The Audition’s debut LP “Controversy Loves Company” was released through Victory in September of 2005. From January 2008- March 2010 they released three more full length albums including; their second full length LP entitled ‘Champion’ (January 2008) which made it on the Billboard 200 list, 'Self-Titled Album' (April 2009), and ‘Great Danger’ (March 2010). In January of 2009 it was announced that original bassist and founding member Joe Lussa would be leaving the band. Bass duties were handled by Tim Klepek and the band continued for this period as a four-piece. Besides playing Warped Tour in 2006, 2007, and 2008, they have also played with acts such as; The Academy Is..., Silverstein, Mae, Head Automatica, Jack's Mannequin, New Found Glory, Boys Like Girls, All Time Low, Valencia, and We The Kings. In September 2011 the band announced that their original bass player, Joe Lussa, had rejoined the band and that original guitarist, Seth Johnson, had left and is now replaced by Jimmy Lopez. The Audition was signed to Victory Records from 2005-2011 and during that time they released four magnificent albums, but those years are now behind them and they are now “on their own.” I say that in quotes because, after having completed their contract with Victory Records, they started a Kickstarter and with the help of their fans they met their goal, plus more, and were able to record their newest EP titled “Chapter ll”. While some people might disagree with bands using Kickstarter to make money off of fans, I want to believe that bands that genuinely have talent and a passion for music will use the money to their advantage and put out a record that everyone will be proud of. So let’s support The Audition as they take on “Chapter ll” of their music careers. You can now purchase it on iTunes, Amazon MP3 and other digital music services. If you haven't had a chance to read the interview I did with Danny Steven's, a few months ago, then you can read it here.