Sparta is an American rock band from El Paso, Texas, formed in 2001. Founding members Jim Ward (vocalist/guitarist) and Tony Hajjar (drummer) are also members of post-hardcore group At the Drive-In. Keeley Davis (guitarist) is the former frontman of Engine Down.
After the demise of their previous band, At the Drive-In, drummer Tony Hajjar and bassist Paul Hinojos got together and talked about forming a new band. Hinojos contacted former At the Drive-In guitarist and back-up vocalist Jim Ward to take the role of lead vocalist. After a brief stint with Erick Sanger, the three recruited Matt Miller, a native to El Paso and then bassist of the band Belknap to permanently fill the position of bassist, with Hinojos switching to guitar. The band then scored a deal with Dreamworks in 2001. The band released their first EP entitled Austere in early 2002 under the name SpartaЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Cut Your Ribbon [сингл]
- Sparta [макси-сингл]
- Austere [26.03.2002, сингл]
- Wiretap Scars [12.08.2002, альбом]
- Porcelain [12.07.2004, альбом]
- Threes [24.10.2006, альбом]
- Live At La Zona Rosa 3.19.04