Drop Dead, Gorgeous

drop_dead_gorgeousDrop Dead, Gorgeous is a post-hardcore band from Denver, Colorado in 2004. The band’s name is a play on the phrase “drop-dead gorgeous”. They released their first EP, Be Mine, Valentine on Rise Records in January 2006 when half of the band was still in high school, followed by their first full length album in May 2006, In Vogue. Their 2nd record entitled Worse Than A Fairy Tale was released on August 14, 2007. Their third studio album “The Hot N’ Heavy” was released June 2, 2009, which peaked at #192 on the Billboard 200, as well as 23 on the Top Independent Albums.

In June 2007, they played along with fellow Rise Records label mates The Devil Wears Prada, Dance Gavin Dance, and At The Throne of Judgment on the Rise Records tour. From July 18 to July 22, they played a series of shows in Mexico, before joining the Vans Warped Tour 2007, playing dates from July 25 to August 25. In the duration of their touring in Warped Tour. In September and October 2007, they toured in support of Aiden, w/ Still Remains, and 1997 on their first full headlining US tour. They also joined Alesana, Idiot Pilot, and The Number Twelve Looks Like You at the end of November.

Other Information

  • Origin: Denver, Colorado, USA
  • Genres: Post-Hardcore, Metalcore
  • Years active: 2004–present
  • Labels: Geffen/Suretone Records, Rise Records
  • Website: http://www.dropdeadgorgeousrock.com
  • Members:
  1. Danny “Stills” Stillman – lead vocals
  2. Kyle Browning – lead guitar, vocals, programming
  3. Jacob Belcher – rhythm guitar
  4. Jake Hansen – bass
  5. Danny Cooper – drums, percussion

Albums

  • Be Mine, Valentine (2006) – EP
  • In Vogue (2006)
  • Worse Than a Fairy Tale (2007)
  • The Hot N’ Heavy (2009)

Links

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~ by molco on August 20, 2009.

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