Hope for the Dying
|Hope for the Dying|
Hope for the Dying- Josh Ditto, Brendan Hengle, James Houseman, Jack Daniels
|Origin||Jonesboro, Illinois, United States|
|Genres||Christian metal, progressive death metal|
Hope for the Dying also known as HFTD is an American Christian metal band from Jonesboro, Illinois. The band formed in 2006 and released their first album (a self-titled EP) in April 2008, the album was later repackaged and released with Strike First Records on November 25, 2008.
In November 2008 Hope for the Dying became the first band with an album released on the relaunched label Strike First Records, an imprint label of Facedown Records. Before its retirement in 2006 Strike First Records had signed bands like War of Ages.
In 2013 the band has announced on their Facebook page that they will release a new album called Aletheia on March 19 on Facedown Records.
|Date of Release||Title||Label|
|November 25, 2008||Hope for the Dying (EP)||Facedown Records|
|April 26, 2011||Dissimulation||Facedown Records|
|March 19, 2013||Aletheia||Facedown Records|
|March 4, 2016||Legacy||Facedown Records|
- Current members
- Josh Ditto - lead vocals, keyboards (2006–present)
- James Houseman - lead guitar, backup vocals (2006–present)
- Jack Daniels - rhythm guitar, backup vocals (2006–present)
- Brendan Hengle - drums, bass (studio only) (May 2010 – 2013, 2014–present)
- Former members
- James Red Cloud - bass (2006–2007, 2008)
- Brice Voyles - drums (2006–2009)
- Zach Gowen - bass (2008)
- Jacob Capps - bass (2008–September 2009)
- Jesse Fleming - drums (2009–January 2010)
- Ryan Dillon - bass (September 2009 - March 2010)
- E.J. Sugars - drums (January–March 2010)
- Chris Owens - bass (May 2010–September 2010)
- Session musicians
- Kaleb Luebchow (May 2013 – 2014)
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