Tonight Alive 1 is a group of pop punk originally from Sydney , Australia , formed by Jenna McDougall ( voice ), Whakaio Taahi ( guitar ), Cameron Adler ( bass ), Jake Hardy ( guitar ) and Matt Best ( drums ).
The band formed in Sydney in the year 2008 and two years later they released their first three EP's, titled All Shapes and Disguises EP , Let It Land EP and Consider This EP , and in 2011 released his first studio album , entitled What Are You So Scared Of? through the record label Sony Music Australia.Early (2008 - 2010)
The group was formed in 2008 , consisting of Whakaio Taahi, Cameron Adler, Jake Hardy and Matt Best, but it was not until 2009 , when the band was completed with the arrival of the singer Jenna McDougall, of only 17 years.
The group began their live sharing stages with groups punk such as Mest , 3OH! 3 , Flatliners , Fireworks , Valencia, Lostprophets , The Blackout and The Wonder Years , and a year later released his first studio production, All Shapes and Disguises EP , which sold over 20,000 copies in Australia and Japan . Months later, in November 2010 , Tonight Alive released a vinyl record , titled Consider This EP , containing three songs. 2
On 1 July 2010 , the group released a single called Starlight , which contains this song , which is included in her debut album , What Are You So Scared Of?, and on September 16 of that year, they released their second EP, titled Let It Land EP consisting of three acoustic songs, which was released on CD and as a digital download through the music website iTunes . 3
What Are You So Scared Of? (2010 - present)
After the release of All Shapes and Disguises EP , the group was established by two months in Los Angeles , United States , for the recording of their debut album in the NRG studies with music producer Mark Trombino , who worked with groups such as Blink 182 , Jimmy Eat World and The Starting Line. On recording, the guitarist Whakaio Taahi said: "Nothing was left in the edition or Pro-Tooling. Jenna sang every line up went well. I played all the parts of guitar . The drum sound is natural and not heavy. There was no copy paste. That was very important to us. The sound was real, natural. " Jenna McDougall said the following about the producer Mark Trombino: "We could not believe that he would have taken that. He is amazing. Mark created the albums we grew, the album that launched the careers of all these great bands. " 4
After recording the album, Tonight Alive began a tour of the United States , Australia and Southeast Asia , where the band support The Getaway Plan on their Australian tour in February 2011 . During the tour, the group was considered one of the top 10 Australian bands of all time on the legendary radio station rock KROQ in the United States and reached # 1 on the charts of iTunes and playlists on PureVolume, causing a large increase in the popularity of the band, as well as what was the inclusion of some of his songs to the television series The Hills .
In April 2011 , Tonight Alive was made ??in the Bamboozle music festival in New Jersey , United States , where he shared the stage with bands like New Found Glory , A Day to Remember and Senses Fail , among others. 5 6
The studio album , titled What Are You So Scared Of? was released on 13 October 2011 by the record label Sony BMG . 7
Tonight's musical style is Alive pop punk and alternative rock , with influences such as Amity Affliction and Parkway Drive . Regarding the musical influences of singer Jenna McDougall, said the groups are Thrice , Sum 41 , Something Corporate, Frank Sinatra , Missy Higgins, Avril Lavigne , Fall Out Boy , Mayday Parade , Lydia, Lisa Mitchell, Rage Against The Machine , The Fray, The Getaway Plan, Kate Nash and Luke Pickett, among others.
Jenna McDougall - vocals and guitar ( 2009 - present)
Whakaio Taahi - guitar ( 2008 - present)
Cameron Adler - bass ( 2008 - present)
Jake Hardy - guitar ( 2008 - present)
Matt Best - drums ( 2008 - present)