Attack! Attack!! is an American metalcore band from Westerville, Ohio, formed in 2005. The group is currently signed to Rise Records. Attack! Attack!! has released one EP, If Guns Are Outlawed, Can We Use Swords? and one full-length album, Someday Came Suddenly.
Although the band's songs contain Christian-based lyrics, not all members of Attack! Attack!! subscribe to the religion, as such do not consider themselves a Christian band.
2005-2008: Formation and Someday Came Suddenly
Main article: Someday Came Suddenly
Attack! Attack!! was formed by Austin Carlile, Ricky Lortz, Andrew Whiting, Nick White, and Andrew Wetzel in 2005 as a primary metalcore group. As time went on they added synth player Caleb Shomo. Several months later Nick White announced his departure from the group and John Holgado was added on bass. In early 2008 they self-released their debut EP titled If Guns Are Outlawed, Can We Use Swords?. Later they signed to Rise Records in June 2008 and released their debut album, Someday Came Suddenly, on the label late that year. Someday Came Suddenly peaked at #25 on the Billboard Independent Albums chart and #193 on the Billboard 200, with sales of more than 3,600 in its first week.
2008: Austin's departure
Later, halfway through a tour supporting Maylene and the Sons of Disaster, Attack! Attack!! vocalist Austin Carlile was fired by the group due to personal differences. Austin was replaced by Nick Barham, former vocalist of For All We Know. In 2009 for Fearless Records' eighth Punk Goes... album, Punk Goes Pop 2, Attack! Attack!! covered Katy Perry's "I Kissed a Girl" with Austin Carlile performing the screams, before his departure from the band. The band toured with Escape the Fate, William Control, Black Tide and Burn Halo early in 2009, Attack! Attack!! was a part of Warped Tour for the 2009 season. During that tour they did signings for the non-profit organization Music Saves Lives where they met with fans who gained special access to the band by donating blood.
2009-present and Nick's departure
Attack! Attack!! recently released a music video for their highly criticized song "Stick Stickly" on MTV2's "Headbangers Ball." Two music videos were created, one by a company named DecembersEdge. The band decided to go with the other video featured on their MySpace page. The video has led to a number of criticisms, including lengthy pieces by Buddyhead and the British newspaper The Guardian. The band also has a "live" video for the song "Dr. Shavargo Pt. 3" that can be found online, but hasn't yet been officially released.
On October 19, 2009, lead vocalist Nick Barham announced his departure from Attack! Attack!! just two days short of their headliner tour. He stated in his blog on MySpace that "It was just time for change," and that there was no conflict between him and the other band members.
The band recently announced that Caleb Shomo would, in fact, be taking over lead vocals.
They just finished their tour with I Set My Friends On Fire, Miss May I, Our Last Night, and The Color Morale as part of the "Shred Til Your Dead" tour. Recently, Attack! Attack!! has been playing a new song entitled "Sexual Man Chocolate" at their headlining tour.
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