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posted by pompeybabe
Ben McKee, bass.

Many ファン know that Ben has an inhuman ability to consume spicy substances.Everyone knows that he has a glorious collection of chest hair.Few know that Ben dropped out of the Berklee School of 音楽 withone semester left to 登録する the band. It’s just how he rolls.Ben is currently in outpatient rehab attempting to overcome a seriousaddiction to “Bass Face”, but we secretly hope he can’t give it up!

Ben joined the band in '08 when Dan and Wayne were searching for new members. The full lineup was established when he, Brittany Tolman and Andrew Tolman joined Dan and Wayne.

Not only is Ben the ベース guitarist for the group but he also performs the backing vocals.
The 表示する began with a small alternative band from Ames, Iowa-- The Envy Corps. With a ポップカルチャー influence and a rock feel, the 音楽 was the perfect combination. They began with heavy ベース that had the mosh pit shaking. Personally, I loved their strong, sharp strums in the 音楽 featuring harsh notes on their guitar. I had never heard one of their songs before, but 秒 after hearing them, I was cheering. The crowd seemed to 愛 them too because I caught multiple people trying to Shazam their songs. Something I thoroughly enjoyed was their similar sound to Imagine Dragons, so it was a...
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posted by pompeybabe
Dan Reynolds – Vocals / Keys

Lead singer Dan is commonly spotted at concerts perching on monitors または screaming at the drumset. It is unclear if he is completely sane, but there can be no doubt that he was born to entertain. If you’re lucky, あなた may catch an appearance によって Dan’s hip hop alter ego – The Human Beatbox.

Reynolds, seventh of nine children, was born on July 14, 1987 in Las Vegas to Ronald and Christene Reynolds. Both are natives of Nevada, and Dan is a 4th generation Nevadan.

While in college at BYU, Reynolds recruited Wayne Sermon to form the band. Bassist Ben McKee joined the...
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How would あなた like to spend an evening with Imagine Dragons?

Were あなた like me … hoping to get tickets to see this incredible, homegrown band perform in their old stomping grounds, only to be shut down によって a Sold Out sign? All because あなた waited just a bit too long to order your tickets.

Imagine Dragons, the latest Utah Valley band to discover international success, makes a triumphant return from their sell-out European tour to perform on May 20 at the UCCU Center in Orem.

The indie rock band formed in 2008 when lead guitarist Wayne Sermon, from American Fork, met Las Vegas native and lead singer...
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posted by pompeybabe
It’s the stuff of dreams, Imagine Dragon’s chart-soaring 2012 LP Night Visions. Based largely on the subconscious nonsense that comes during deep sleep, the album—and singles “It’s Time” and “Radioactive,” both of which reached the 上, ページのトップへ 20 on Billboard’s Hot 100 list—struck a chord nationally and launched the Las Vegas-based band into stardom.


We wanted to chat with these skyrocketing stars, but not in the typical fashion. あなた know those silly 質問 that some interviewers sneak in at the end of an interview with a band? Well, Beside the 質問 is a blog series at CityWeekly.net...
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In just three months, Las Vegas rock band Imagine ドラゴン has gone from making its first appearance on a Billboard chart to reaching the 上, ページのトップへ 10 on Alternative Songs (No. 10 this week) and Triple A (No. 8) with debut single "It's Time."

On the Billboard 200, the band's Continued Silence EP debuts at No. 165. Following the release of the single's video, the band was spotlighted as MTV's PUSH artist of the week beginning April 16.

The group plays the Firefly 音楽 Festival in Dover, Del., July 21. "There is something deeply personal and yet incredibly exciting about sharing new songs with a live audience for the first time," lead vocalist Dan Reynolds says. "We can't wait to have that communal experience."
magine ドラゴン -- a band that is gaining considerable visibility these days thanks its hit singles, "It's Time" and "Radioactive" -- may be a fairly new presence on the national 音楽 scene to many listeners, but that is not the case in Utah County.

The band got its start in Utah County when lead singer Dan Reynolds, a BYU student, joined forces with guitarist Wayne Sermon of American Fork. The group eventually relocated its ホーム base to Las Vegas, Reynolds' ホーム town, but has never turned its back on its Utah roots.

The band finally has been blowing up nationally, and returns to Utah County...
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Yahoo!, the mammoth online portal, is in the コンサート biz now, with a new tour that played the Pageant on Wednesday night.
Yahoo! On the Road is hitting 27 cities; the twist is that each city gets a different headliner. John Legend, Kendrick Lamar, Fall Out Boy, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and the Lumineers are among the headliners in various cities. Imagine ドラゴン and Owl City performed at the St. Louis stop.

Imagine ドラゴン sold out the Pageant in March; Owl City also played the Pageant in March in a separate show, making the Yahoo! On the Road selections for St. Louis look a little unfair....
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記事 from nst.com

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ONLY a handful of indie bands from the United States 表示する promise in going mainstream and only the best remain relevant and popular.
Imagine Dragons, an indie rock band from Nevada, sets out to be different によって incorporating a unique sound in its identity. This is proven によって its chart-topping hits including It’s Time and Radioactive. The former is featured in the trailer for Perks Of Being A Wallflower, while the latter is part of the soundtrack for the Stephanie Meyer movie The Host.
The band is also known for its strong beats...
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When he first started working with Imagine Dragons, 音楽 producer Alex da Kid was looking for some inspiration for the Broadway musical, "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark."

"I thought they would be great to help me come up with ideas for U2," the Grammy-nominated English producer said.

There was just one problem: The demos they recorded were too good.

So instead of using the alternative band to collaborate on the score によって Bono and The Edge, Alex da Kid - the creator of エミネム and Rihanna's colossal hit "Love the Way あなた Lie" - immediately signed the Las Vegas-based foursome to his label imprint...
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In its four-hear history, MTV's Musical March Madness tournament has seen no shortage of シンデレラ stories — Owl City's unlikely ride to the Sweet 16 in 2010, Disturbed's dream run to the Final Four in '11, F---ed Up's shocking upsets of Mumford & Sons and Radiohead last 年 — but eventually, the clock strikes midnight, the carriage transforms back into a かぼちゃ, カボチャ and the glass slipper shatters.

In other words, they've each come up short in their quest for the championship. But with the 2013 MMM tournament set to tip off Monday, March 18, there's a whole new group of upset-minded upstarts...
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posted by pompeybabe
Daniel Platzman, Drums

Daniel may be a native of Atlanta, GA, but he is rocking it with the best in LA. Also a graduate of Berklee College of Music, Daniel pounds the drums with precision and passion. Fun fact – Daniel has a Bachelor’s Degree in film scoring and holds credits on three films!

Daniel also performs the backing vocals for the band, as well as playing the viola.

He is the newest member of the band, joining in 2011, after the departure of Andrew Tolman who previously played drums and performed the backing vocals.
posted by pompeybabe
Wayne Sermon, Lead Guitar

Wayne can SHRED. It may be blasphemous to detract from this biography によって going beyond this undeniable fact. Fact: his gut-wrenching, pants-wetting solos have been known to 移動する audience members to tears.

Wayne has been the lead guitarist for Imagine ドラゴン since 2009, and is so far the only lead guitarist the band has ever had.

Lead singer Dan, a Las Vegas native, met guitarist Wayne in 2008 in Utah, where Dan was attending school and Wayne was living after graduating from Berklee School of Music. After going through various lineups, the band was established in Las Vegas with Dan and Wayne joining Ben McKee, Andrew Tolman, and Brittany Tolman.

The band lived together in Nevada whilst they created and released their first three EP's.
It's time to celebrate for alt-rockers Imagine Dragons, as their debut album has just gone platinum (1 million copies sold) in the U.S.

Night Visions was released in September 2012 and has since spent 40 weeks on the Billboard album chart, with a current hold on the No. 7 spot.

The album has blown up the singles charts as well, with It's Time and Radioactive both carving out 宇宙 in the 上, ページのトップへ 40. The 人気 tunes gained recognition in spots for teen flick The Perks of Being a Wallflower last fall and the new ad campaign for Beats によって Dre Powerbeats headphones starring LeBron James, respectively....
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Imagine ドラゴン has received attention across the U.S. from industry professionals and ファン alike, continuously growing their loyal ファン base. Their most 最近 West Coast tour with The Parlotones was highly successful, with sold-out shows along the West Coast ending with a final packed performance at L.A.'s The まむし, バイパー Room.

This past spring, the band was invited to perform at Bergenfest in Norway, expanding their ファン base outside of the U.S. ファン can catch Imagine ドラゴン on August 20 at The Roxy in Los Angeles as they perform as part of the Sunset Strip 音楽 Festival. Imagine ドラゴン are currently...
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 Dan Reynolds leads Imagine ドラゴン at the Hollywood Palladium, where the Las Vegas band played two sold-out shows in support of its hit album "Night Visions."
Dan Reynolds leads Imagine Dragons at the Hollywood Palladium, where the Las Vegas band played two sold-out shows in support of its hit album "Night Visions."
Standing on-stage Thursday night at the Hollywood Palladium, Dan Reynolds of Imagine ドラゴン looked out at a capacity crowd and 発言しました with astonishment, “I don’t even know how this many people know about us.”

His bandmates had a hunch, however. That was the moment they powered up “Radioactive,” the moody electro-grunge single that tops three of Billboard’s rock charts and sits at No. 9 on the Hot 100, nestled comfortably between tunes によって リアーナ and Bruno Mars. It’s this Las Vegas group’s 秒 big radio smash following “It’s Time,” which set a record last 年 as the longest-running...
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posted by karlyluvsam
Oh...!
Oh...!
Looking at the lonely telegram, I crept into your room
Listen to the breathing voices of the ones around the tomb
The radio is playing, but I can't hear them sing
The people are explaining, but they don't know a thing
Give me a sign, give me a sign
I wanna die tonight

They say that ロンドン sounds like a city of red
All the prisoners wait for their turn to be dead
Oh あなた don't 愛 me
You don't 愛 me like あなた say あなた do

I can take a picture, あなた can be a picture
Stitched into my faded black
I can take あなた home, または あなた can be a home
We'll never look on back
The radio is playing, but I can't hear...
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posted by karlyluvsam
Ever since I could remember,
Everything inside of me,
Just wanted to fit in (oh oh oh oh)
I was never one for pretenders,
Everything I tried to be,
Just wouldn't settle in (oh oh oh oh)

If I told あなた what I was,
Would あなた turn your back on me?
And if I seem dangerous,
Would あなた be scared?
I get the feeling just because,
Everything I touch isn't dark enough
If this problem lies in me

I'm only a man with a chamber who's got me,
I'm taking a stand to escape what's inside me.
A monster, a monster,
I've turned into a monster,
A monster, a monster,
And it keeps getting stronger.

Can I clear my conscience,
If I'm different...
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"It's the one thing, as artists, that we get to keep to ourselves," Imagine Dragons' front man Dan Reynolds 発言しました when asked the meaning of the band's name. Yep, with apologies to ファン boys all over the world and quite possibly Middle Earth, the buzzworthy Las Vegas alt-rock group didn't name themselves over an undying 愛 of Game of Thrones, Dungeons & Dragons, または anything medieval または ファンタジー filled.

"We were sitting down and came up with a phrase that we felt particularly connected to, but we didn't want to call it that. It just didn't flow right," Reynolds explained in an April 25 interview....
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記事 from stltoday.com

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Imagine Dragons, Owl City and DJ Clinton Sparks are coming to St. Louis for the Yahoo on the Road! Tour.

The 表示する is May 15 at the Pageant.

Tickets will be available beginning 日 of show. The The Yahoo bus will stop somewhere in the city and ファン can meet the bus and get tickets. ファン will either have to 表示する their Yahoo! weather app, a 写真 on Flickr または something else.

The tour features different artists on each stop of the tour.

“We're excited to hit the road and engage with Yahoo! ファン around the U.S. and Europe,” 発言しました Kathy Savitt, Chief Marketing Officer at Yahoo! in a statement.
“Our mission is to make the world's daily habits entertaining and inspiring; and nothing brings that to life もっと見る than surprising and delighting our users in their daily routines with some of the most 人気 names in 音楽 and entertainment.”