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While She Sleeps (WSS) started in 2006 in Sheffield, England. They had a original vocalist Jordan Widdowson and Allan Worrall (backing vocalist) which did several live shows. In 2009 they wanted to become a full-time band and Jordan Widdoson had to leave due to work commitments. With the inclusion of the new vocalist Lawrence Loz Taylor, they began writing new materials in their home studio. Their music is often cited as melodic hardcore or metalcore in short.
WSS toured extensively in UK and managed to land themselves a slot in Sonicsphere Festival in Finland in 2010. 2011 they were invited to open for Bring Me The Horizon (BMTH) in Sheffield at the O2 Academy show. After which WSS also supported BMTH for their US tours and they even won the Best New Comer Award in 2012 The Kerrang Awards.
WSS released their debut album called “This Is The Six” in 2012.They continued their touring work and played along side with bands like New Found Glory, Bury Tomorrow, The Blackout, and many others. They also performed at the Download Festival UK and went on to their first Australia tour in Aug 2012.
The band grew in popularity and by 2013 they came back to Australia’s Soundwave Festival which featured big bands like Motionless in White, Betraying the martyrs , in support for Asking Alexandria. In 2013 they also went to Vans Warped Tour in the United States.
2015 WSS released their 2nd album “Brainwashed”. They have released four singles each with a music video, namely 1) New World Torture 2) Four Walls 3)Trophies of Violence 4) Our legacy.