Bring me the Horizon and Band Essay

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Bring Me the Horizon was formed in March 2004 after the founding members, who had all been part of several local and separately defunct bands were noticed by Thirty Days of Night Records, who formed and signed the band. The band was the first to be signed to the label.[5] In the months following their formation, Bring Me the Horizon created a demo album titled Bedroom Sessions. The band's name is derived from the final line of the film Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, in which Captain Jack Sparrow says "Now, bring me that horizon."[6]
The group released their first EP, This Is What the Edge of Your Seat Was Made For on 2 October 2004. The EP was recorded in Nottingham over the course of two weekends, recording the drums and bass guitar in the first weekend and then guitars and vocals in the second weekend at the studio.[7] It was then re-released on 20 January 2005 through indie label Visible Noise. The re-release of the EP gained the band a significant amount of attention, peaking at no. 41 on the UK album charts.[8] The band was later awarded Best British Newcomer at the 2006 Kerrang! Awards ceremony.[9]
"Count Your Blessings" (2006-2007)[edit]
The band released their debut album Count Your Blessings in October 2006 in the United Kingdom and in August 2007 in the United States. They performed their first tour across late November and December 2006, accompanying Lostprophets and The Blackout in a UK tour.[10] In January 2007 Bring Me the Horizon replaced Bury Your Dead on Killswitch Engage's European headline tour. The slot as a support was offered as Bury Your Dead withdrew from the tour because their vocalist, Mat Bruso, left the band.[11]
Suicide Season and Ward's departure (2008–2009)[edit]
Main article: Suicide Season

Lead singer Oliver Sykes performing in Toronto, Ontario.
Bring Me the Horizon recorded their second studio album Suicide Season in Sweden with producer Fredrik Nordström. It was promoted virally in the weeks following up to its release, with the tagline "September is Suicide Season".[12] In promotion of Suicide Season, the band embarked on their first headline tour of the United States, as well as appearing in the 2008 Warped Tour. In May 2008 Bring Me the Horizon was the main supporting band on I Killed the Prom Queen's farewell tour in Australia with The Ghost Inside and The Red Shore as extra supports.[13]
On 18 September 2008 Suicide Season was released in the United States on Epitaph and 29 September in Europe through Visible Noise.
In 2009 Bring Me the Horizon attended the 2009 Kerrang! Tour alongside Black Tide, Dir En Grey, In Case of Fire and Mindless Self Indulgence.[14] They also joined Thursday, Cancer Bats, Four Year Strong and Pierce the Veil on the North American leg of Taste of Chaos 2009 across February to April. In March 2009 during the Taste of Chaos tour, guitarist Curtis Ward left the band.[15] The band's guitar technician, Dean Rowbotham, substituted for Ward on the remaining dates of Taste of Chaos, followed by Australian guitarist Jona Weinhofen, formerly of Bleeding Through and I Killed the Prom Queen, before being asked to join the group on a permanent basis.[16]
In November 2009, Bring Me the Horizon released a remixed version of Suicide Season, titled Suicide Season: Cut Up! Musicians and producers featured on the album include Ben Weinman, Skrillex, L’Amour La Morgue, Utah Saints and Shawn Crahan.[17] Musically, the album incorporates many different genres; including electronica, drum and bass, hip-hop and dubstep. The dubstep style of the record has been acknowledged in tracks from Tek-one[18] and Skrillex while the hip-hop elements are found in Travis McCoy's remix of Chelsea Smile.
There Is a Hell, Believe Me I've Seen It. There Is a Heaven, Let's Keep It a Secret. (2010-2011)[edit]
Main article: There Is a Hell, Believe Me I've Seen It. There Is a Heaven, Let's Keep It a Secret
The band's third album and first with their new rhythm