In 2004, Dan Searle and his twin brother, Tom, founded Architects, which then went by the name Counting the Days.
∙ In 2008, Architects became the first British band since Napalm Death to sign with Century Media Records.
∙ The Here and Now, the band’s 2011 breakthrough, topped the UK Rock and Metal Albums chart.
∙ To finance the documentary One Hundred Days: The Story of the Architects’ Almost World Tour, they turned to their fans, who crowdfunded the project.
∙ Architects have not only won three Kerrang! Awards, but in 2019 they also became the first artist to take home multiple Heavy Music Awards at the same event.
∙ Their albums Lost Forever // Lost Together, All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us, and Holy Hell all hit the Top 20 on the UK charts.
∙ After lead guitarist Tom Searle died of skin cancer, Architects returned to the studio to record music that helped them process the loss, including Searle’s unfinished song “Doomsday.”