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This Christian metalcore band was formed in 1998 by Dallas Taylor (vocals), Scott Nunn (drums), Corey Steger (guitar), Matthew Clark (bass) and Octavio Fernandez (guitar). The line-up underwent a series of changes over the next two years, with Aaron Gillespie (18 July 1983, Clearwater, Florida, USA; drums/vocals), Chris Dudley (keyboards), Tim McTague (guitar) and Billy Notke (bass) joining Taylor and Fernandez. There was little subtlety involved in the bands first two albums, Act Of Depression (1999) and Cries Of The Past (2000), with Taylors screeching vocal style the dominant sound in the mix. Dudley became increasingly influential in the evolution of the bands sound, which gradually developed from relatively straightforward death metal to a more sophisticated fusion of metalcore and electronica. Christian lyrical themes became increasingly apparent on the bands debut for the Solid State label, 2002s The Changing Of Times. This...