Beau Bokan

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Beau Bokan
2014-06-05 Vainsteam Blessthefall Beau Bokan 05.jpg
Beau Bokan with Blessthefall at Vainstream Rockfest, Germany, 2014
Background information
Birth nameBeau Mark Bokan
Born (1981-11-30) November 30, 1981 (age 37)
Huntington Beach, California, U.S.
OriginLos Angeles, California, United States
GenresMetalcore, post-hardcore, electronic rock (early)
Occupation(s)Singer, designer
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2003–present
Associated actsTake the Crown, Blessthefall

Beau Mark Bokan (born November 30, 1981) is an American musician and singer best known as the lead vocalist of Blessthefall, and the former vocalist of Take the Crown.

Background[edit]

On September 26, 2008, Bokan joined Blessthefall as the vocalist to replace Craig Mabbitt, who left the band due to personal differences and later joined Escape the Fate. He has recorded five studio albums with Blessthefall, Witness, released October 6, 2009, Awakening, released October 4, 2011,[citation needed] Hollow Bodies, released on August 20, 2013, To Those Left Behind, released on September 18, 2015, and Hard Feelings, released on March 23, 2018.

Bokan runs his own clothing line titled "Golden Hearts Shine Forever" which was launched in March 2011.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Bokan is of half Mexican descent.[1] He married Canadian electro-pop singer Lights on May 12, 2012.[2][3] On November 4, 2013, the couple announced that they were expecting their first child.[4] On February 15, 2014, Lights gave birth to their daughter, Rocket Wild Bokan.[5]

Bokan is Roman Catholic.[6] He follows a straight edge lifestyle.[7] Since 2017, he is a vegetarian as well.[8]

Discography[edit]

with Take the Crown

  • Take the Crown (2006)
  • Let the Games Begin (2006)
  • Relapse React (2008)

with Blessthefall

Guest appearances[edit]

Year Song Artist Album Source
2010 "Lying Through Your Teeth Doesn't Count as Flossing" Greeley Estates No Rain, No Rainbow [9]
2010 "The Boys Are Back in Town" (featuring Alex Varkatzas, Travis Miguel, Dan Jacobs, Evan MacCarthy, Joe Mullen, Brandon Bolmer and Sam Carter) Atreyu Covers of the Damned [10]
2014 "Lucky Ones" Lights Little Machines [11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bird, Michele (August 7, 2012). "Blessthefall's Beau Bokan discusses his sober lifestyle" (video). Alternative Press. Event occurs at 0:34. Retrieved October 27, 2017.
  2. ^ "LIGHTS + Beau Bokan are engaged". Common Revolt. September 3, 2011. Archived from the original on November 27, 2011. Retrieved November 20, 2011.
  3. ^ Epting, Chris (November 15, 2011). "Blessthefall Frontman Looks Forward to Exchanging Vows With Singer Lights". Noisecreep. Retrieved November 20, 2011.
  4. ^ Obenschain, Philip (November 4, 2013). "Lights and Beau Bokan Announce First Child". Alternative Press. Retrieved November 5, 2013.
  5. ^ "LIGHTS and Beau Bokan Welcome New Baby Girl: Rocket Wild Bokan". alterthepress.com. February 16, 2014. Retrieved February 16, 2014.
  6. ^ Ketchum, Jameson. "Blessthefall | Back on the Road @ HOPECORE.com | Online Magazine, Internet Radio, Interviews, Reviews, News & Updates". Hopecore.com. Archived from the original on May 29, 2012. Retrieved March 18, 2012.
  7. ^ Bokan, Beau (November 10, 2015). "Confessions: Beau Bokan". Metal Hammer. teamrock.com. Archived from the original on October 24, 2017. Retrieved October 24, 2017.
  8. ^ Ramsay, Rhi (October 4, 2017). "Interview with Beau Bokan of Blessthefall". musicexistence.com. Archived from the original on October 24, 2017. Retrieved October 24, 2017.
  9. ^ Rees, Kate (June 9, 2010). "ALBUM: Greeley Estates – No Rain, No Rainbow". www.deadpress.co.uk. Archived from the original on December 1, 2017. Retrieved December 1, 2017.
  10. ^ "ATREYU Collaborates With Members Of BLESSTHEFALL, CHIODOS, ARCHITECTS On 'Covers' EP". Blabbermouth.net. September 29, 2010. Archived from the original on December 1, 2017. Retrieved December 1, 2017.
  11. ^ Kirschberg, Samantha (September 30, 2014). "Little machines, big impact: An interview with Lights". HelloGiggles. New York City (published October 18, 2014). Archived from the original on December 1, 2017. Retrieved December 1, 2017. Lights: [...] Beau actually sang on one of the bonus tracks called “Lucky Ones.” He did the low octaves in the last chorus and it just adds this really cool base tone in the last chorus. [...]