Who is As I Lay Dying?
As I Lay Dying was formed in 2000, and they are from San Diego, California. The band was founded by Tim Lambesis, and started with Jordan Mancino on drums. The band's first album, Beneath the Encasing of Ashes, was released in 2001 under Pluto Records. As I Lay Dying released their second album, Frail Words Collapse in 2003 under Metal Blade Records. In 2005, the band released their third studio album, Shadows of Security, with guitarists Nick Hipa and Phil Sgrosso, and Clint Norris on bass. In 2007, As I Lay Dying hit the studio again for their fourth studio album, An Ocean Between Us, with Josh Gilbert on bass instead of Clint Norris. The band then released their fifth studio album, The Powerless Rise in 2010, Decas in 2011, and Awakened, in 2012 with the same band members.