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Riot Head
Riot Head
Information
Origin:

Erie, Pennsylvania
Tampa, Florida
Birmingham, Alabama

Genre:

Metalcore, Hardcore punk, Punk rock

Years active:

2012-present (hiatus)

Associated Acts:

Maylene and the Sons of Disaster, Shockwave, Underoath, XDISCIPLEX A.D., Sleeping by the Riverside, Jesus Wept

Current members:

Dallas Taylor
Adam Salaga
Sean Sundy
Matt Clark

Riot Head are a metalcore supergroup that originated in Erie, Pennsylvania, Tampa, Florida, and Birmingham, Alabama in the United States. The band was formed in 2012 by members of XDISCIPLEX A.D., Jesus Wept, Maylene and the Sons of the Disaster, Underoath, and Sleeping by the Riverside.

History Edit

The band originated in the Winter of 2012, with Dallas Taylor (Maylene and the Sons of Disaster, Underoath) on Vocals, Sean Sundy (XDISCIPLEX A.D., Jesus Wept, Shockwave) on Guitars, Adam Salaga (XDISCIPLEX A.D., Jesus Wept, Shockwave), on Guitars, and Matt Clark (Maylene and the Sons of Disaster, Sleeping by the Riverside, Underoath) on Drums.[1][2] The band released two singles, "Sweet Centralia" and "Red Eye".[1][3]

However, on August 2, 2016, Taylor was severely injured in an ATV accident, which resulted in his bands all going on hiatus. Taylor broke all the bones in his face, cracked his skull, as well as bleeding in his brain, a blocked carotid artery, broke his arm, which required him to get plates, ripped his left ear to the canal, blood on his lungs, and lung atrophy due to the ventilator, broke his upper and lower jaw, had a trauma stroke, can no longer produce tears from his eyes, and lost vision in his left eye.[4]

Members Edit

  • Dallas Taylor - Vocals (2012-present)
  • Adam Salaga - Guitars (2012-present)
  • Sean Sundy - Guitars (2012-present)
  • Matt Clark - Drums (2012-present)

Discography Edit

  • "Sweet Centralia" (2013)
  • "The Red Eye" (2013)

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Stagg, David (September 24, 2013). "Riot Head (former Maylene, Underoath, Jesus Wept, xDisciplex A.D., et. al.) posts first song". HM Magazine. Retrieved on June 18, 2019.
  2. "RIOTHEAD". Soundcloud. Retrieved on June 18, 2019.
  3. "RIOT HEAD". Bandcamp. Retrieved on June 18, 2019.
  4. Neilstein, Vince (December 19, 2016). "Maylene and the Sons of Disaster Frontman Dallas Taylor is in Really, Really Rough Shape after ATV Accident". MetalSucks. Retrieved on September 12, 2019.
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