correlation between the band’s musical theme to the theme of the novel.


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  • MegaDave89

    I listened on their first album first time today, i can say it was decent.

    27 Aug 12:23pm Reply
  • MegaDave89

    Shadow Are Security are nice stuff.

    26 Aug 4:44pm Reply
  • MegaDave89

    This is the best metalcoreband.

    26 Aug 4:43pm Reply
  • Yelyah-Williams

    Real Christians plot their spouses' demise.

    15 Aug 2:58am Reply
  • DarkMessengerVI


    11 Aug 12:27am Reply
  • the-wild-healer

    Shadows are Security through The Powerless Rise. All great albums.

    9 Aug 3:40pm Reply
  • m23fifa

    KA302, yes, I think so too. Powerless Rise is their best!

    7 Aug 3:52pm Reply
  • BrootalK1d

    Shadows Are Security and Frail Words Collapse are their best, An Ocean Between Us is also great but their other albums are meh.

    6 Aug 4:05pm Reply
  • Joizo

    Yup, Powerless Rise is pretty damn good. It's their most solid album, not really filler songs or anything. Just pure enjoyment.

    2 Aug 3:55pm Reply
  • FlorioWork

    Powerless is their best yes I agree.

    30 Jul 7:27pm Reply
  • KA302

    anybody else thinks than powerless rise is their best album? anyway i still believe than i will see aild live, with tim of course

    29 Jul 12:20am Reply
  • rusverm

    As I Lay Dying – Forsaken очень высоко оценена в критике рок песен

    28 Jul 12:43pm Reply
  • caaioaugusto

    R.I.P, my favorite band ♥

    24 Jul 4:56pm Reply
  • Alcatraz_35rus


    20 Jul 3:23pm Reply
  • AspireInspire

    An Ocean Between Us is a nostalgic album [2]

    20 Jul 10:41am Reply
  • m23fifa

    Their music will forever be my solace. I'm so grateful to them for such emotional, sincere and just interesting music. We have to learn not to judge anyone until we won't be under their skin. I will always know Tim as great singer, philosopher, amazing lyrics writer, powerful live performer. All those unpleasant facts, in which he was involved won't cross out for me all the beautiful things he did, they (As I Lay Dying) did!

    20 Jul 9:52am Reply
  • wiLLiamdelux3

    r.i.p. <3

    9 Jul 11:59am Reply
  • Kyzumi

    Their recent works were terrible anyway. Also, did anyone actually listen to them for the "christian" messages in their music? that's really stupid.

    5 Jul 11:44pm Reply
  • Jobforacod

    ''Sometimes we have to watch whole lives fall apart, before we can rebuild them again, A greater foundation'' Well Tim it's time to put your words into actions now lol

    29 Jun 1:40pm Reply
  • Jobforacod

    ''Sometimes we have to watch whole lives fall apart, before we can rebuild them again, A greater foundation'' Well Tim it's time to put your words into actions now lol

    29 Jun 1:40pm Reply
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