Based away of Costa Mesa, California, hard-hitting, Steinbeck-loving metalcore outfit Of Mice & Men had been formed in ’09 2009 in Columbus, Ohio by Assault Assault! vocalist Austin Carlile and New Zealand-bred bass participant Jaxin Hall. Having a revolving cast of players offering Carlile (lead vocals), Alan Ashby (tempo acoustic guitar), Phil Manansala (lead acoustic guitar), Aaron Pauley (bass, vocals), and Valentino Arteaga (drums), the music group released its eponymous debut long-player through Rise Information this year 2010. Their sophomore work, The Flood, fallen in 2011, having a luxurious reissue carrying out a 12 months later. The music group earned David Bendeth (Beartooth, Bring Me the Horizon, Crossfaith) to create third LP Repairing Force, that was released in 2014. Their 1st live documenting, Live at Brixton, made an appearance in-may 2016. Their 4th studio effort, Chilly World, arrived later on that 12 months, peaking in the Best 40. On Dec 30, 2016, Carlile announced that he’d part ways using the band because of continued complications due to his struggles having a rare hereditary disorder.