The Audition is a pop punk band from Chicago, Illinois. The band is composed of singer Danny Stevens, drummer Ryan O’Connor, guitarists Seth Johnson and Timmy Klepek and bassist Joe Lussa. The band’s first release was a six track EP titled All In Your Head. In early 2005, they signed to record label Victory Records and released their debut album, titled Controversy Loves Company. In early January 2008 they released their second studio album Champion. On April 28, 2009 they released their third studio album Self-Titled Album. Their latest full-length album Great Danger was released on March 16, 2010.
The Audition released a new EP titled Chapter II - EP on February 14, 2012—their first new music since leaving Victory Records.
The original members reunited in 2018 and are set to play three dates on The UK festival, Slam Dunk.