Trapt is a rock band from Los Gatos, California, United States. The band chose their name because they felt trapped by their upper middle-class Bay Area town and privileged upbringing. The alternate spelling of "Trapped" represents their rebellious ways.The band formed in 1995 with members Chris Brown (vocalist), Simon Ormandy (guitarist), Peter Charrell (bassist), and David Stege (drummer), and recorded the albums Amalgamation and Glimpse to sell at local shows. After several rehearsal absences and negative feedback, the band decided to let David go. While attempting to find a suitable replacement, the band signed to Warner Bros. Records and began recording their debut self-titled album. The band enlisted Robin Diaz to perform drums on the record, and in turn Robin helped the band find their permanent drummer, Aaron Montgomery.
On November 22nd, 2002, the band released Trapt, along with the single "Headstrong". "Headstrong" became a fantastic hit, reaching #1 on alternative charts and #16 on pop. Follow-up singles "Still Frame" and "Echo" (with a video featuring Michelle Trachtenberg) did resp...
|years active||1995 - Present|
|origin||Los Gatos, California|
|music genre||Hard Rock, Alternative Metal, Nu Metal|
|current members|| |
Chris Brown (Trapt)