Year of birth : 2001
Place of birth : Orem, Utah, United States
Citizenship : United States
This hardcore obliged popular ?
`The Used` - American rock band from Orem, Utah (Orem, Utah), founded in the year 2001. Group Creativity often have to taste to fans of heavy music and styles such as post-hardcore and alternative rock, in its review of the first group of records, many critics have pointed to a marked influence of emo, which flourished in the mid- 1980s.
There is hardly such a hardcore band in the United States (United States),which can boast of popular `The Used` - with the appearance on the scene four has won the hearts of listeners, first in America, and just a few years already and the world. In their songs for the traditional style of heavy sound it was connected with the original sound elements and unusual lyrics.To date, the group presented 6 studio albums, most of which have received the status of ` ` zolotyh` and platinovyh`, as well as the fans cheered the unexpected singles several times. It is also interesting that for years on the American scene in the group have regular fans who not only often accompany the group on tour ,but confidently call it a cult and his main idol - musicians `The Used`.
`The Used` Group was founded in the year 2001 in Orem, Utah, three friends : Brendenom Steynekertom (Branden Steineckert), Quinn Ollmenom (
Quinn Allman) and Jeff Howard (Jeph Howard). The three musicians have written the first song ,But first appearances they lacked only texts and permanent vocalist. During listening in the home of Howard talents did not appear, so that, almost in desperation, the founders of the group decided to turn to friends. At the suggestion of Allman musicians turned to MakKrakenu Bert (Bert McCracken), who not only agreed to work with the group ,but he offered to help in the writing of texts and finalization of the songs themselves. The friends helped search for the name of the group, but in the proposed variant was not without irony : According to friends, they feel ` ispolzovannymi`, when musicians began to devote most of his time in the studio and rehearsals.
Like many other young bands ,`The Used` recorded their first songs at home, and made the same record the first demo album -` Demos from the Basement`. Due to the composition `A Box Full of Sharp Objects`muzykanty attracted the attention of John Feldman (John Feldmann), quite a popular music producer, promised to find a suitable label for the group. Alas, the first group trip to Los Angeles (Los Angeles) has not been particularly successful, and only after a few dozen copies sent demo of the album the group became interested in labels.
At the end of 2001 `The Used` contracted with ` Reprise Records` and began to actively work on the recording of the first album. Their debut album `The Used` released in 2002 and was extremely popular among American audiences and critics alike. According to many experts, this disc is opened hardcore era on the American scene, and for many groups, including `Escape the Fate`,` Crown the Empire`, `A Static Lullaby`,the album became the main inspiration and marked the beginning of their concert activity.
The second work - `In Love and Death`, - received the same positive reviews, was perhaps the most important in the history of the group, but at the same time most strongly to bring them together to the end of the story. During the recording of the album in 2004-m is in the last months of pregnancy girlfriend McCracken died of a drug overdose, but because in a few months, the group is not involved in the routine of musical activity. `In Love and Death` - the name plate received in memory of the tragedy vocalist. During the following years, the band continued to record new albums, gradually attracting fans from around the world. Concerts, first took place only in the United States, gradually spread to Canada (Canada), then - Europe (Europe), and the band toured in a few years all over the world, collecting stadiums and a full house in the most popular clubs.Last date work, `Imaginary Enemy`, was released in 2014 and was warmly received by critics as usual ; Now traditional musicians give concerts in support of the album.