Smile Empty Soul
Birth Place: Santa Clarita, California
Years Active: Since 1998
Genres: Post-grunge, Alternative Metal, Alternative Rock, Hard Rock
Smile Empty Soul is an American post-grunge band from Santa Clarita, California in 1998. The band formed while its original members were attending different high schools in the Santa Clarita area. Originally a three-piece, the group consisted of vocalist and guitarist Sean Danielsen, bassist Ryan Martin and drummer Derek Gledhill. After playing numerous hometown gigs, Smile Empty Soul ventured to the Castro District, and later passed a demo to John Parker of the West Hollywood indie label, ThroBack Records. That later led to a record deal with Jason Flom's Lava Records. In 2003 the band released their self titled debut album, “Smile Empty Soul.” The album was produced by John Lewis Parke...