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Dayton OH, United States (2001 – present)

Formed in Dayton, Ohio in 2001. Playing from the start on self-booked tours across the country gave them some initial national exposure, but they weren’t signed to Victory Records until late 2003.

As one of the first bands to utilize social networking to gain a fan base, Hawthorne Heights developed a huge MySpace following that became a catalyst that would launch them from underground to international awareness. The band became regulars on MTV, their signature hit Ohio Is For Lovers the anthem for the new wave of “emo”. Their debut album The Silence In Black And White soon went Gold, and with their second album If Only You Were Lonely, the band scored Victory Records’ biggest ever debut, landing at #3 on the Billboard 200 in 2006. The band appeared on Conan O’Brien and Jimmy Kimmel, and became magazine cover stars, sending sales of The Silence… to Platinum status.

In November 2007, whilst in the midst of legal disputes, tragedy struck within the Hawthorne Heights family. Casey Calvert, the much loved guitarist and resident “screamer” of the band, lost his life while on tour, due to an accidental overdose of medications prescribed by his doctor and dentist, which proved to be lethal combination. The effects on the band were evident, both personally and musically.

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  • XDMANISH

    They never fail to create great music. Loved those 2006 days. The best year in the history of music.

    12 Jan 4:59am Reply
  • XDMANISH

    They never fail to create great music. Loved those 2006 days. The best year in the history of music.

    12 Jan 4:58am Reply
  • Ivar91

    The Silence In Black And White maybe is a cliche, but damn. It does something to me still. Great album.

    7 Nov 2013 Reply
  • bobo9390

    They're still as on top of their game as ever.

    10 Oct 2013 Reply
  • PonyBoyKiller

    i love there music :3 ^_^

    5 Oct 2013 Reply
  • mtmoytoe

    Jesus, have not listened to these guys since Fragile Futures.

    27 Aug 2013 Reply
  • notaplatypus

    2006 memories holy shit.

    24 Aug 2013 Reply
  • AddictedToHer

    bobo9390 because skeletons was way better

    23 Aug 2013 Reply
  • bobo9390

    In order, they played: Life on Standby, Silver Bullet, The Transition, Golden Parachutes, Niki FM, another song from Zero, Ohio Is For Lovers

    19 Jul 2013 Reply
  • bobo9390

    They were awesome at Warped Tour. Fantastic setlist.

    19 Jul 2013 Reply
  • mattimek

    new album is great!

    18 Jul 2013 Reply
  • bobo9390

    new album only peaked at 118 on the Billboard charts. Shame on everybody. even Skeletons debuted at 50.

    14 Jul 2013 Reply
  • AwdeeKay

    My username is 'AwdeeKay' My password is 'evileye' Feel free to use my account if you ever get the urge to do so.

    13 Jul 2013 Reply
  • Thonydef

    they are back oooo

    12 Jul 2013 Reply
  • JackSpicerRules

    hawthorne heights disappointed me. finish the fucking trilogy goddamn it, but noooo you have to sign to a major label again and play goddamn warped tour what the hell

    5 Jul 2013 Reply
  • ShanD

    Zero's their best album. HH has always been one of those bands where I pick a few tracks off the album to listen to over and over again, but Zero is great all the way through.

    2 Jul 2013 Reply
  • AnthemPartThree

    Zero is awesome.

    28 Jun 2013 Reply
  • EverNdEver

    Zero is the perfect album. [4]

    27 Jun 2013 Reply
  • Kub1-k

    ZERO is fantastic, do yourself a favor and check it out!

    26 Jun 2013 Reply
  • BigBangTheorist

    IMO, Zero is pretty mediocre.

    25 Jun 2013 Reply
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