Bloodlined Calligraphy, is a Metalcore/Thrashcore band from Ypsilanti, Michigan.
Bloodlined Calligraphy was born out of the ashes of the highly influential Ypsilanti, Michigan|Ypsilanti, Michigan, band Friction, who had dominated the local scene from 1999 to the early 2000s. Friction had seen many members in its time, however bassist Eric Cargile and drummer Matt Carter were the constants of the foundation. Guitarist Ryan Hampton joined Friction after resigning as drummer of a local band, Nobody's Heroes. After recording Say Hi To the Bad Guy with original vocalist Matthew Fleming, touring schedules forced them to recruit a close friend, Ally French, to replace Fleming on vocals. Shortly after French joined the band, they were signed to California's Facedown Records. Around this time a guitarist quit, and Hampton, who had previously quit due to family obligations, rejoined the group. They are currently awaiting the release of their second full-length LP, aptly titled Ypsilanti, and former vocalist Matthew Fleming has rejoined the fold as their full time tour manager.
Band member, Shawn Wiliams, returned to the band in late Summer 2006 while the ban...
|years active||1999 - present|
|music genre|| Metalcore|
|current members|| Ally French|
|past members|| Matt Fleming|