California's Killing The Dream are an inspiring and passionate hardcore band. Embodying the same positive emotion found in contemporaries Comeback Kid and Bane, Killing The Dream's approach is the definition of hardcore power. Making even the most jaded of listeners appreciate and praise them as their new hardcore heroes in the making.
After releasing a fantastic 7"EP/CD on Rivalry in 2004, Killing The Dream made Deathwish their new label home. In 2005, the band released their "I Rewrote It" 7"EP on Deathwish to praise from hardcore kids everywhere. In early 2005, Killing The Dream travelled to Godcity Studios to record their "In Place Apart" album with Kurt Ballou (Converge). The album was declared "The best hardcore album of the year" by Alternative Press Magazine. And in 2008, Killing The Dream released "Fractures", a stunning 12 song album recorded by J. Robbins (Jawbox), that solidified the band's place at the very top of today's hardcore community.
Since then, Killing The Dream have been hard at work on their newest effort, "Lucky Me".
Recorded by Zach Ohren and Pat Hills, "Lucky Me" shows Killing The Dream in the grips of true artistic progression. With "Lucky Me", Killing The Dream have taken their formulaic metallic hardcore approach and evolved within it. Injecting hook laden melodies deep in their core that bring new dimension and depth to an already impressive sound. "Lucky Me" shows that a band can grow within, without having to leave themselves or their audience, behind.