Who is As Blood Runs Black?
As Blood Runs Black was formed in 2003, and they are from Los Angeles, California. The original band members were Louie Ruvalcaba and Enrique Martin, Jr. on vocals, Kyle Hasenstaab and Bijon Roybal on guitar, Richard Reyes on bass, and Hector de Santiago on drums. By the time As Blood Runs Black released their first album, Allegiance, in 2006, the band had many lineup changes. Chris Blair was the vocalist at this time, along with Ernie Flores on guitar, Nick Stewart on bass, and Hector de Santiago on drums. Hector de Santiago left As Blood Runs Black for a couple of years but rejoined in 2009. Chris Blair left the band, and there were a couple vocalist changes until Sonic Garcia stepped in 2010. Greg Kirkpatrick joined to play rhythm guitar, and Ernie Flores left the band, and he was replaced with Dan Sugarman in 2010. As Blood Runs Black released their second album, Instinct, in 2011. Sonik Garcia left the band in 2012, and Christopher Bartholomew joined on vocals. As Blood Runs Black released their third studio album, Ground Zero, in 2014. Dan Sugarman left the band in 2016.