The Academy Is
Birth Place: Barrington, Illinois, USA
Years Active: 2003–present
Genres: Alternative Rock, Emo, Pop Punk, Indie Rock
The Academy Is… was a rock band from Chicago, Illinois that formed in 2003 and disbanded in 2011. The original line-up of consisted of lead vocalist William Beckett, bassist Adam T. Siska, guitarist Mike Carden, guitarist AJ LaTrace and drummer Michael DelPrincipe. The band began as The Academy and released their self-titled EP in 2004. The impact of the EP brought a record deal offer from Fueled by Ramen, which the band went on to sign with. Now known as The Academy Is…, their full-length debut, “Almost Here,” arrived in 2005, peaking at #7 on Billboard's Heatseekers Albums chart, #16 on the Independent Albums chart and #185 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart. The same year saw th...
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