I Killed the Queen Prom is an Australian metalcore band from Adelaide, South Australia. The band has consistently toured extensively in Australia, the United States, Japan and Europe. Since its launch, the band has released three studio albums, When Goodbye Means Forever ... (2003), Music for the Recently Deceased (2006) and Beloved (2014).
The band split in April 2007 when Weinhofen joined the American group Bleeding Through and Peters founded the hardcore punk band Deez Nuts. I Killed the Prom Queen is forming again for a tour in mid-2008, and for the release of a live album and DVD, "Sleepless Nights and City Lights" < / span>, which reached the top 50. In May 2011, the group is formed again for the Destroy Music Tour and announces their project of a third studio album.
Killed the Prom Queen was formed in the city of Adelaide, South Australia in late 2000, with a line-up composed of Ben Engel on bass, Simon O'Gorman on guitar, JJ Peters (Josef John W Peters) > on drums, Austin H on vocals, and Jona Weinhofen on guitar>. Peters, Weinhofen and bassist Leaton Rose were previously members of a small local group called Band Cur>. At the beginning of 2000, Weinhofen left Cur to form The Fall of Troy with singer Michael Crafter, then he formed I Killed the Prom Queen. Originally named The Rubiks Equation, then briefly Child Left Burning, the group's first performance takes place at the Reynella Youth Enterprise Center in late 2001>. The next year, Crafter joins the vocals, and shortly after Rose replaces Engel on bass.
Members of the band are influenced by hardcore bands from the 1990s including Poison the Well, Converge, Hatebreed, Earth Crisis, and Swedish melodic death metal bands like At the Gates, Soilwork and In Flames. At the end of 2001 and the beginning of 2002, the band released an extended play of four songs entitled "Choose to Love, Live or Die", produced by Paul Degasperi and group itself; in addition to guitar pieces made by Cain Kapetanakis>. It had to basically contain five songs, but a computer bug eliminated the fifth. In 2002, he appeared at 618 Recordingset and reappears at the label Final Prayer Records distributed by Missing Link Records >>>. As a result, O'Gorman left the band to join Day of Contempt, and Kevin Cameron joined them as guitarist.