Architects (British band)

Architects (British band)

Infobox musical artist
Name = Architects

Landscape =
Background = group_or_band
Origin = Brighton, England
Genre = Metalcore, Mathcore
Years_active = 2004 – present
Label = Century Media
United By Fate
Distort Entertainment
Thirty Days of Night
In at the Deep End
Current_members = Sam Carter
Tom Searle
Dan Searle
Alex Dean
Tim Hillier-Brook
Past_members = Matt Johnson
Tim Lucas

Architects is a metal band based in Brighton, UK.


They are currently signed to Century Media Records worldwide and Distort Entertainment in Canada. The band have toured the UK and Europe with the likes of Bring Me The Horizon, Sikth and The Chariot. They have played at a number of independent UK festivals, as well as the prestigious Download Festival in 2007. The band have completed a European tour and a Canadian tour, receiving great receptions from crowds in different countries and gradually spreading their fan base. They released their second album 'Ruin' on June 26th 2007, and have released a split EP with UK band Dead Swans, following the release with a double headed tour of the UK.

The band has recently recorded their third album titled 'Hollow Crown' to be released early next year.

They are currently touring the US with the likes of Suicide Silence, Emmure, Beneath The Massacre, The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza followed by the europe Never Say Die! tour with Parkway Drive, Unearth, Despised Icon and more.


Sam Carter (Vocals)
Tom Searle (Guitar)
Dan Searle (Drums)
Ali Dino (Bass)
Tim Hillier-Brook (Guitar)

Line-Up Changes

The band had travelled around the UK on many tours supporting a number of different bands in support of their debut album 'Nightmares'. After a lengthy stint around the country as an opening act to SikTh and Dead Man In Reno, it became clear that the touring life was not suited to vocalist Matt Johnson, and so during their first headline UK tour in January of 2007 it was announced that the show at Oxford was to be Matt's last with the band. New vocalist Sam Carter joined the band onstage for 'The Darkest Tomb' as an introduction to the fans.


*Tom and Dan are twin brothers.
*Ali and Sam used to play together in a band called Fractures.
*Sam also used to play drums for the UK hardcore band Nervous Wreck
*Sam also played drums for this city and did a video with the band prior to joining Architects
*The band's youtube videos often focus on Ali's travels whilst on tour.
*Ali, Sam and Tom make up punk sensation, 'PUNX'.
*The original bassist of the band was called Dollar.
*Their first ever tour was with Beecher.
*Sam was found via the band's merch-guy, as he was in a band with Sam, called Monuments, who supported Architects.


External links

* [ Architects MySpace]
* [ The Architects Army]

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