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As I Lay Dying are an American Metalcore band that formed in 2000. They are named after the book of the same name. They have released 5 albums, The Powerless Rise being their latest release.


  • Beneath the Encasing of Ashes (2001)
  • Frail Words Collapse (2003)
  • Shadows are Security (2005)
  • An Ocean Between us (2007)
  • The Powerless Rise (2010)

Tropes associated with this Band:

  • Christian Rock: Subverted; the members themselves are christian, but their lyrics aren't. Instead, the lyrics are based on relations, and inner struggles (though they do have spiritual undertones and the occasional biblical reference) They do however embrace the label
  • Darker and Edgier: Compared to other bands of the same genre.
  • Mohs Scale of Rock and Metal Hardness: About a 9 most of the time.
  • Thrash Metal: They have elements of in in their recent work.
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