When they got together in Baltimore, Maryland, the beginning members that made up Alesana had no idea that they would become the phenomenon they have grown to be. Soon after their making, the band headed on over to Raleigh, North Carolina. It wasn't long after that Alesana released their first debut album, Try This With Your Eyes Closed . As well, Alesana soon signed with Tragic Hero Records, and no sooner than their first album release did they start touring around the United States, making audiences everywhere fall in love with their original sound and mastering of hardcore that the music scene hasn't heard in quite some time.
It was in 2006 that Alesana came out with On Frail Wings of Vanity and Wax , which was their follow up full length record release, and only made their fan base that much larger in such a short period of time. In the same year they headed on over to sign with Fearless Records and then 2007 brought them on board with signing up for Warped Tour 2008.
Currently, Alesana consists of Dennis Lee on screaming vocals, Shawn Milke on vocals, guitar and piano, Patrick Thompson on lead guitar and backup vocals, Jeremy Bryan on drums, Shame Crump on bass and vocals and Jake Campbell on rhythm guitar.
Throughout their entirety, Alesana has come out with an endless amount of hit EP's, music videos, compilation appearances and albums to say the least. They know how to give their loyal fans what they want and then some. Most recently released was their 2008 album Where Myth Fades To Legend with Fearless Records, which went on to hit number ninety-six on the U.S. charts. As well, there is the most anticipation surrounding their future release of Punk Goes Pop 2 "What Goes Around.Comes Around" Justin Timberlake cover said to be released on March 10 th of 2009.
The boys of Alesana will be kicking off their highly anticipated live 2009 concert tour on March 14 th at The Social in Orlando, Florida followed by a performance on April 10 th at The Venue in Boise, Idaho. Alesana will then head on over to the beautiful Denver, Colorado where they will perform at the Marquis Theater on April 12 th . April 19 th will bring Alesana on over to Cleveland, Ohio where they will play to an eager audience at the Agora Theater. Alesana will then wrap things up with a bang at The Opera House in Toronto on April 23 rd . This is definitely going to be a hot ticket, seeing as Alesana knows how to pack a lot into each and every live performance they put their name on. Stay in the know with ticket information as it becomes available for your seats to this once in a lifetime post-hardcore experience that is Alesana live and in concert this 2009.