Life Long TragedyWith a live energy and drive that is second to none, Life Long Tragedy are one the best California hardcore bands out there today. Their approach is both musically melodic and brutal, fusing the heart of their influences (Unbroken, Modern Life Is War, etc) and the rage of contemporary hardcore (Terror, Integrity). All of it uniquely driven by their own passionate lyrical writings.
Formed in the winter 2001, Life Long Tragedy have taken a life altering course. This was their first band, formed when founding members vocalist Scott Phillips, guitarist RJ Phillips, and drummer Jason Woolery were only 14 to 16 years old. Less than six months later guitarist Jery Gallegos and bassist Cody Sullivan rounded out the lineup which has since been unchanged In 2005, Life Long Tragedy released their debut, "Destined For Anything" on This Blessing This Curse. Soon after, the band toured the U.S. and Europe before finding a home on Deathwish.
In late 2006, Life Long Tragedy teamed up with Los Angeles based Final Fight for a split 7"EP release on Deathwish. The effort was well received, quickly selling out in physical copies, then later becoming one of the top downloaded releases on
2007 finds the band hard at work writing and recording their new album "Runaways", to be released on Deathwish later this year.
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