Demon Hunter is an American Christian metalcore band, originally from Seattle, Washington D.C. It was formed in 2000 by brothers Don Clark and Ryan Clark. All members of the group are Christians, and express their faith in Jesus Christ in a large majority of their texts. Of the two founding brothers, only one is still active with the group, Don Clark having stopped to take care of his family. Since its inception, Demon Hunter has released seven studio albums, a dozen singles, and has more than 500,000 sales to his credit.
Demon Hunter appears on the soundtrack of Killing Floor 2 (Only some music, instrumental version or with speech available), a video game shoot 'em up whose goal is to eliminate waves of zombies in cooperation (or solo). Demon Hunter's musical selections (as well as other similar bands) are broadcast during the fighting.
Demon Hunter is initially formed by the Clarks brothers, who are inspired by Coalesce and Neurosis. As a teenager, Ryan was a former guitarist in the hardcore punk band Focal Point, which has an album at the Tooth & Nail / Solid State labels. Demon Hunter appears on the compilation This is Solid State Vol. 3 with his first song in 2002. The homonymous album of Demon Hunter is published in October 2002 at Solid State Records>. Ryan and Don write the songs, and then recruit Jesse Sprinkle, a former member of Poor Old Lu, for the drums.
Demon Hunter returns to the studio to record his second album, Summer of Darkness , with McCaddon and Jesse. Summer of Darkness is published May 4, 2004, and is a modest success that propels Demon Hunter into the scene, and comes with a clip of the song Not Ready to Die aired on Headbanger's Ball on MTV2 >>> and on Fuse TV. The album features singer Mike Williams of The Agony Scene on Beheaded , Brock Lindow of 36 Crazyfists on Beauty Through The Eyes of a Predator , Killswitch's Howard Jones Engages on "Our Faces Fall Apart" and Trevor McNevan Thousand Foot Krutch on Coffin Builder .