Escape the Fate is a post-hardcore band which formed in 2005 in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. The band currently consists of Robert Ortiz (drums). Craig Mabbitt (vocals), Kevin "Thrasher" Gruft (guitar, keyboards, vocals), and touring member Erik Jensen (bass). Ortiz is the only original member still in Escape the Fate. The band has released six studio albums: two on Epitaph, one on DGC, and three on Eleven Seven.
Before forming Escape the Fate (excerpt from Last.fm)