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Hampton, Virginia Beach VA, United States (2011 – present)

Glass Cloud is an American band from Hampton, Virginia formed in 2011 by Jerry Roush, Joshua Travis, Travis Sykes, and Chad Hasty in late 2011. Lead vocalist Roush was formerly the vocalist of Sky Eats Airplane and Of Mice & Men, while Joshua Travis was also the guitarist for the band The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza until 2012.The band released their debut album, The Royal Thousand on July 10 on EQUAL VISION RECORDS.

Jerry Roush had been talking about a new project entitled Glass Cloud for months on his personal Formspring and Twitter accounts. In November 2011, It was announced by Roush on the Glass Cloud YouTube account that the members would include bassist Travis Sykes, and drummer Chad Hasty, both childhood friends of Roush who both graduated from Berklee College of Music. The band’s guitarist was kept as a secret until later, when it was announced Joshua Travis from The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza. It was announced December, 2011 that EQUAL VISION RECORDS had signed the band and they were currently in the studio, recording their debut album, The Royal Thousand, set for a late spring/early summer release.

The band released their first single, White Flag, on YouTube March 2. The band played their first show at Never Say Never Festival in Mission, Texas March 13, 2011. Their setlist included their recently released single, White Flag, and other unreleased songs from their upcoming album.

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  • hellban

    hope to see them in france!

    29 Jan 5:11pm Reply
  • HirotoYoshitaka

    hope someday to see them in Russia. or in Germany this summer..)

    11 Jan 10:13pm Reply
  • RiasPure

    @bobo9390: Even though it's definitely something they shouldn't even be worry about, haha

    21 Dec 2014 Reply
  • bobo9390

    v someone out there probably cares

    21 Dec 2014 Reply
  • RiasPure

    Also no one fucking cares about your genre sob stories so bitching about whether this is metal or hardcore or how you think it's "a lowtuned harcdcore band with djtrendy djent riffz!!!111" is just going to make you look like a moron.

    17 Dec 2014 Reply
  • RiasPure

    ... The Royal Thousand is their first album? What the hell are you even talking about?

    17 Dec 2014 Reply
  • KeeReal72

    First album is so perfect! But what happened with guys then?The Royal thousand sounds like absolutely different band:(

    17 Dec 2014 Reply
  • akerbeltz

    What a nice discovery, really glad I've found this!

    27 Nov 2014 Reply
  • PlagueSounds

    I really wish the next release will be more in line with The Royal Thousand. PWF is just boring to me. Yes, heavy as fuck but boring. How to survive suicide is actually the only song I like on it.

    12 Nov 2014 Reply
  • bobo9390

    "It sounds like a hardcore band with low tuning and with overdone trendy djent syncopated riffs" Considering the guitar tone was also prevalent in the guitarist's old band, safe to say they aren't really jumping on trends. Just coincidentally making music that is also trendy at the moment.

    4 Nov 2014 Reply
  • Scout2000

    Genre discussions??? *yawn*

    28 Oct 2014 Reply
  • Dream-core

    Good band.

    21 Oct 2014 Reply
  • TheWatcho

    @PlagueSounds: Sounds way closer to hardcore. There isn't a single metal riff in their songs. Being heavy doesn't means it's metal. Lots of Grindcore is heavy as fuck, but still not metal in the slightest.

    15 Oct 2014 Reply
  • PlagueSounds

    @TheWatcho: so GC should be categorized as hardcore? lol that's even less accurate. Not that I give a shit about genres anyway.

    11 Oct 2014 Reply
  • Dima_M

    This band kicks fucking ass and will get bigger with time, i tell ya.

    30 Sep 2014 Reply
  • TheWatcho

    Can I ask how is this band even considered metal? or worse... prog? It sounds like a hardcore band with low tuning and with overdone trendy djent syncopated riffs, minimal metal influence (I would say no metal influence at all). Why in the US every modern hardcore band is being labelled as metal? Why? Both genres are so different, is ridiculous that there are people confusing them like if they were the same. Not prog (overdone 4/4 syncopation and atmosphere is not prog, the fuck), not even metal... why? almost every hardcore and hardcore-rooted metalcore are being labelled as metal, I just can't understand how is that even possible. Might as well say that Nickelback is metal.

    25 Sep 2014 Reply
  • FatcapVandal

    I agree with blue-sky-noise. I really love Glass Cloud, but a Tony Danza combeack, with a full line up would be the best thing could happen

    17 Jul 2014 Reply
  • Andre89F

    is trapped like a rat an always sunny reference? love this band

    15 Jul 2014 Reply
  • Alexeushka

    Зашибись группка, отлично лабают :)

    10 Jul 2014 Reply
  • HavikK

    GC fans,you'll probably dig the new Subliminal Groove Records signing from Toronto.. 'The Paralel': http://youtu.be/cisrszWyXKw

    5 Jul 2014 Reply
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