As Blood Runs Black
|As Blood Runs Black|
As Blood Runs Black at the Rockin' Roots Festival in Bakersfield, California 2010
|Origin||Los Angeles, California|
|Genres||Deathcore, melodic death metal|
|Associated acts||Upon a Burning Body, The Browning|
Hector "Lech" De Santiago
As Blood Runs Black is an American deathcore band from Los Angeles, California. They have released two albums. Their first album, Allegiance, was released on June 6, 2006. Their second album, Instinct, was released on March 15, 2011. Instinct reached number 1 on the Billboard Heatseakers Albums chart and number 111 on the Billboard 200 for the week of April 2, 2011. On June 30th As Blood Runs Black announced that they will be self-releasing their newest album with the help of crowd funding via indiegogo.
During 2011 and 2012 in support of Instinct, the band has played gigs with acts such as War from a Harlots Mouth, I, The Breather, Miss May I, Winds of Plague, Chelsea Grin, For the Fallen Dreams, In the Midst of Lions, Emmure, The Black Dahlia Murder, Oceano, and Powerglove at venues including the Underground and Electric Ballroom in London, Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, Emo's in Austin, Texas, Music Hall at Fair Park in Dallas, and The Opera House in Toronto.
- Hector "Leche" De Santiago – drums (2003–2007, 2009–present)
- Nick Stewart – bass (2005–present)
- Greg Kirkpatrick – lead guitar (2010–present)
- Dan Sugarman – rhythm guitar (2010–present)
- Christopher Bartholomew – vocals (2012–present)
- Enrique Martin, Jr. – vocals (2003–2004)
- Richard Reyes – vocals (2003–2005)
- Louie Ruvalcaba – vocals (2003–2005)
- Bijon Roybal – guitars (2003–2005)
- Kyle Hasenstaab – bass (2003–2005)
- Jose "Peke" Davila – bass (2004)
- Chris Blair – vocals (2005–2008)
- Ernie Flores – guitars (2005–2010)
- Salstopher Roldan Mendez – guitars (2006–2008)
- Ryan Halpert – drums (2007–2009)
- Jonny McBee – vocals (2009)
- Ken Maxwell – vocals (2010)
- Sonik Garcia – vocals (2010–2012)
- Ryan Thomas – drums (2007)
- Scott Walker – drums (2007)
- Danny Leal – vocals (2009)
- Nita Strauss – guitars (2009–2010)
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