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As I Lay Dying

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Hometown: San Diego, CA (USA)


As I Lay Dying is an American Grammy Award–nominated[1] metalcore band from San Diego, California, formed in 2000. Their band name derives from the novel by William Faulkner with the same title.[2] Formed in 2000 by Tim Lambesis and having completed their first Line–up in 2001, the band's line–up consists of vocalist Tim Lambesis, drummer Jordan Mancino, lead guitarist Nick Hipa, rhythm guitarist Phil Sgrosso, and bassist Josh Gilbert, all of whom are Christians and share the Christianity beliefs respectively. Signed to Metal Blade Records, As I Lay Dying has released four studio albums, one split album, and one compilation album.

As I Lay Dying's 2007 release An Ocean Between Us peaked at number 8 on the Billboard 200, and number 1 on the Top Rock chart. The band has performed at Wacken Open Air, With Full Force, Soundwave Festival, Sounds of the Underground, Warped Tour, and Taste of Chaos. In 2007, As I Lay Dying won the "Ultimate Metal God" award from MTV2 at the first annual "All That Rocks" special, was named "Artist of the Year" at the San Diego Music Awards in 2008 and was nominated for a 2008 Grammy Award for the song "Nothing Left".

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