Bleach (American band)
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|Origin||Grayson, Kentucky, United States|
|Years active||1995–2004, 2010–present|
|Labels||Tooth & Nail, ForeFront, BEC|
In 1997, the band earned a Dove Award in the category of Modern Rock Recorded Song of the Year for its song "Epidermis Girl", from its first album Space. The follow-up album, Static, reached No. 22 on the Billboard Top Christian Albums chart.
In 2003, the band members announced that they were going to disband. The band said goodbye to its fans in the form of a farewell tour, which was followed by the final album Farewell Old Friends (2005). Their "last show" was performed on August 29, 2004, in Nashville, but on March 13, 2005, the band performed a reunion show to benefit the Aaron Marrs Memorial Fund. It also performed a reunion show at The O.C. Supertones's last show, at Biola University on October 7, 2005.
"Super Good Feeling" is on the Seltzer 2 album, "Waving Goodbye" on the Seltzer 3 album and a cover of dc Talk's "Heavenbound" on the Forefront Ten album.
In 2003, the band announced that it would disband, playing its last show in August 2004. In 2010, it reunited.
Davy Baysinger and Jared Byers both have a side project band named Royal Empire Music. They have written songs for a compilation CD series called My Other Band for Mono vs. Stereo records. Russ Fox is now[when?] playing guitar in the rock band The Red Velvet and runs Huntington's Broadmoor Recording Studio.
In other media
- Bleach's music is featured in the Christian video game Dance Praise. The songs "Heartbeat", "Rock N Roll", "Static" and "Super Good Feeling" are included with the game.
- "Heartbeat" is used in the romantic comedy film Extreme Days (2001) and in its accompanying soundtrack.
- "Rock N Roll" is used in the second season of teen drama television series Dawson's Creek (episode 16), "Static" in the third season (episode 4), and "Super Good Feeling" the third season (episode 6).
- "We Are Tomorrow" was used on ESPN's SportsCenter in 2003.
- "Broke in the Head" is used in the first season of the television series Roswell (episode 8) and "Knocked Out" in the second season (episode 13) titled "Disturbing Behavior".
- "Good as Gold" is used in the third season of the "CW" show One Tree Hill (episode 7).
- Sam Barnhart – guitar, vocals (1995–present)
- Milam Byers – lead guitar (2000–present)
- Jared Byers; drums, loops, pan flute (1995–present)
|Again, for the First Time||2002||Tooth & Nail|
|Astronomy||2003||Tooth & Nail|
|Farewell Old Friends||2005||Tooth & Nail|
|Audio/Visual||2005||Tooth & Nail|
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