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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

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Escape the Fate

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

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