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I Killed the Prom Queen

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Adelaide, Australia (2000 – 2007, 2011 – present)

I Killed the Prom Queen is an Australian band which formed in 2000 in Adelaide, South Australia with mainstays JJ Peters on drums and Jona Weinhofen on guitar. The band featured prominently on the Australian live music scene and toured the USA, Japan and parts of Europe several times. They issued two studio albums, When Goodbye Means Forever… (2003) and Music for the Recently Deceased (2006) – the latter reached the top 30 on the ARIA Albums Chart.

The group split up in April 2007 when Weinhofen joined United States band Bleeding Through and Peters joined Australian group Deez Nuts. I Killed the Prom Queen reformed to play a farewell tour in mid-2008 and released a live album and DVD, Sleepless Nights and City Lights, which peaked in the top 50. In May 2011, the band reformed for the Destroy Music Tour and indicated plans to work on a third studio album.

Discography
* “Choose to Love Live or Die” (EP) On Final Prayer, 2002
* “I Killed the Prom Queen / Parkway Drive Split” (EP) On Final Prayer, 2003
* “When Goodbye Means Forever” On Resist Records, 2003
* “Your Past Comes Back to Haunt You” (EP) On Resist Records, March 7, 2005
* “Music For The Recently Deceased” On Stomp Records and Metal Blade Records, July 31, 2006
* “Music For The Recently Deceased” : Australian Tour Edition On Stomp Records, May 19, 2008

Members
JJ Peters – drums (2000–2007, 2008, 2011–present)
Jona Weinhofen – guitar, backing vocals, keyboards (2000–2007, 2008, 2011–present)

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  • NextOfKim

    prom queen

    5 Aug 11:21am Reply
  • outersuburbia

    Kjærlighet rules!!! [6] it needs a music video [2]

    4 Aug 11:13am Reply
  • Swatfish

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PbQqNe9C1Xo

    28 May 11:40am Reply
  • if1rst

    Old school \\m/

    16 May 2:30am Reply
  • Entripy777

    bayharbour: Reawaken, Metalcore from Australia http://youtu.be/epE1KVrbzrY

    13 May 11:04pm Reply
  • xGreenRangerx

    Calvert Street with Bjorn is fantastic.

    2 May 10:45pm Reply
  • Captain_Butcher

    Cлишком много модерн митола и автотюна,саунд вообще стал зализаным и ровным каким-то. Вокалер на записях не тянет вообще, хотя любил джейми хоупа и с удовольствием слушал его в The Red Shore =\\\ Жаль, что лучше чем Music for the Recently Deceased от них не стоит ждать =\\

    28 Mar 11:10pm Reply
  • fujytsu

    amazing! <3

    25 Mar 4:39pm Reply
  • bloody72

    pozdrowienia ze Śląska dla fanów I Killed the Prom Queen

    24 Mar 4:01pm Reply
  • Spartak92

    Kjærlighet rules!!! [5] it needs a music video

    22 Mar 2:33am Reply
  • eger

    Whoa... Björn Strid did some guest vocals on Calvert Street. I did a double take when I heard him.

    21 Mar 4:41pm Reply
  • ve1seR-

    Beloved is probly the best album this year.

    20 Mar 11:52am Reply
  • ChrisFallout

    Kjærlighet rules!!! [4]

    19 Mar 10:23am Reply
  • Gabiyx

    Kjærlighet rules!!! [3]

    16 Mar 9:56pm Reply
  • tatsunokoLOL

    Kjærlighet rules [2]

    10 Mar 4:56pm Reply
  • Epsilon_X2008

    Kjærlighet rules

    8 Mar 8:40pm Reply
  • Epsilon_X2008

    Beloved is holding up pretty well post-hype train. I'm actually enjoying it more than I did on my first few listens. [2] It's not quite music for the recently deceased level of awesome, but it's still pretty great.

    8 Mar 8:34pm Reply
  • adamagedone

    Beloved is pretty damn close to perfect. The vocals are great and I just love the melancholic vibe, brings me back to the Golden age of metalcore (2004-2007). Definetly gonna be in my top 10 of the year,.

    8 Mar 2:55am Reply
  • lastbi0s

    Hope to see you in russia again as you promised! :D

    3 Mar 9:56am Reply
  • grandofillusion

    уникальный альбом , один из лучших в этом году.

    3 Mar 6:14am Reply
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