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As I Lay Dying



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Hometown: San Diego, CA (USA)

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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".


Reviews

As I Lay Dying An Ocean Between Us

As I Lay Dying

An Ocean Between Us (2007)

Metal Blade

As I Lay Dying Shadows Are Security

As I Lay Dying

Shadows Are Security (2005)

Metal Blade

Every Time I Die / As I Lay Dying live in Providence

Every Time I Die / As I Lay Dying

live in Providence (2004)

live show

As I Lay Dying Frail Words Collapse

As I Lay Dying

Frail Words Collapse (2003)

Metal Blade

Interviews

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Jordan Mancino (As I Lay Dying)

Monday, March 21, 2011 at 8:00 PM (EDT)

As I Lay Dying release conflicting statements about band's future
Following the incarceration of frontman Tim Lambesis for crimes related to hiring a hitman to kill his own wife, As I Lay Dying have released a lengthy statement about the future of the band. However, there have been some conflicting reports…
April 11, 2014
Tim Lambesis pleads guilty to hitman plot
Today, Tim Lambesis, frontman for As I Lay Dying changed his plea of not guilty to guilty to charges stemming from an incident where he hired a hitman to kill his wife. Reportedly, Lambesis may be sentenced to nine years in prison, though various sources are citing that the actual time sentenced may be different than nine years. We will…
February 25, 2014
Punknews Podcast: The week of July 9, 2013
I was out for the weekend shopping for Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet records in Toronto, so here's last week's podcast, this week! On this, the 154th episode of the Punknews Podcast, John Gentile, Chris Moran and Greg Simpson chat about the next Gaslight…
July 16, 2013
Punknews Podcast: As I Lay Dying frontman releases blog during house arrest
Tim Lambesis - the vocalist of As I Lay Dying who is currently under house arrest for attempting to have his wife murdered - has posted what is probably lawyer-vetted (and now pulled) blog entry where he probably won't clarify things too much for you. He…
July 09, 2013
Punknews Podcast: The week of May 7, 2013
So what if we're a little late in posting the story? This is the Punknews Podcast! We leave professionalism for the professionals. On this episode John Gentile, Armando Olivas and Greg Simpson discuss As I Lay Dying and contract killing,…
May 13, 2013
Punknews Podcast: As I Lay Dying post statement regarding Lambesis arrest
The four other members of Christian metalcore outfit As I Lay Dying have posted a message for their arrested singer. Frontman Tim Labesis has been accused of conspiring to have his wife killed. They…
May 09, 2013
Punknews Podcast: As I Lay Dying singer arrested in murder-for-hire plot
Reports are coming in that Tim Labesis, singer for metalcore As I Lay Dying, has been arrested by California police for attempting to…
May 08, 2013
Videos: As I Lay Dying: "No Lungs to Breathe" (Lyric Video)
As I Lay Dying have posted a lyric video for their new single, "No Lungs to Breathe." The track comes from their 2012 album, Awakened, which was recorded with Descendents' Bill Stevenson at his…
March 01, 2013
Tours: The Devil Wars Prada / As I Lay Dying (North America)
The Devil Wears Prada and As I Lay Dying have announced a co-headlining tour kicking off in February. The band will be joined by For Today,…
December 20, 2012
Media: As I Lay Dying: 'Awakened'
As I Lay Dying are streaming their new album, Awakened. The album is due out September 25, 2012. The album was produced by prolific punk producer Bill Stevenson (NOFX, Rise…
September 24, 2012

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