Dance Gavin Dance Biography (Wikipedia)
Dance Gavin Dance is an American rock band from Sacramento, California, formed in 2005. The band currently consists of Tilian Pearson (clean vocals), Jon Mess (unclean vocals), Will Swan (lead guitar), Tim Feerick (bass guitar) and Matthew Mingus (drums, percussion). The band formerly included lead vocalists Jonny Craig and Kurt Travis. Swan and Mingus are the only band members who have appeared on every studio album.
The band released their debut extended play (EP), Whatever I Say Is Royal Ocean, in 2006 and signed to Rise Records thereafter. They released their full-length debut studio album, Downtown Battle Mountain, in May 2007. Craig and guitarist Sean O'Sullivan left the band and were replaced by vocalist Kurt Travis and guitarist Zachary Garren. The band released their second full-length album, Dance Gavin Dance, in August 2008. Vocalist Jon Mess and bass guitarist Eric Lodge left the group before the album's release and Lodge was replaced by bassist Jason Ellis. Happiness was released as the band's third studio album in June 2009 and is the group's first release to feature guitarist Will Swan pursuing screaming vocals along with guitar parts for an album.
Dance Gavin Dance Tracks