Glass Cloud biography
Glass Cloud is an American progressive metalcore band from Hampton, Virginia formed in 2011 by Jerry Roush, Joshua Travis, Travis Sykes, and Chad Hasty in late 2011. Lead vocalist Roush was formerly the vocalist of Sky Eats Airplane and Of Mice & Men, while Joshua Travis was also the guitarist for the djent band The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza until 2012.The band released their debut album, The Royal Thousand on July 10 on Equal Vision Records.
Jerry Roush had been talking about a new project entitled Glass Cloud for months on his personal Formspring and Twitter accounts. In November 2011, It was announced by Roush on the Glass Cloud YouTube account that the members would include bassist Travis Sykes, and drummer Chad Hasty, both childhood friends of Roush who both graduated from Berklee College of Music. The band's guitarist was kept as a secret until later, when it was announced Joshua Travis from The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza. It was announced December, 2011 that Equal Vision Records had signed the band and they were currently in the studio, recording their debut album, The Royal Thousand, set for a late spring/early summer release.
The band released their first single, White Flag, on YouTube March 2. The band played their first show at Never Say Never Festival in Mission, Texas March 13, 2011. Their setlist included their recently released single, White Flag, and other unreleased songs from their upcoming album. Shortly after Never Say Never, the band released the singles White Flag and Counting Sheep from their upcoming debut album on a double single entitled "Glass Cloud - Single" on iTunes. In April, it was announced Glass Cloud would be participating in the Scream It Like You Mean It 2012 tour that summer with bands like Attack Attack!, We Came As Romans, The Acacia Strain, Oceano, and others. July 3 the band's debut album, The Royal Thousand was finally released and Glass Cloud had their CD release show in their hometown. The band is currently on the Scream it Like You Mean it Tour and it was recently announced they would be participating in the 2012 Alternative Press Tour in the fall.
Jerry Roush - Vocals
Travis Sykes - Bass
Chad Hasty - Drums
Joshua Travis - Guitar