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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). ~ Timothy Monger & Andrew Leahey
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Escape the Fate

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

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