Sabtu, 07 Februari 2009

emo rock band

Jimmy Eat World by Emo Styles

Jimmy Eat World is a rock band formed in Mesa, Arizona, in 1993. the base of this group was formed by the two friends Jim and Zach who are guitarist and drummer respectively. During the early times they adopted punk rock style and Linton was the leading singer of the group. Just after couple of years the band released three tracks and a full length volume under the banner of a local music production house “Wooden blue records”. The name of the group was formed after an incidental drawing draw by the younger brothers of Jimmy, in this drawing they show the earth in Jimmy mouth and the title of this painting was “Jimmy Eat World”.

In 1995, the band signed a contract with the leading USA recording company Capitol Records. The band was rejoined again in 1998 and records its follow up titled clarity. They completed their album in the mid of the year but did not get proper response because their music was out of favor and Capitol Records canceled the contract with Jimmy. The band decided to release their next album without any support. To keep the cost down they signed with Trombino, who agreed to sponsor the band. Current members of Jimmy Eat World band are Jim Adkins, Tom Linton, Rick Burch and Zach Lind.


One of the most popular alternative emo rock bands is Dashboard Confessional with their leading vocalist Chris Carrabba who is guitarist as well. This rock band originates from Boca Raton, Florida with other members 3 members John Lefler, Scott Schoenbeck and Mike Marsh. The frontman Chris Carrabba started this band as a single side project for his previous band.

e year 2000, the first album for Dashboard Confessional was recorded, the album was named “Swiss Army Romance” and received moderate success, but that was enough to make them very popular emo band. When they launched their 2nd album “The Places You Have Come to Fear the Most” the band received gold certificate in RIAA certification which was really an outstanding achievement.

Dashboard Confessional 1

Their second album was just a beginning. In 2003, their 3rd album A Mark, A Mission, A Brand, A Scar climbed to number 2 on the U.S. Billboard charts. When Dashboard Confessional recorded “Vindicated” for the movie Spiderman2, they gained even more popularity. Their other albums “Dusk and summer”, “The Wire Tapes” and “The Shade of Poison Trees” had also gained big success! We’re looking forward to see the results of their future albums.

Dashboard Confessional 3

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