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Atlanta, Georgia (1994 – present)

Sevendust is an American / band from Atlanta, Georgia. The band was formed in 1994 by bassist Vince Hornsby, drummer Morgan Rose and guitarist John Connolly. After their first demo, lead vocalist Lajon Witherspoon and guitarist Clint Lowery joined the group. Following a few name changes, the members settled on the name Sevendust and released their self-titled debut, Sevendust, on April 15, 1997.

The self-titled debut sold 311 copies its first week. However, through touring, and Tvt support, the album gained charting success through Billboard and earned gold certification.

Bassist Vince Hornsby joined drummer Morgan Rose in 1994, in a band called Snake Nation. John Connolly, a drummer, left his current band and joined Snake Nation as a guitarist. They recorded their first demo. Not happy with vocals, however, Snake Nation spent a year searching for a new singer before finding Lajon Witherspoon. Six months passed, Clint Lowery joined the band and they renamed themselves Rumblefish.

Rumblefish was short-lived, however, because they found another band with the same name. They renamed themselves Crawlspace, and released My Ruin on the Mortal Kombat soundtrack album entitled More Kombat through TVT Records in 1996. Shortly after, another band named Crawlspace sent notice that they wanted $50,000 for the rights to their name. Rather than purchase the rights, the band members chose to rename themselves Sevendust.


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  • GNR27

    These guys are pretty good!

    15 Aug 6:39pm Reply

    Ни одного провального альбома, шикарные сайд-проекты - ребята просто охуенны!

    3 Aug 9:53pm Reply
  • mark4all

    Очень очень мощная группа!

    28 Jul 5:26pm Reply
  • nihil_interest

    @drochlen, ну толсто же, блять

    18 Jul 8:50am Reply
  • xdivine_infekt

    pretty unfair how they tend to get lumped in with all the generic post-grunge bands when it's pretty clear they have a unique, original sound to them [3]

    12 Jul 9:13pm Reply
  • drochlen

    Ну... чуть получше остальных групп жанра и всё равно говно.

    6 Jul 8:06am Reply
  • mattimek

    Time Travelers & Bonfires is fantastic

    11 Jun 4:49pm Reply
  • junkyard_god

    does walmart still carry the edited copies of their albums? my 11 year old self can't subject myself to curse words

    15 May 3:18pm Reply
  • Entripy777

    bayharbour: Reawaken, Metalcore from Australia

    13 May 11:12pm Reply
  • greenalert011

    Here and now is my fav song!! Overall their music is really superb and addictive. SD rulzz!

    11 May 5:18am Reply
  • i618

    New acoustic album is beautiful.

    27 Apr 9:57am Reply
  • RockstarFerdos

    Seasons R their best album but I fell in love with Travelers & Bonfires too!

    21 Apr 12:03pm Reply
  • mark4all

    Time Travelers & Bonfires is AMAZING

    11 Apr 9:05am Reply
  • Armotekma

    Time Travelers & Bonfires is more than I could have hoped for, definitely their best album!

    11 Apr 3:31am Reply
  • OurDarkestSkies

    The Wait is an amazing song. Love the chorus. LJ went all out.

    19 Mar 12:12pm Reply
  • fuckthetags

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    12 Feb 6:58am Reply
  • aquaguard03

    Destroy all you see. Tattoo the world. Change everything.

    14 Jan 3:45pm Reply
  • guilhermecu

    they music is amazing

    4 Jan 1:35am Reply
  • fadingsense

    Their music has such passion. Comparisons with most other alt metal types just doesn't make sense to me. At least it means they get radio time

    18 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Zach216

    Sevendust don't get lumped in with post-grunge bands... usually it's "nu metal" bands... I agree it's total BS... they have a SOUL-singer for goodness sakes and a synergy as far as how they all write and play together that can't be easily described. Only experienced... (live being the absolute best way...)

    2 Dec 2013 Reply
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