Bands usually seek to do one of two things: define their genre, or defy their genre. However, since bursting out of Tucson,
AZ in 2001 with their unique mix of hardcore brutality and an eclectic musical palette, The Bled have done both. Taking
cues from their peers in the burgeoning hardcore scene of the time—bands like Refused and The Dillinger Escape Plan —
The Bled quickly became one of a handful of bands who set the standard for the genre. But with the release of the Found in
the Flood— the band’s second full-length and first for Vagrant Records — The Bled have set themselves apart from the
hordes of bands joining the hardcore fray, in the process forging their own place in the musical spectrum.