Phil Sgrosso

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Phil Sgrosso (born September 16, 1985) is an American musician, best known as the former rhythm guitar player of American metalcore band As I Lay Dying, and the current rhythm guitarist for the band Wovenwar. Joining As I Lay Dying at the age of 17, Sgrosso has honed his creative talents[1] as one of the songwriters on 2005’s Shadows Are Security. His work with the band extends from solely instrumentation.

Throughout his tenure with As I Lay Dying, the band has been named “Artist of the Year” at the San Diego Music Awards in 2005, 2007, and 2008; received the “Ultimate Metal God”[2] award from MTV2 in 2007; and was nominated for a Grammy Award for the song “Nothing Left” in 2008. Through six studio albums and one split release, As I Lay Dying has sold more than 1,000,000 albums worldwide, with their DVD, This Is Who We Are,[3] being Certified Gold within one month of its release. As I Lay Dying’s sixth album, Awakened (album), was released on September 25, 2012 to high critical acclaim.[4]

Discography[edit]

With As I Lay Dying[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Charvel® Artists: Phil Sgrosso". Charvel® Guitars. Retrieved 21 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "There Are None Higher, Ultimate Metal God: As I Lay Dying". MTV. December 22, 2007. Retrieved 21 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "As I Lay Dying: This Is Who We Are DVD details revealed". Blabbermouth.net. February 26, 2009. Retrieved 21 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "EVH® Artists: Phil Sgrosso / As I Lay Dying". EVH® Brand Guitars, Amplifiers, and Musical Instruments. Retrieved 21 January 2013.