Before Their Eyes is a post-hardcore that was founded in Findlay, Ohio is 2006 by vocalist Nick Moore. The band began playing extensively around Ohio, and was soon signed to Rise Records out of Portland, Oregon. The band quickly began recording their first album at The Foundation Recording Studio in Connorsville, Indiana with Joey Sturgis as the engineer. The bands first album was released on May 15, 2007 and was a self-titled album. The line-up as of “Before Their Eyes” (album) was Nick Moore as lead vocalist and on keyboards, Brenden Zapp on lead guitar and backing vocals, Cory Ridenour on rhythm guitar, Jarrett Hottman on drums, and Nathan Warren on bass.
After Before Their Eyes’ first album was released, the band went through a couple line-up changes. Cory Ridenour was replaced on rythem guitar by Landon Tewers, who also did some vocals for the band. The bassist Nathen Warren also left the band, and was replaced by Anthony Damschroder.
The band went back to The Foundation Studio with Joey Sturgis in April of 2008 to begin writing their second full length album. The album “The Dawn of My Death” was released on October 28, 2008, once again through Rise Records. “The Dawn of My Death” reached No. 9 on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart.
Before Their Eyes continued to grow a large following in the hardcore scene, and soon began working on their third album late in 2009, however lead guitarist Brenden Zapp was replaced by Elliot Gruenberg. They once again recorded with Joey Sturgis, and released their third album “Untouchable” on March 9, 2010 through Rise Records. The album reached No. 22 on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart. Soon after the album was released, the new rhythm guitarist Landon Tewers quit the band to focus on his band The Plot in You.
Lead vocalist Nick Moore founded InVogoue Records in 2009, which he located in his hometown of Findlay, Ohio. After the bands release of its third album “Untouchable” Before Their Eyes dropped Rise Records and signed onto InVogoue.
The band went through a couple more lineup changes after the relase of their third album, with Brandon Rosiar replacing Anthony Damschroder, and inn early 2012 drummer Jarret Hottman announced he was leaving the band and was replaced by Zach Baird. Before Their Eyes announced in early March 2012 that Craig Owens, vocalist of D.R.U.G.S. and former vocalist of Chiodos, had taken over as band manager. The band began recording their fourth full-length album, first not on Rise Records, with Nick Ingram as the sound engineer at the Capital House Studio, but with Joey Sturgis as the mastering engineer. The album “Redemption” was released on March 27, 2012 and reached No. 29 on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart and No. 30 on the Billboard Top Christian Albums.
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