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We Came as Romans

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We Came as Romans hail from Troy, Michigan, an upscale Detroit suburb that gave birth to the band's blend of post-hardcore and melodic screamo. Guitarist Joshua Moore, bassist Andy Glass, drummer Eric Choi, guitarist Lou Cotton, and vocalists David Stephens and Kyle Pavone headlined shows in the Michigan area before graduating to the national circuit, where they opened shows for the likes of Our Last Night, Gwen Stacy, and the Number Twelve Looks Like You. We Came as Romans took time off in September 2008 to record an EP, Dreams, which they released for free two months later. Over 50,000 copies were downloaded within its first week of availability, and the band used that momentum to sign a contract with Equal Vision Records in early 2009. They returned to the studio with Joey Sturgis (who had previously recorded the group's EP) that same year to work on a full-length album, To Plant a Seed, which was released that fall. The band toured ceaselessly after being signed to Equal Vision, with multiple trips across the United States, Canada, and Europe as well as New Zealand and Australia. In 2011, the band began work on Understanding What We've Grown to Be, a lyrically darker affair than To Plant a Seed. Amid constant touring and Joshua Moore contracting bacterial meningitis, taking him out of commission for a short while, the band released the record in September of 2011 to positive reviews, peaking at the number 21 slot on the Billboard 200. Arriving in 2013, Tracing Back Roots offered up a cleaner, more melodic take on the genre, a musical shift that became even more pronounced on 2015's eponymous We Came as Romans. In September 2017 the band issued the title cut from its fifth studio LP, Cold Like War, which was released later that October. ~ Andrew Leahey
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We Came as Romans

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    New Metal First
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Albums by
We Came as Romans

Top Songs by
We Came as Romans

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  2.   Mis/Understanding
  3.   The World I Used to Know
  4.   Learning to Survive
  5.   Intentions
  6.   If There's Nothing to See
  7.   Tear It Down
  8.   Fade Away
  9.   What I Wished I Never Had
  10.   Regenerate
  11.   Cast the First Stone
  12.   Tracing Back Roots
  13.   To Plant a Seed
  14.   Understanding What We've Grown To Be
  15.   Roads That Don't End and Views That Never Cease
  16.   Cold Like War
  17.   Lost in the Moment
  18.   What My Heart Held
  19.   Hope
  20.   I Knew You Were Trouble
  21.   Never Let Me Go
  22.   Stay Inspired
  23.   To Move on Is to Grow
  24.   My Love
  25.   Just Keep Breathing
  26.   Beliefs
  27.   Memories
  28.   Broken Statues
  29.   Who Will Pray?
  30.   Let These Words Last Forever
  31.   Glad You Came
  32.   We Are the Reasons
  33.   An Ever-Growing Wonder
  34.   The Way That We Have Been
  35.   Encoder
  36.   Vultures with Clipped Wings
  37.   Through The Darkest Dark And Brightest Bright
  38.   I Survive
  39.   The King of Silence
  40.   Searching, Seeking, Reaching, Always
  41.   Foreign Fire
  42.   Wasted Age
  43.   1230
  44.   Flatline
  45.   Blur
  46.   I Am Free
  47.   Tell Me Now
  48.   Present, Future, And Past
  49.   I Can't Make Your Decisions For You
  50.   Two Hands
  51.   Fair-Weather
  52.   A War Inside
  53.   Defiance
  54.   Savior of the Week
  55.   A Moment
  56.   I Will Not Reap Destruction
  57.   Ghosts
  58.   Everything As Planned
  59.   Dreams
  60.   Views That Never Cease, To Keep Me From Myself
  61.   Promise Me

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