The Word Alive

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About The Word Alive

For more than a decade, Arizona metalcore outfit The Word Alive has pushed the boundaries of the genre while combining heavy riffs with melody. ∙ Though his tenure was short, Escape the Fate frontman Craig Mabbitt founded the group alongside guitarists Zack Hansen and Tony Pizzuti in 2008. ∙ After signing to L.A. punk label Fearless Records, The Word Alive debuted with the 2009 EP Empire, which climbed to No. 15 on the Billboard Heatseekers Albums chart. ∙ Beginning with their 2010 debut LP, Deceiver, the band’s first four albums reached the top half of the Billboard 200. ∙ In 2012, 19-year-old online drumming sensation Luke Holland joined the group, remaining with them until the end of 2016. ∙ The Word Alive collaborated with electronic acts The Glitch Mob and Mako on “RISE,” the theme song for 2018’s League of Legends World Championship.

HOMETOWN
Phoenix, AZ, United States of America
FORMED
2008