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Escape the Fate

Formed in 2004, Las Vegas post-hardcore group Escape the Fate prided itself, above all else, on an energetic and visceral live show. Following the demise of their previous band, singer Ronnie Radke and bassist Max Green recruited keyboardist Carson Allen, guitarist Omar Espinoza, and drummer Robert Ortiz. Debuting live barely one month after forming, the band found early success via local radio outlets and quickly amassed a devoted hometown following. By September 2005, Escape the Fate had won a local radio contest judged by My Chemical Romance. The gig awarded them the opportunity to open a show on the band's headlining tour with Alkaline Trio and Reggie & the Full Effect, which subsequently led to a record deal with Epitaph. Their five-song EP There's No Sympathy for the Dead appeared in May 2006, with their full-length debut, Dying Is Your Latest Fashion, following in September of that year. Prior to both releases, keyboardist Allen left the band, with guitarist Espinoza also leaving amicably in 2007 after the two releases. The lineup shifts continued as singer Radke was ousted in 2008 due to continued drug problems and his involvement in an altercation that led to an indictment on a charge of battery. The remaining members recruited former blessthefall vocalist Craig Mabbitt to fill the vacant frontman position, and the revised lineup immediately hit the studio in mid-2008 to record their sophomore album, This War Is Ours, which subsequently reached number 35 on the Billboard charts that October. The album was a departure from Escape the Fate's earlier emo-inspired sound, and featured a more streamlined, hard rock approach. They immersed themselves in a heavy touring schedule and, in early 2010, began working with producer Don Gilmore (Linkin Park, Bullet for My Valentine) on their third LP. Released later that year, the self-titled album would be their first for DGC/Interscope and fared well commercially, entering the charts at number 25. They continued to tour heavily, playing shows around the world before releasing their follow-up album, 2013's Ungrateful. Their ever-shifting lineup continued to evolve, with founding member Green departing and his replacement, TJ Bell, taking over on bass. Brothers Monte and Michael Money manned the guitars and, in addition to the lineup changes, Ungrateful also saw a shift to a different label, this time coming out on Universal imprint Eleven Seven Music. Arriving in late 2015, Escape the Fate's fifth album, Hate Me, was helmed by veteran producer Howard Benson (My Chemical Romance, Bon Jovi, Daughtry), and featured a lineup consisting of Mabbitt, Robert Ortiz, TJ Bell, and Kevin "Thrasher" Gruft. ~ Timothy Monger & Andrew Leahey
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Escape the Fate

  1.   Song
  2.   Gorgeous Nightmare
  3.   Issues
  4.   Situations
  5.   The Aftermath (G3)
  6.   City of Sin
  7.   Ungrateful
  8.   You're Insane
  9.   Smooth
  10.   Alive
  11.   This War Is Ours (The Guillotine, Pt. 2)
  12.   One For the Money
  13.   Not Good Enough for Truth In Cliche'
  14.   The Flood
  15.   The Webs We Weave
  16.   Something
  17.   Hate Me
  18.   Picture Perfect
  19.   The Guillotine
  20.   There's No Sympathy For The Dead
  21.   Ashley
  22.   You Are So Beautiful
  23.   My Apocalypse
  24.   Let Me Be
  25.   Breaking Me Down
  26.   On to the Next One
  27.   Redline
  28.   Harder Than You Know
  29.   Reverse This Curse
  30.   I Won't Break
  31.   Get Up, Get Out
  32.   Forget About Me
  33.   Live Fast, Die Beautiful
  34.   World Around Me
  35.   Choose Your Fate
  36.   10 Miles Wide
  37.   Dragging Dead Bodies in Blue Bags Up Really Long Hills
  38.   Remember Every Scar
  39.   Until We Die
  40.   Massacre
  41.   Let It Go
  42.   Cellar Door
  43.   When I Go Out, I Want to Go Out on a Chariot of Fire
  44.   Ransom
  45.   I Alone
  46.   Zombie Dance
  47.   Lost in Darkness
  48.   Liars and Monsters
  49.   Behind the Mask
  50.   We Won't Back Down
  51.   The Day I Left the Womb
  52.   As You're Falling Down
  53.   Live for Today
  54.   Fire It Up
  55.   Desire
  56.   Chemical Love
  57.   The Final Blow
  58.   Prepare Your Weapon
  59.   Day of Wreckoning
  60.   This War Is Mine
  61.   Bad Blood
  62.   Friends and Alibis
  63.   End of the World
  64.   Les Enfants Terribles
  65.   Just a Memory
  66.   Risk It All
  67.   It's Just Me
  68.   Father Brother

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