Of Mice & Men is an alternative metal/modern metalcore band formed in Costa Mesa, California, United States in 2009 by Austin Carlile
and Jaxin Hall
after Carlile's departure from Attack Attack!
. The name of the band is derived from John Steinbeck's novel of the same title. The current line-up consists of Carlile (ex. Attack Attack!
), Phil Manansala, Valentino Arteaga (ex. Lower Definition
), Aaron Pauley (ex. Jamie's Elsewhere
) and Alan Ashby. Shortly after forming, Carlile and Hall enlisted the help of Though She Wrote
to create their first collaborative demo tr… read more