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Hometown: Chicago, IL (USA)

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Braid was an emo/postâ€"hardcore band from Illinois that formed in 1993. After forming, the band went through several lineâ€"up changes but eventually settled on: Bob Nanna on guitar and vocals, Todd Bell on bass and, Chris Broach on guitar and vocals and Roy Ewing on drums. Roy was replaced in 1997 by Damon Atkinson.

In 1999 Braid disbanded and went on to form Hey Mercedes with all band members minus Chris Broach (who went on to form The Firebird band) and adding Mark Dawsurk. The band reformed for a US tour in 2004 and, now that Hey Mercedes are defunct, apparently intend to tour sporadically. It is not yet known if Braid will be recording any more material.

After Hey Mercedes called it quits in 2005, frontman Bob Nanna began a solo project under the name The City on Film.

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Bob Nanna, Hey Mercedes, The City On Film, The Firebird Band, Certain People I Know

Reviews

Braid No Coast

Braid

No Coast (2014)

Topshelf Records

Braid / Balance and Composure Split [7-inch]

Braid / Balance and Composure

Split [7-inch] (2013)

No Sleep

Braid / Owen / TS & the Past Haunts Live in Pomona

Braid / Owen / TS & the Past Haunts

Live in Pomona (2012)

live show

Braid Closer to Closed

Braid

Closer to Closed (2011)

Polyvinyl

Braid Killing A Camera 2004 DVD

Braid

Killing A Camera 2004 DVD (2004)

Bifocal Media

Braid / Murder By Death / The Response live in Milwaukee

Braid / Murder By Death / The Response

live in Milwaukee (2004)

live show

Braid Lucky to Be Alive

Braid

Lucky to Be Alive (2000)

Glue Factory

Braid Frame & Canvas

Braid

Frame & Canvas (1998)

Polyvinyl

Braid The Age of Octeen

Braid

The Age of Octeen (1996)

Mud / Polyvinyl

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Current Releases

BraidKids Get Grids

Braid

Kids Get Grids

April 18, 2015

Interviews

Picture of Braid

Braid

Monday, June 21, 2004 at 5:23 PM (EDT)

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