Across Five Aprils , often abbreviated A5A , is an American post-hardcore band from Chattanooga, Tennessee. The band was formed in September 2001 and is signed to the Victory Records label. The group separates in 2008, and meets between 2010 and 2012.
The band was formed in September 2001 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The band released its first album, A Tragedy in Progress, in May 2003 at Indianola Records >>>. After this success, they play with bands like Underoath, My Chemical Romance, Norma Jean, Haste the Day, Atreyu and It Dies Today. The guitarist Jason Fields then leaves the band.
After some training changes, the group recorded their second album at Indianola, an EP titled Living in the Moment. Shortly after the release of EP, the singer Steve Taylor leaves the group and is replaced by Brandon Mullins. After Taylor's departure, bassist Jason Barry leaves as well. They shoot in the United States with The Banner, then write the album Collapse. Later, the band turns in July 2007 and signs to the label Victory Records. Across Five Aprils Releases First Album at Victory Records, Life Underwater, February 19, 2008>. The album is recorded by producer Matt Goldman of Glow in the Dark Studios in Atlanta. On September 22, 2008, Across Five Aprils announced its separation as well as a farewell tour in October and a final concert in Chattanooga on November 1, 2008.
On October 14, 2010, the original formation of Across Five Aprils announces two concerts under the name A Tragedy in Progress. They release a four-track EP entitled Going Down with the Ship at Indianola Records on January 25, 2011>. On March 31, 2012, the group meets in Pensacola, Florida.