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Anthony Green (born April 15, 1982) is an American singer and musician from Doylestown, Pennsylvania. He is currently the lead singer of Circa Survive, Saosin, and The Sound of Animals Fighting while also maintaining a solo career. He was previously in the bands Audience of One, Jeer at Rome, High and Driving, and Zolof the Rock and Roll Destroyer. Green is known for his distinctive, high vocal timbre.
Doylestown is a borough and the county seat of Bucks County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. It is located 35 miles (56 km) north of Center City Philadelphia and 80 miles (130 km) southwest of New York City. As of the 2010 census, the borough population was 8,380.
Circa Survive is an American rock band from the Philadelphia suburb of Doylestown, formed in 2004. The band, led by Anthony Green, consists of former members from Saosin, This Day Forward, and Taken.
Saosin is an American rock band formed in Orange County, California in 2003. The band released their first EP, Translating the Name in 2003. That same year original vocalist Anthony Green left Saosin due to personal reasons. In 2004, Cove Reber replaced Green as vocalist after auditioning for the role. With Reber the group recorded its self titled debut album which was released on Capitol Records on September 26, 2006. Their second studio album, In Search of Solid Ground, was released on September 8, 2009 on Virgin Records and contains three re-recorded tracks from The Grey EP. In 2010, Reber was dismissed from the band. In 2013, the band reformed with all original members, except Zach, and began touring. They released Along the Shadow, their third studio album and first studio album with original vocalist Anthony Green, on May 20, 2016 through Epitaph Records.
Anthony Green's first band formed in 1997 while he was in high school with classmate and musician Tommy Dougherty (Junction 232). The band originally had Dougherty on guitar and Green on bass and vocals. Eventually, they recruited drummer Evan Madden. Green wanted to name the band 'Saosin', but Dougherty and Madden decided against it. Before settling on the "Audience of One" name, they played a few shows under the name "Handsome Pete" in 1998 and one show under the name "The Bill Bixby Experience". Due to problems with Evan's availability to practice and play shows, they sought out a new drummer.
Green and Dougherty switched bass and guitar duties. Green met drummer J.D. Foster (Makeshift/Yellow 5) at Days Away's first show in summer of 1998. Foster tried out and musically they clicked right away. The band recorded an LP entitled, I Remember When This All Meant Something at Skylight Studio in the summer of 1999. It was released on Break Even Records on December 3, 1999.
Days Away was an American indie rock band based in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, formed in 1998.
During the summer of 2000, Greg Itzen (Days Away/Like Lions) was welcomed into the band as a second guitar player. As a four-piece, they recorded a four-song demo EP at Skylight Studio. That fall, two of the members went off to college and one enlisted in the military. Audience of One was deemed 'on hiatus'.
From April 12–13, 2000, a four-song demo EP for a hardcore/metal project called "Jeer at Rome" was recorded at Skylight Studio. The band was composed of Anthony Green (vocals), Steve Mensick (guitar), Mike Lepone (guitar), Chris Mensick (bass) and Luke Carmen (drums) The self-titled demo was released on compact disc. They played a handful of shows during the spring and summer of 2000, but apparently dissolved soon afterward.
Anthony sang on six songs on Zolof The Rock & Roll Destroyer's self-titled first album. The recordings took place mostly in 2000 and 2001 and were released in early 2002. At that time, the band consisted of Rachel Minton (vocals and keyboards), Anthony Green (vocals and backup vocals), Vince Ratti (guitar and keyboards), Bob Bonocore (vocals and bass) and Rick Delello (drums). Green and Zolof parted ways in early 2002 due to Green's need to "work some things out" in his personal life. They still remain good friends. One year later, Ratti and Minton helped Anthony record vocals over the Saosin instrumental demo recordings, then known as 'The Gift'. Two years later, Green contributed vocals to the Zolof The Rock & Roll Destroyer song "This Was All A Bad Idea" off of their album The Popsicle EP . In 2012, Ratti mixed Circa Survive's fourth album, "Violent Waves". Minton also contributed backup vocals to the song 'Suitcase'.
Green recorded a four-song EP in 2002 at Ratti's Skylight Studio in Fairless Hills, PA. Green recorded most of the instruments himself except for drums and some keyboard parts. Tim Arnold (Days Away/Good Old War) supplied the drums and Ratti and Minton tracked some of the keyboard parts. The recording was shared on the internet since early 2004 and ended up being officially released on the deluxe version of Avalon on August 5, 2008 on Photo Finish Records.
Good Old War is an indie folk band from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania featuring former members of Days Away.
Avalon is the debut solo album by current Saosin and current Circa Survive, vocalist Anthony Green. It was released August 5, 2008 on Photo Finish Records, with a US tour to coincide with its release. Keith Goodwin, Tim Arnold, and Dan Schwartz have guest appearances on this record. The album leaked in its entirety on August 1, 2008. Anthony Green's Avalon is being made available on vinyl LP. The package includes the limited Vinyl LP and Digital Remix CD of Avalon, remixes created by Colin Frangicetto of Circa Survive.
The original lineup of Saosin consisted of Anthony Green (vocals), Beau Burchell (guitar), Justin Shekoski (guitar), Zach Kennedy (bass) and Pat Magrath (drums). Their first album, an EP, consisting of 5 songs, was recorded in February and March 2003.Magrath was a studio musician hired to play drums on the album. The drum parts were written largely by Burchell with Alex Rodriguez in mind. Rodriguez was to assume the role of drummer, but he had obligations playing drums for the band Open Hand at the time. Chris Warner filled in on drums during early rehearsals. Kennedy quit the band due to personal reasons. Chris Sorenson took the spot as bassist. Before they began playing shows, Danny King replaced Warner as drummer. After only a handful of shows, Rodriguez finally took over as Saosin's permanent drummer.
Open Hand is an American rock band. The band was formed in Hollywood in 1997 by guitarist/vocalist Justin Isham. With bassist Michael Anastasi and drummer Alex Rodriguez they released two EPs on Justins own American Propaganda label, Radio Days (1998) and Evolutions (1999). After touring they signed with Trustkill Records in 1999. In 2000, Trustkill issued The Dream, a collection of the band’s two EPs and bonus unreleased material. They continued touring. They released the album "You and Me" in 2005 on Trustkill / Roadrunner Records, the band went on to tour extensively all over the world between 2005- 2009. Open Hand released "Honey" in 2010. The band has continued touring ever since. Open Hand is currently writing new material and working on a new record titled 'Weirdo'
The band released the EP Translating the Name on June 17, 2003.It was an immediate underground success and was immensely popular on online forums and music sites. Preorders of the album came with a bonus CD containing two acoustic versions of songs from the EP. Translating The Name (2003) has sold an estimated 62,000 copies as of 2008. Green quit Saosin in mid-February 2004.
It was announced on February 20, 2014 that Anthony Green would be reuniting with his former band Saosin for the Skate and Surf festival on May 17, 2014. More shows were quickly booked for May, June and September totaling eight reunion shows during 2014. Anthony Green has hinted at the possibility of recording new material with Saosin after the most of the tour cycle for Circa Survive's fifth album, Descensus has completed. Saosin has announced that they will be playing some shows in California and Texas in January 2015. The band released a new single "Silver String" on March 16, 2016 while on tour.
Shortly after the release of "Silver String", it was announced that Green decided to ultimately stay with Saosin, while still maintaining his role as lead vocals for Circa Survive and as a solo artist. The band released their first LP since 2009, "Along the Shadow" in May 2016 through Epitaph Records. It peaked at #45 on the Billboard 100 chart.
Green was (from between 2004–2008) part of another side project with members of Finch, Rx Bandits, Days Away and Chiodos under the alias of The Skunk (each member of The Sound of Animals Fighting was equipped with an animal mask to hide their personas and give the band creative inspiration). Three studio albums were recorded during their time together, Tiger and the Duke (2004), Lover, the Lord Has Left Us... (2006) and The Ocean and the Sun (2008). They played four shows in August 2006 of which one was recorded for a live DVD entitled, We Must Become the Change We Want to See (2007). In March 2014, they reunited for a seven show tour, and in Feb/March 2019 for an eight show tour, playing songs from all three albums.
Immediately after quitting Saosin, Green and Colin Frangicetto (This Day Forward) founded Philadelphia-based Circa Survive, which signed with Equal Vision Records. This new project changed his musical vision from post-hardcore to a more experimental rock sound. Very early on Brendan Ekstrom (This Day Forward) was recruited on guitar. By the end of summer 2004, the lineup was solidified with Nick Beard (Taken) on bass and Stephen Clifford (Reflux) on drums.
Within a year, they had released a limited edition tour EP, The Inuit Sessions , and a full-length album, Juturna . They released their second album, On Letting Go , in May 2007. They parted ways with Equal Vision in August 2008. Their third album, Blue Sky Noise , was released in April 2010 on Atlantic Records. In November 2010, they released an EP called Appendage also on Atlantic Records. Their self-produced fourth album, Violent Waves , was released on August 28, 2012.Their fifth album, Descensus was released on November 24, 2014 on Sumerian Records. Their sixth album, The Amulet, was released on September 22, 2017.
Green announced his plans to record his first solo album in December 2007. Avalon was recorded at The Big House in Avalon, New Jersey between late February and early March 2008. Keith Goodwin, Dan Schwartz and Tim Arnold of the band Good Old War played various instruments on the album. Two music videos were shot before the album was released. "Dear Child (I've Been Dying To Reach You)" was shot on May 31, 2008 and released on July 23, 2008. "She Loves Me So" was shot in late July 2008 and released on December 15, 2008. Avalon was released on August 5, 2008, peaking at #44 on the Billboard 200 in the United States.Anthony named the album after being inspired by his father. "my dad said you should call it avalon-"
On November 12, 2008, Green released a two-song EP entitled, Jackie Haenn to help fund his cousin-in-law's medical transport fees after she was injured in a car accident on Halloween Night. The songs are B-sides recorded during the Avalon recording session.
While Green was on the Avalon tour with three-fifths of Circa Survive, Colin Frangicetto worked on his remixes of Avalon in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. He used instrumentation and vocals from the original Avalon recording session but also recorded many new instruments and parts himself. He kept most of the song structures intact but the additional tracking makes it more of a 'reimagining' than a strict 'remix'. The remix album was released digitally on December 5, 2008. It was released as part of a preorder bundle for Avalon's first vinyl pressing. The physical compact disc of the remix album wasn't available until around January 20, 2009 when the vinyl bundles shipped.
Green announced the title of his second solo album as Beautiful Things in September 2009 while he and the rest of Circa Survive were in Toronto, Canada recording Blue Sky Noise . The album was mainly recorded in early January 2011 at The Big House in Avalon, New Jersey by producer Jason Cupp. Once again the members of Good Old War served as his backup band and helped shape the feel of the songs much more than for Avalon. The album title comes from the lyrics of a Good Old War song entitled "Lullaby" that Green adopted as his own. Anthony's version of "Lullaby" became the closing track of the album. The album was mixed at least seven times over the course of 2011. Green announced the release date on November 15, 2011. Beautiful Things was released on January 17, 2012, peaking at #27 on the Billboard 200 charts in the United States. A music video for the song "Get Yours While You Can" was shot in late November 2011 and released on January 31, 2012. This album also included many of his friends and idols such as Dave Davison of Maps and Atlases, Nate Ruess of Fun, Chino Moreno of Deftones, and Ida Maria to add some variety to his music.Anthony Green describes "Beautiful Things as, "The whole album is sort of about people and the victories you have with them. When I decided on the title, I wasn't thinking of a concrete thing."
In the spring of 2011, before his second solo album was even complete, Green mentioned his desire to record and release a third solo album entitled 'Young Legs'. From May to June 2013, Green recorded 'Young Legs' at Studio 4 in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. Will Yip acted as producer, engineer, composer and performer. The band Good Old War once again joined him as his backing band, as well as, having a hand in the song's composition. On September 17, 2013, Green revealed the album's cover art, track list, release date, fall tour dates and released the first single entitled "Breaker". On October 22, 2013, the second single which is also the title track, "Young Legs" was released. The album was released on November 12, 2013, peaking at #67 on the Billboard 200 charts in the United States. 'Young Legs' contains eleven songs and the deluxe version of the album contains five demos. A music video for the song "Young Legs" was shot during the Beautiful Things tour in 2012 and was released on November 26, 2013.
In mid-late 2015, Green announced that a fourth solo album was in the works and should be ready sometime in 2016.
It was announced that the album would be released on September 9, 2016 and would be titled "Pixie Queen". A music video for the opening track, You'll Be Fine, was released through his label, Memory Music. It was also announced that he has partnered with producer Will Yip, who he has worked with before.
He also announced a Pixie Queen tour, which would begin on September 2, 2016, and end on October 1st, 2016. As expected, Pixie Queen was released on September 9 through Memory Music.
On June 1, 2018 Anthony Green secretly released the album 'Would You Still Be In Love". "Would You Still Be In Love" was released under Memory Music.
Anthony resides in Doylestown, Pennsylvania with his wife Meredith, two dogs, and four sons (James, Luke, Will, and Jack).
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Translating the Name is the debut EP by American rock band Saosin, released on June 17, 2003 through Death Do Us Part. The album was released before Anthony Green departed the band to form the rock band Circa Survive. It is also the band's only release to feature bass guitarist Zack Kennedy, as well as the only release to not feature drummer Alex Rodriguez. Guitarist Beau Burchell stated that Rodriguez intended to track the drums for Translating the Name but had a prior commitment with his former band Open Hand before he could join. Pat Magrath was hired as a session musician and performed with Saosin briefly before Rodriguez joined.
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Zolof the Rock & Roll Destroyer is an American pop rock band that originated in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania through core members Vince Ratti and Rachel Minton alongside Anthony Green. Their music, defined by the band members as "spunk rock", is heavily structured and influenced by pop music by way of catchy rhythms and bright lyrics.
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This Day Forward was a Philadelphia-area band active from 1996 to 2003 whose style varied from metalcore to post-hardcore with indie rock influences.
The Popsicle EP is the first EP and third major release by the "spunk rock" band Zolof the Rock & Roll Destroyer. Kenny Vasoli performs guest vocals on "Argh... I'm a Pirate", while Anthony Green returns to perform additional vocals on "This Was All a Bad Idea".
High and Driving is a side project formed by Anthony Green, the current vocalist of Circa Survive, and Tim Arnold, the then-drummer of Days Away and current drummer of Good Old War. Anthony Green plays every instrument aside from drums. High and Driving, a four-track EP, is the duo's only release.
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