Art of Dying (band)

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Art of Dying
Origin Vancouver, British Columbia
Genres Alternative rock, alternative metal, hard rock, post-grunge
Years active 2004–present
Labels Thorny Bleeder/Intoxication
Reprise Records
Associated acts Jonny Hetherington
Three Days Grace
Hail the Villain
Website Official Art Of Dying Website
Members Jonny Hetherington
Jeff Brown
Cale Gontier
Tavis Stanley
Past members Chris Witoski
Matt Rhode
Flavio Cirillo
Greg Bradley

Art of Dying is a Canadian rock band fronted by Jonny Hetherington. The band is currently signed to Better Noise Records.[1]


The band was formed in 2004 by lead singer Jonny Hetherington and guitarist Greg Bradley.

On December 1, 2009, it was announced that the band signed a record deal with Reprise Records and Intoxication Records, founded by Disturbed members David Draiman and Dan Donegan. The album was produced by Howard Benson and mixed by Chris Lord-Alge. The album was released on March 22, 2011.

Art of Dying have toured almost continuously in support of the album. In addition to headlining and co-headlining club shows, the band has been featured on several of the biggest hard rock and heavy metal festivals in the country. They have been on both the 1st and 2nd annual Avalanche Tours in 2011 and 2012, headlined by Stone Sour and Shinedown, respectively. They also toured on Rockstar's 2011 Uproar Festival, headlined by Avenged Sevenfold. The band performed at Rock on The Range, Carolina Rebellion, and 48 Hours Fest in 2011.

Let the Fire Burn, a complete acoustic album, was released on April 24, 2012. The album features songs like Completely and Get Thru This.

Band members[edit]

  • Jonny Hetherington – lead vocals (2004–present)
  • Jeff Brown - drums (2008–present)
  • Cale Gontier - bass (2008–present)
  • Tavis Stanley - guitar (2008–present)
Former members
  • Chris Witoski - guitar (2004–2008)
  • Matt Rhode - bass (2004–2008)
  • Flavio Cirillo - drums (2004–2008)
  • Greg Bradley – lead guitar (2004–2015)


Studio albums[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

  • Rise Up (EP) (2015)


  • Let the Fire Burn (Acoustical Compilation) (2012)


Year Song Peak chart positions Album




2007 "Get Through This" Art of Dying
2011 "Die Trying" 18 40 6 21 Vices and Virtues
"Get Thru This" 43 18 34
2012 "Sorry" 19 15 37
2013 "Raining" (featuring Adam Gontier) 31
2015 "Rise Up" (featuring Dan Donegan) 33 50 Rise Up (EP)
"Tear Down the Wall" - - -

Music Videos[edit]

List of music videos, showing year released and director
Title Year Director(s)
"Get Through This" 2007 Unknown
"Completely" Unknown
"I Will Be There" 2008 Unknown
"Die Trying" 2011 Unknown
"Get Thru This" Unknown
"Sorry" 2013 Unknown
"Raining" Unknown
"Breathe Again" Unknown
"Rise Up" 2015 Chad Archibald


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