Biography by James Christopher Monger
Artist Biography by James Christopher Monger
Increasing through the Nevada wilderness in the late 2000s, rock ensemble envision Dragons quickly became very popular US bands of this 2010s, with their mixture of arena-rock energy and catchy pop choruses radio airplay that is dominating. Winning their first Grammy Award in 2014 for the diamond-certified worldwide smash “Radioactive” from their debut album, Night Visions, envision Dragons remained near the the surface of the maps for much of the 2010s, topping the Billboard 200 with 2015’s Smoke + Mirrors. As their percussion-heavy sound shifted more toward radio-friendly, stadium-ready anthems, they secured global favor with 2017’s Grammy-nominated Evolve, which delivered a trio of multi-platinum singles, “Believer,” “Thunder,” and “Whatever It Takes.” Heading in to the next decade the band circulated the 2021 singles “Follow You” and “Cutthroat.”
The Las Vegas-based group had its genesis in Provo, Utah, where vocalist Dan Reynolds came across drummer Andrew Tolman as the two went to Brigham Young University. Last year, the group, which by this time included guitarist Daniel Wayne Sermon, bass player Ben McKee, and Tolman’s spouse Brittany Tolman on tips and supporting vocals, had made a title for it self regionally and relocated to Reynolds’ hometown of Las Vegas to record a pair of well-received EPs (Just picture Dragons and Hell and Silence) during the Killers’ Battle Born Studios. a 3rd EP, It’s Time, arrived the year that is following helped secure the team an archive deal with Interscope. The Tolmans parted means because of the group before the Interscope deal, and Daniel Platzman t k over on drums.
In 2012, envision Dragons hit it big aided by the Continued Silence EP and their debut long-player, Night Visions, the latter of which debuted at the number two i’m all over this the Billboard 200 and landed the group multiple awards — it later went double platinum in the U.S., largely in the smash success of the Grammy-winning hit “Radioactive,” which became the biggest-ever digital stone track in America. During 2013, two other hits adopted “Demons” in the U.S. and “together with the global World” somewhere else. The group invested the bulk of 2014 completing its 2nd record album. Co-produced by Alex da Kid, Smoke + Mirrors arrived in February 2015 and debuted at number one, buoyed by the singles “I Bet My Life” and “Shots.” The band toured usually between June of 2015 and February of 2016, s ner or later releasing the concert set Smoke + Mirrors reside, recorded in 2015 at a sold-out Air Canada Centre in Toronto.
They t k a well-deserved break in 2016, making just a few sporadic forays into the studio to record three songs for soundtracks “Not now” for me personally Before You, “Sucker for Pain” for Suicide Squad, and “Levitate” for Passengers. Just picture Dragons additionally recorded tracks due to their proper that is third album releasing the lead single “Believer” in January 2017. The album, entitled Evolve, was released that June. As the title advised, it saw the musical organization continuing to alter, emphasizing EDM-flavored pop and positive attitudes that translated to the hit singles “Whatever It Takes” and “Thunder.” In early 2018, the band teamed up with R&B singer Khalid for the mashup of their respective hits “Thunder” and “Young Dumb & Broke.” That summer time, they released “Natural,” which was 1st single from their album that is fourth. Showing up in 2018, Origins found the band working again with Jayson DeZuzio and Alex Da Kid, along with a host of newer producers november. In March of 2021, the group issued a set of singles, “Cutthroat” and “Follow You,” and announced the release that is impending of 5th record.