New Found Glory (formerly A New Found Glory) is an American pop punk/melodic hardcore band, formed in 1997 (see 1997 in music) in Coral Springs, Florida and currently based in California.
= New Found Glory formed in the middle of 1997 with Jordan Pundik on vocals, Chad Gilbert (formerly of hardcore band Shai Hulud) and Steve Klein on guitars, Ian Grushka on bass and Joe Moreno on drums (he was replaced by Cyrus Bolooki after their debut release). The band's name, "A New Found Glory," was thought up by Pundik and Klein while working at Red Lobster, but they later dropped the 'A' because many fans had difficulty finding their records in stores.
The band recorded their first EP called It's All About The Girls under Fiddler Records in June 1997. The band's enthuasistic live performances soon resulted in them selling out the entire pressing of this EP. Over time, the strength of the live show helped build a strong following. Their first album Nothing Gold Can Stay was released by Eulogy Recordings. A popular band at the time, Midtown heard the record and gave a copy of it to Stefanie Reines of Drive-Thru Records. She liked what s...
|origin||Coral Springs, Florida, United States|
|music genre||Rock (music)|
|current members|| Jordan Pundik|