Biography : Blessthefall
Blessthefall is a Post-hardcore band from Phoenix, Arizona. Their debut album His Last Walk was released on April 10, 2007.
The band grew out of high school practice sessions between guitarist Mike Frisby, and drummer Matt Traynor, filling out the roster with singer Craig Mabbitt and bassist Jared Warth to form Blessthefall in 2004. They released a three-track EP in mid-2005 and added guitarist Eric Lambert to form their current lineup after founding member Miles Bergsma left to attend college at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Phoenix-area gigs with Greeley Estates and an openly religious orientation got the band local press and a deal with Warner subsidiary, Science Records. The band then toured with Alesana and Norma Jean across the United States and Canada. Their debut album, His Last Walk, was released on April 10, 2007, to mixed reviews. The band completed the entire 2007 Warped Tour circuit nationwide. His Last Walk peaked at #32 on the U.S. Billboard Heatseekers chart.
Blessthefall toured with Escape The Fate, LoveHateHero, Before Their Eyes, and Dance Gavin Dance on the Black On Black tour during September and October 2007.
Blessthefall was a part of From First To Last's fall headlining tour, starting November 1st with A Skylit Drive, and Vanna. They then began a tour with Silverstein, their first European Tour. While on that tour, in December 2007, Mabbitt left the band during the United Kingdom portion of its European tour, for (according to the band's Myspace blog) "personal reasons." During this time Jared filled in for vocals as well as playing bass to complete the tour.
On December 15, 2007 Blessthefall posted a blog on their Myspace saying they have parted ways with Mabbitt. Mabbitt posted a bulletin on his personal myspace stating he is willing to return to the band. They have not yet stated who will be Mabbitt's replacement. In February 2008, Mabbit became the lead singer for one of Blessthefall's tour friends, Escape The Fate.
The rest of the band will be on the winter North America run of the worldwide Taste Of Chaos starting in late February running till late April. Others on the tour are Idiot Pilot, Bullet For My Valentine, Atreyu, and headliner Avenged Sevenfold.
Source : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blessthefall