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The Bravery

Background information
Origin New York City, New York, USA
Genre(s) Indie Rock
Post-Punk Revival
Years active 2003 – present
Label(s) Geffen Records
Island
Website The Official Site of The Bravery
Members
Sam Endicott
John Conway
Anthony Burulcich
Michael Zakarin
Mike Hindert

The Bravery is an American rock band from New York City that consists of Sam Endicott, John Conway, Anthony Burulcich, Michael Zakarin, and Mike Hindert. Their music is a synthesis of disco and synth rock. Their debut album reached the top twenty in the United States and the top five in the United Kingdom. Image File history File links picture of the band the bravery This work is copyrighted. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... NY redirects here. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Indie rock is a subgenre of rock music often used to refer to bands that are on small independent record labels or that arent on labels at all. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Geffen Records is an American record label, owned by Universal Music Group, and operates as one third of UMGs Interscope-Geffen-A&M label group. ... Sam Endicott who was born in 1974 is the lead singer for the New York-based band The Bravery. ... The Bravery The Bravery is an American indie/alternative rock band from New York City that consists of Sam Endicott (vocals/guitar), John Conway (keyboards), Anthony Burulcich (drums), Michael Zakarin (guitar), and Mike H. (bass). ... Mike H is the stage name of Mike Dirt Hindert (1980 - ), the 25 year old bassist of the band The Bravery. ... For other uses, see Rock music (disambiguation). ... -1... Sam Endicott who was born in 1974 is the lead singer for the New York-based band The Bravery. ... The Bravery The Bravery is an American indie/alternative rock band from New York City that consists of Sam Endicott (vocals/guitar), John Conway (keyboards), Anthony Burulcich (drums), Michael Zakarin (guitar), and Mike H. (bass). ... Mike H is the stage name of Mike Dirt Hindert (1980 - ), the 25 year old bassist of the band The Bravery. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

Contents

Band members

The Bravery are

Sam Endicott who was born in 1974 is the lead singer for the New York-based band The Bravery. ... The Bravery The Bravery is an American indie/alternative rock band from New York City that consists of Sam Endicott (vocals/guitar), John Conway (keyboards), Anthony Burulcich (drums), Michael Zakarin (guitar), and Mike H. (bass). ... Mike H is the stage name of Mike Dirt Hindert (1980 - ), the 25 year old bassist of the band The Bravery. ...

History

Formation

Frontman-songwriter Sam Endicott and keyboardist John Conway were classmates at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY in the late '90s. As freshmen, their musical partnership began inauspiciously, playing local bars in mock-ska band Skabba the Hutt, which also included CSI: Miami star Jonathan Togo. The two went on to play together in numerous bands and recording projects, including new wave outfit Conquistador. Upon moving to NYC in early '00s, Endicott switched from bass guitar to vocals and began writing the music that would later become "The Bravery". Guitarist Michael Zakarin joined after answering an advert in a local paper, and brought with him bassist Mike Hindert, a classmate of his from Georgetown University in Washington, DC. Drummer Anthony Burulcich was met through mutual friends in NY band Bishop Allen. Vassar College is a private, coeducational, liberal arts college situated in Poughkeepsie, New York. ... Poughkeepsies Mid-Hudson Bridge Poughkeepsie is a city in New York and serves as the county seat of Dutchess County. ... Skabba the Hutt was a Ska Punk band that featured current The Bravery frontman/songwriter Sam Endicott and keyboard-player John Conway, and CSI: Miami actor Jonathan Togo. ... CSI: Miami is a spinoff of the popular CBS network series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Conquistadors (Spanish: []) (English: Conqueror) were Spanish soldiers, explorers and adventurers who invaded and conquered much of the Americas and Asia Pacific, bringing them under Spanish colonial rule between the 15th and 17th centuries, starting with the 1492 settlement by Christopher Columbus in what is now the Bahamas // Hernán Cort... Bishop Allen is an American indie rock band based in Brooklyn, New York, composed of drummer Jack Delamitraux, bassist Christian Owens, guitarist Justin Rice, and guitarist Christian Rudder. ...


Rising fame/Debut album (The Bravery)

The band playing their first gig at the Stinger Club in Brooklyn in November of '03 (opening for The Animators). Eventually they signed a recording contract with Island Def Jam in the States and Loog in the UK. The Unconditional EP followed in early 2005. The Village Voice proclaimed the Bravery to be "New York's Official Next Big Thing" while MTV and Rolling Stone hailed them as an artist to watch. Also, the band were tipped in the BBC News "Sound of 2005" as 2005's most promising act. They released their debut album, The Bravery, on March 14, 2005 in the U.K. (March 29, 2005 in the U.S.), following releases of "Unconditional" and "An Honest Mistake" as singles. Their first radio airplay came on the show 'Alter Ego' hosted by Paul Driscoll on the Boston's WFNX. A co-headlining tour with Ash in the U.S. in spring 2005 coincided the release of the Bravery's self-titled album. Def Jam Recordings is an American based hip-hop record label that operates as a part of The Island Def Jam Music Group, which is owned by Universal Music Group. ... The Village Voice is a weekly newspaper in New York City featuring investigative articles, analysis of current affairs and culture, arts reviews and events listings for New York City. ... MTV (Music Television) is an American cable television network based in New York City. ... This article is about the magazine. ... BBC News is the department within the BBC responsible for the corporations news-gathering and production of news programmes on BBC television, radio and online. ... The Bravery is the self-titled debut album by New York indie band The Bravery, released in March 2005 (see 2005 in music). ... is the 73rd day of the year (74th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Motto  2(French) God and my right Anthem God Save the Queen 3 United Kingdom() – on the European continent() – in the European Union() Capital London Largest conurbation (population) Greater London Urban Area Official languages English (de facto)4 Government  -  Monarch HM Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Gordon Brown Formation  -  Acts... March 29 is the 88th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (89th in leap years). ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... WFNX is a New England commercial alternative music radio station. ... Ash are an alternative rock band that formed in Downpatrick (Northern Ireland) in 1992. ...


The Bravery was involved in a highly publicized feud with fellow synth band The Killers. On the day of the US release of the Bravery album, Killers frontman Brandon Flowers made criticisms on the band in a radio interview, stating that they were riding on the coat tails of The Killers' initial success [1], and that anyone who was once in a ska band could not be serious about the music they were playing now. The Bravery dismissed these charges as ridiculous, and an exchange of colourful remarks ensued, much to the delight of the UK press. The feud was heightened by the fact that the Killers and the Bravery are both signed to Island Records. The Killers are an American rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada. ... Brandon Flowers (born June 21, 1981) is the vocalist and keyboardist in the American synth rock band The Killers. ... Island Records is an American record label, owned by Universal Music Group and is operated through The Island Def Jam Music Group. ...


The Bravery played at Glastonbury Festival on 26 June 2005, following a year of success and increasing popularity. Their set was due to be aired live on BBC Three in the daytime, but had to be shown well after the watershed, as bass guitarist Mike Hindert stripped naked on stage due to the hot weather. The Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts, commonly abbreviated to Glastonbury or Glasto, is the largest[1] greenfield music and performing arts festival in the world. ... BBC Three, the successor to the similar BBC Choice, is a British television channel from the BBC broadcasting only on digital cable, terrestrial and satellite. ...


In November/December 2005 and January through March 2006, the band was the supporting act for Depeche Mode on their Touring the Angel tour of the US and UK. Following this, the Bravery relocated to Atlanta, GA to record their second album with producer Brendan O'Brien, slated for release in early '07. Depeche Mode are a band formed in 1980 in Basildon, Essex, England. ... Dave Gahan at the Hyde Park, 25. ... Brendan OBrien is a record producer who worked with many bands including Pearl Jam, Stone Temple Pilots, Kings X, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Aerosmith, The Wallflowers, Matthew Sweet, Limp Bizkit, Lifehouse, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Korn, Rage Against The Machine, The Black Crowes, Aimee Mann, Bruce Springsteen, The...


Second album (The Sun and the Moon)

In late 2006, the band played a limited number of small shows on the US East Coast and in South America to showcase new material from their 2nd album, The Sun and the Moon. They also played four full-length songs from the album when they played at the Dubai Desert Rock Festival 2007. Endicott describes the new album as a departure from the synth-heavy sound of their debut.[2] The Sun and the Moon was released on May 22. In February, the band uploaded a medley of three new songs onto their official page, with minute long clips of three new tracks due to be included on the forthcoming album. The Sun and the Moon is the upcoming second album by New York-based band The Bravery. ... Coordinates: , Emirate Dubai Government  - Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Area [1]  - Metro 4,114 km² (1,588. ... The Sun and the Moon is the upcoming second album by New York-based band The Bravery. ...


The Bravery was touring with The Cinematics and The Photo Atlas to promote the album, and will be supporting Incubus through the end of the summer. The Cinematics are a Scottish band currently based in Glasgow. ... The Photo Atlas is a dance-punk band from Denver, Colorado. ... Incubus can refer to: Incubus (demon), a demon said to rape women while they slept Incubus (band), an American alternative rock band. ...


Discography

Studio albums

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Singles

Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... An Honest Mistake was the debut single by New York City-based American indie/alternative rock band The Bravery. ... February 28 is the 59th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Billboard Hot 100 is the United States music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by Billboard magazine. ... The Pop 100 is a songs chart created in February 2005 and released weekly by Billboard magazine in the United States. ... Modern Rock Tracks is a music chart in the United States that has appeared in Billboard magazine since September 10, 1988. ... The UK Singles Chart is currently compiled by The Official UK Charts Company (OCC) on behalf of the British record industry. ... Image File history File links Fearless_-_The_Bravery. ... Fearless was the second single by New York City-based American indie/alternative rock band The Bravery. ... is the 143rd day of the year (144th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Unconditional was the third single by New York City-based American indie/alternative rock band The Bravery. ... is the 241st day of the year (242nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 600 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (900 × 900 pixel, file size: 785 KB, MIME type: image/png) Cover of The Bravery single Time Wont Let Me Go, retrieved 19 April 2007 from the iTunes Store. ... Time Wont Let Me Go is the first single from The Braverys upcoming record The Sun and the Moon. ... is the 86th day of the year (87th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is now the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...

Trivia

  • When the band appeared on Sky Sports' Soccer AM they randomly drew from a hat Wolverhampton Wanderers as a Football team to support.
  • A remix of "An Honest Mistake" was featured on the soundtrack of Burnout Revenge.
  • The song "An Honest Mistake" was also featured in the Video Game MVP Baseball 2005.
  • The Bravery-Killers feud is rapped about in a song by rapper Talib Kweli.
  • Bassist Mike Hindert has an identical twin, who also plays bass, and fronts the band "Red Hot Galactic Super Gravitational Pull".
  • The song "Fearless" is on the soundtrack of the Russian cult movie Nochnoy Dozer (Night Watch).
  • A clip from the song "Public Service Announcement" was featured in one of the commercials promoting Rescue Me's 4 Season
  • The Barenaked Ladies started a mock-feud with the Bravery during their June 2007 concert in Chicago.
  • The song "Unconditional" was featured in the video game Tony Hawk's American Wasteland.
  • The song "An Honest Mistake" was featured in the video game [True Crime: New York City].
  • The band contributed a cover of the Smashing Pumpkins song Rocket to a tribute album in July 2007.

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References

  1. ^ http://www.nme.com/news/111853.htm
  2. ^ http://www.nme.com/news/the-bravery/24886
The Bravery
Sam Endicott | John Conway | Anthony Burulcich | Michael Zakarin | Mike Hindert
Discography
Studio albums: The Bravery (2005) | The Sun and the Moon (2007)
Singles: "An Honest Mistake" (2005) | "Fearless" (2005) | "Unconditional" (2005) | "Time Won't Let Me Go" (2007)
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NodeWorks - Encyclopedia: The Bravery (152 words)
The Bravery are a United States band from New York.
Some have also made comparisons to The Killers, in fact Brandon Flowers of The Killers claims that bands like The Bravery are only riding on the coattails of their initial success.
They released their debut album, The Bravery on March 14, 2005 in the U.K (March 29, 2005 in the U.S.), following releases of "Unconditional" and "An Honest Mistake" as singles.
Bravery Awards (535 words)
Bravery awards are made in recognition of specific acts by individuals who risk their own lives in a selfless way in order to save, or attempt to save, the life of one of The Queen's subjects.
Anyone may nominate a person for a bravery award, though the majority of cases are made through official channels (police, fire service etc).
This award is granted for acts of bravery of the greatest heroism or of the most conspicuous courage in circumstances of extreme danger.
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