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Breaking Benjamin

Pennsylvania natives Breaking Benjamin, named after founder and lead singer Ben Burnley, play a brand of metal-tinged alternative rock that came to define the sound of mainstream rock in the early 2000s. Indebted equally to the minor-chord dirges of first-wave grunge rockers like Alice in Chains and the pyrotechnic bombast of vintage arena rock, Breaking Benjamin became one of the most popular rock bands in the United States, scoring a number one with the single "Breath" in 2007. Two of their albums, 2004's We Are Not Alone and 2006's Phobia, have been certified platinum in the U.S.

In late 2000, guitarist Aaron Fink and bassist Mark James Klepaski made a surprising and unexpected decision: they left Lifer, an alternative metal band that was signed to Universal and was gaining commercial acceptance. Fink and Klepaski departed Lifer (which was originally called Strangers with Candy) so that they could join forces with singer Ben Burnley and drummer Jeremy Hummel and form Breaking Benjamin. Why would Fink and Klepaski leave a band that had a contract with Universal to form a new alt-rock band that, at the time, was unsigned? According to Breaking Benjamin's press releases, the ex-members of Lifer had so much faith in Burnley's songwriting talents that they were willing to take a gamble and uproot themselves. So in late 2000, Breaking Benjamin got started with a four-man lineup that consisted of Burnley on lead vocals and rhythm guitar, Fink on lead guitar, Klepaski on bass, and Hummel on drums. Breaking Benjamin wasn't the first time that Fink had worked with Burnley; he had known the singer since high school. All four members of the band are from Wilkes-Barre, a small town in northeastern Pennsylvania.

When Breaking Benjamin started playing around Wilkes-Barre, they were far from a carbon copy of Lifer -- instead, they favored a radio-friendly post-grunge approach that was aggressive and forceful yet melodic. The band's various influences included, among others, Live, Bush, Pearl Jam, Stone Temple Pilots, and Nirvana. Burnley has been quoted as saying that at age 14 he taught himself to play guitar by listening to Nirvana's seminal 1991 release Nevermind over and over. Korn and Tool have also been cited as influences, but unlike Korn, Breaking Benjamin doesn't have strong hip-hop leanings and isn't quite alt-metal -- hard alt-rock, certainly, but not quite alt-metal. That isn't to say that Breaking Benjamin haven't been influenced by certain aspects of Korn's sound. The Pennsylvanians do incorporate the sort of choppy, downtuned guitars that are quite prevalent in alt-metal, and even though Breaking Benjamin have a lot in common with post-grunge bands like Creed, Default, Cinema8, and Third Eye Blind, they tend to be a bit heavier.

In 2001, Breaking Benjamin's Wilkes-Barre gigs caught the attention of a local radio DJ named Freddie Fabbri, who was an on-air personality at alt-rock station WBSX-FM. Fabbri put their song "Polyamorous" in rotation, and he also financed the recording of their self-titled debut EP -- which, in 2001, ended up selling about 2,000 copies in and around Wilkes-Barre. It was also in 2001 that Breaking Benjamin signed with Hollywood Records, which united the band with Ulrich Wild (a busy producer/engineer who had worked with Powerman 5000, Stabbing Westward, White Zombie, Static-X, Pantera, Slipknot, and quite a few others). Wild served as both producer and engineer on Breaking Benjamin's first full-length album, Saturate, which Hollywood released in August 2002. We Are Not Alone followed two years later, complete with a few collaborations with Billy Corgan; the band landed a primo spot on the Evanescence tour in support of the effort, as three of the album's singles made their way onto the Billboard charts ("So Cold" and "Sooner or Later" both peaked at number two in Mainstream Rock).

Breaking Benjamin issued their third album, Phobia, in August 2006 before heading out on nationwide headlining dates with Evans Blue and Dropping Daylight in tow. The album featured new drummer Chad Szeliga and was spearheaded by the single "The Diary of Jane," which quickly heated up airwaves and helped the album debut at number two on the Billboard charts. Phobia was reissued that fall with additional bonus tracks, while the band continued touring alongside Godsmack. After the tour, Breaking Benjamin dove back into the studio to begin work on their fourth full-length. The resulting Dear Agony, fueled by the first single "I Will Not Bow," arrived in the summer of 2009. More touring followed, including legs with Three Days Grace and Nickelback, before Burnley announced a hiatus due to alcoholism-related health issues. Ensuing legal disputes within the band led to Fink and Klepaski being fired just before a collection, Shallow Bay: The Best of Breaking Benjamin, was released in 2011. Szeliga exited the band in 2013. The following year, Burnley confirmed that Breaking Benjamin would continue as a quintet, and in June of 2015 they released their first album of new material in six years, Dark Before Dawn, with Burnley (who also produced), guitarists Jasen Rauch and Keith Wallen, bassist Aaron Bruch, and drummer Shaun Foist. With a notably similar sound to prior releases, its lead single, "Failure," cracked the Billboard Hot 100 and hit number one on the Mainstream Rock Songs chart. The album became their first American chart-topper. ~ Alex Henderson
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Selected Discography

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Track List: Dark Before Dawn

1. Dark

2. Failure

3. Angels Fall

4. Breaking The Silence

5. Hollow

6. Close To Heaven

7. Bury Me Alive

8. Never Again

9. The Great Divide

10. Ashes Of Eden

11. Defeated

12. Dawn

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Track List: Failure (Single)

1. Failure

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Track List: Shallow Bay: The Best Of Breaking Benjamin

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Track List: Shallow Bay: The Best Of Breaking Benjamin (Clean)

1. Polyamorous

2. Skin

3. Medicate

4. So Cold

5. Sooner Or Later

6. Rain

7. The Diary Of Jane

8. Breath

9. Until The End

10. I Will Not Bow

11. Lights Out

12. Give Me A Sign

13. Blow Me Away - Featuring Valora

14. Water

15. Had Enough

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Track List: Shallow Bay: The Best Of Breaking Benjamin Deluxe Edition (Explicit)

Disc 1

1. Polyamorous

2. Skin

3. Medicate

4. So Cold

5. Sooner Or Later

6. Rain

7. The Diary Of Jane

8. Breath

9. Until The End

10. I Will Not Bow

11. Lights Out

12. Give Me A Sign

13. Blow Me Away - Featuring Valora

Disc 2

1. Ordinary Man

2. Water

3. Who Wants To Live Forever

4. I Will Not Bow

5. Better Days

6. Polyamorous

7. Lie To Me

8. Lady Bug

9. Enjoy The Silence

10. Until The End

11. Breath

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Track List: Blow Me Away (Single)

1. Blow Me Away

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Track List: Dear Agony (Radio Single)

1. Dear Agony

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Track List: Dear Agony

1. Fade Away

2. I Will Not Bow

3. Crawl

4. Give Me A Sign

5. Hopeless

6. What Lies Beneath

7. Anthem Of The Angels

8. Lights Out

9. Dear Agony

10. Into The Nothing

11. Without You

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Track List: Breaking Benjamin: Digital Box Set (Explicit)

Disc 1

1. Wish I May

2. Medicate

3. Polyamorous

4. Skin

5. Natural Life

6. Next To Nothing

7. Water

8. Home

9. Phase

10. No Games

11. Sugarcoat

12. Shallow Bay

13. Forever

Disc 2

1. So Cold (Remix)

2. Simple Design

3. Follow

4. Firefly

5. Break My Fall

6. Forget It

7. Sooner Or Later

8. Breakdown

9. Away

10. Believe

11. Rain

12. Rain (Alternate Single Version)

Disc 3

1. Intro

2. The Diary Of Jane

3. Breath

4. You

5. Evil Angel

6. Until The End

7. Dance With The Devil

8. Topless

9. Here We Are

10. Unknown Soldier

11. Had Enough

12. You Fight Me

13. Outro

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Track List: Phobia (Clean Version)

1. Intro

2. The Diary Of Jane

3. Breath

4. You

5. Evil Angel

6. Until The End

7. Dance With The Devil

8. Topless

9. Here We Are

10. Unknown Soldier

11. Had Enough

12. You Fight Me

13. Outro

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Track List: Phobia (Explicit)

1. Intro

2. The Diary Of Jane

3. Breath

4. You

5. Evil Angel

6. Until The End

7. Dance With The Devil

8. Topless

9. Here We Are

10. Unknown Soldier

11. Had Enough

12. You Fight Me

13. Outro

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Track List: The Diary Of Jane

1. The Diary Of Jane

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Track List: Phobia

1. Intro

2. The Diary Of Jane (Single Version)

3. Breath

4. You

5. Evil Angel

6. Until The End

7. Dance With The Devil

8. Topless

9. Here We Are

10. Unknown Soldier

11. Had Enough

12. You Fight Me

13. Outro

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Track List: So Cold EP

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Track List: We Are Not Alone

1. So Cold (Remix)

2. Simple Design

3. Follow (Radio Edit)

4. Firefly

5. Break My Fall

6. Forget It

7. Sooner Or Later

8. Breakdown

9. Away

10. Believe

11. Rain

12. Rain (Alternate Single Version)

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Track List: Saturate

1. Wish I May

2. Medicate

3. Polyamorous

4. Skin

5. Natural Life

6. Next To Nothing

7. Water

8. Home

9. Phase

10. No Games

11. Sugarcoat

12. Shallow Bay

13. (unnamed)

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Track List: Lights Out (CD Single)

1. Lights Out

2. Lights Out

3. Lights Out

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Track List: Lights Out (Radio Single)

1. Lights Out

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I like the new band, But like the 4 piece better. Bring back the boys Ben
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*weed
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Saw them with Korn a little while back. Effen awesome!!!
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favorite band of all time.. after i heard i will not bow i was hooked
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I never heard of until the end before. Catchy song though.
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You will be missed on the nearest Friday by the love of you love. Now that you started reading this don't stop. This is so freaky but if you ignore it you'll have bad luck. Post this in 10 songs in the next 143 minutes when your done press the space bar and your crushes name will appear on the screen, this is freaky. It actually works.
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How bout fixing Enjambment?
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I love this song!!!
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You will be missed on the nearest Friday by the love of you love. Now that you started reading this don't stop. This is so freaky but if you ignore it you'll have bad luck. Post this in 10 songs in the next 143 minutes when your done press the space bar and your crushes name will appear on the screen, this is freaky. It actually works.
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Sick song and band !!
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I LOVE THE SONG AND THE BAND
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Awsome music
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they are pretty good i like the music by them that i have heard!
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poopies!!
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They are awesome
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They're awesome❤️
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They are cool
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Pandora is trying to play Dreams from the Cranberries on my Candlebox Station does anybody else see anything wrong with this?
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Say mermaid 5 times and don't talk till you post this on 5 more songs
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ben Franklin is the founder /(°0°)\

mind blown
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Benjamin franklin
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james king me cheek yours radio free energy flyer bull crap tuners
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The diary of Jane. I will NOT bow.
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Don't read this. You will be kissed on the nearest Friday. Tomorrow will be the best day of your life. Now that you started reading don't stop this is so creepy. But if you ignore this you will have bad luck. Post this on 15 songs in 143 minutes. When you are done press the space bar on your screen and your crushes name will appear in big letters this is so freaky it actually works.
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I read it

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Fu(king love them
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Rock out with your c**k out !!!!
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suck three dicks and check your voice
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My favorite song by these guys and of all time is until the end some of my other favs are close to heaven Angels fall follow and had. Enough best band ever of all time without a doubt
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Plz follow for a follow
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U HAD TO HAVE IT ALL!! WELL HAVE U HAD ENOUGH! U GREEDY LIL B**TARD U ... WHO GET WHAT U DESERVE! WHEN ALL IS SAID AND DONE! I WILL BE THE ONE ! TO LEAVE U IN YOUR MISERY AND HATE WHAT YOU'VE BECOME !!

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I agree with the song had enough! Follow for a follow ❤
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My absolute favorite band! <3
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