On 618 Favorites Lists

NEWS

10-08 Trivium stream new album
09-30 New Trivium Song Stream
07-31 Free Trivium song
06-02 New Trivium Record Updates
01-17 Producing Trivium's New Album

» Edit Band Information
» Edit Albums

» Add a Review
» Add an Album
» Add MP3
» Add News

Trivium

Hailing from central Florida, Trivium formed in 2000 and quickly built a buzz around Orlando's metal community with a blend of metalcore, thrash, and progressive metal flourish. Having secured a contract with the German imprint Lifeforce, the band issued its debut album, Ember to Inferno, in October 2003 with a lineup that included vocalist/guitarist Matt Heafy, drummer Travis Smith, and bassist Brent Young. The debut was well received, and Trivium signed with Roadrunner Records for their next effort. Ascendancy appeared in March 2005, at which point the band's roster had shifted to includ ...read more

Hailing from central Florida, Trivium formed in 2000 and quickly built a buzz around Orlando's metal community with a blend of metalcore, thrash, and progressive metal flourish. Having secured a contract with the German imprint Lifeforce, the band issued its debut album, Ember to Inferno, in October 2003 with a lineup that included vocalist/guitarist Matt Heafy, drummer Travis Smith, and bassist Brent Young. The debut was well received, and Trivium signed with Roadrunner Records for their next effort. Ascendancy appeared in March 2005, at which point the band's roster had shifted to include Heafy, Smith, bassist Paolo Gregoletto, and guitarist Corey Beaulieu. The album was reissued in May of the following year with four additional tracks and a bonus DVD. Trivium then visited the U.K. in June for the 2006 Download Festival, followed by multiple European headlining gigs and a stint with America's traveling metal/hardcore fest Sounds of the Underground. The tour saw them playing alongside other heavy-hitting bands like As I Lay Dying, GWAR, Cannibal Corpse, and Terror.

Crusade appeared that fall, featuring a newfound emphasis on singing (previously, vocalist Matt Heafy had relied on screams and throaty growls). Despite the band's active defense of Heafy's vocal approach, Trivium received much criticism for their shift in sound; accordingly, they wasted no time in returning to a scream-filled thrash style with 2008's Shogun. In 2010 the band announced drummer Nick Augusto would be replacing the departing Smith. Later that year the band went into the studio to begin work on their fifth studio album, In Waves, which was released in the summer of 2011 and saw the band bring a bold new approach and maturity in their songwriting. However, feeling that the album's gestation process had been overlong and that they had produced too much material, they decided to focus on quality rather than quantity in the on-the-road writing sessions for their next record. The band tapped Disturbed's David Draiman to produce, and the metal veteran took a real hands-on approach, bringing a new-found sense of melody to Trivium's sound. The finished album, entitled Vengeance Falls, was slated for an October 2013 release. « hide

Similar Bands: Metallica, Shadows Fall, All That Remains, Bullet for my Valentine, As I Lay Dying

LPs
Vengeance Falls
10/15/2013

2.8
291 Votes
In Waves
2011

3.3
707 Votes
Shogun
2008

3.6
1,284 Votes
The Crusade
2006

2.5
1,629 Votes
Ascendancy
2005

3.6
2,103 Votes
Ember to Inferno
2003

3.2
813 Votes
EPs
Trivium
2003

3.4
113 Votes

Music Lists
12.04.14  Gym Albums11.15.14  Some Of My Favourite Guitar Solos
11.07.14  Metal Albums For My Deathcore Frien09.27.14  Top 20 Early Melodic Metalcore Rele
09.19.14  It's My Birthday (plus 50 Favourite07.28.14  Best Of 2011
07.23.14  Top 10 Favorite Albums Of 200807.17.14  The Best Album Art From All Of The
07.14.14  Top 10 Albums Of 200507.09.14  Trivium Ranked
07.07.14  Tough Guy Soundtrack07.03.14  Worst Cover Art From (nearly) All O
07.02.14  My 25 Favorite Albums Of All Time06.22.14  Those Epic Metal Moments...
06.18.14  Albums I'm Digging Right Now06.17.14  Give Me Recommendations! (metal)
06.14.14  A Compilation Of Great Album Artwor06.13.14  Trivium Albums Ranked
05.27.14  Half Marathon Playlist05.26.14  Epic Closing Tracks
» More Lists (362)

Contributors: rockandmetaljunkie, Twelvetribes230, Ikarus14, TheFantasticDangler, proukillqc, InFiction, FadeToBlack, wakeupdead, thriceSUCKS, UnderASerpentSun, Neoteric, godbassist, megadeth101, will666, HylianNightmare, Mikesn, TheSunSleeps348, Dave de Sylvia, Hunter555, k4t4lyst, Hewitt, SCREAM!, Cravinov13, Cyka, bigguy69, Thor, Shadows, KILL, DieDead, taylormemer, Deviant., Luffy, Mikesn,

FAQ // STAFF & CONTRIBUTORS // SITE FORUM // CONTACT US

Bands: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Site Copyright 2005-2014 Sputnikmusic.com
All Album Reviews Displayed With Permission of Authors | Privacy Policy