The Starting Line is an American pop-punk band based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that formed in 1999.
In 1999, the band that would become The Starting Line was initiated in Churchville, Pennsylvania via an e-mail from guitarist Matt Watts to vocalist/bassist Kenny Vasoli. It asked if the then fourteen-year-old Vasoli, who was at that time in a band called Smash Adams, was interested in "Jamming and shit", as the message title read. Only a few weeks later, Vasoli found himself rehearsing with his future band-mates Watts, guitarist Mike Golla and drummer Tom Gryskewicz. That year, Smash Adams released a tape, Batteries Not Included. It had 7 songs, of which only 4 were mastered. One song from that tape was incorporated into another bands work, 5 Days Ahead. They used a Smash Adams song, Kathleen, in an intro that was set inside of a car with two people talking. It was playing faintlyЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Based on a True Story Tour Sampler [макси-сингл]
- The Starting Line [альбом]
- The Jimmy Tuesday Band / Sunday Drive / The Commercials [2000, альбом]
- With Hopes of Starting Over [17.07.2001, макси-сингл]
- Say It Like You Mean It [22.07.2002, альбом]
- The Make Yourself at Home EP [25.11.2003, макси-сингл]
- Based on a True Story [10.05.2005, альбом]
- Island (Float Away) [2007, сингл]
- Direction [31.07.2007, альбом]
- Anyways [19.02.2016, макси-сингл]
- Warped Tour Bootleg Series 
- Somebody's Gonna Miss Us 
- The Early Years [31.10.2012, сборник]