Welcome to my A2 Media Studies Blog. The brief is: to produce a music video, a digipak cover, and magazine advert for the digipak. Throughout the course we will be learning about conventions (general and genre specific) used for each of these products.

Sunday, 27 November 2011

RM - Bring Me The Horizon Research

Bring Me The Horizon
Bring Me The Horizon are a British metalcore band. The band formed in 2004, the group consists Oliver Sykes (Lead Vocalist), Lee Malia (Lead Guitarist), Curtis Ward (rhythm guitarist), Matt Kean (bassist) and Matt Nicholls (Drummer). However Ward left the group in 2009 and was replaced by Jona Weinhofen. The band are currently signed to three different record labels Visible Noise Records (UK), Epitaph Records (USA) and Shock Records (Australia). Bring Me The Horizon have currently released three studio albums: Count Your Blessings (2006), Suicide Season (2008) and There Is a Hell, Believe Me I've Seen It. There Is a Heaven, Let's Keep It a Secret. (2010).

Count Your Blessings was the band's debut album released in 2006 in the UK, however it was released a year later in America. Only two songs were released as singles from this album, these were called: Pray for Plagues and For Stevie Wonder's Eyes Only (Braille). The artwork for the album is pictured on the left.

Pray for Plagues

For Stevie Wonder's Eyes Only (Braille)

Suicide Season was the band's second album released in 2008. This album shows a music change from their previous album Count Your Blessings. This album was also the last album to feature Curtis Ward. A year after the original album release the band re-released the same album however remixes of the songs. This album was called Suicide Season: Cut Up! From this album four singles were released including: The Comedown, Chelsea Smile, Diamonds Aren't Forever and The Sadness Will Never End. The artwork for this album is pictured on the right.

The Comedown

Chelsea Smile

Diamonds Aren't Forever

The Sadness Will Never End.

There Is a Hell, Believe Me I've Seen It. There Is a Heaven, Let's Keep It a Secret. was their latest album released in 2010. The album had five singles released from it, including: It Never Ends, Anthem, Blessed with a Curse, Visions and Alligator Blood. The artwork for this album is pictured on the left.

It Never Ends

AnthemBlessed with a Curse


Alligator Blood

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