Their original name was "Inharmonic", that was quickly changed to "Counting the Days", and finally to "Architects" after a couple of years.
So far, they have put out six studio albums and one split EP with "Dead Swans".
The debut album Nightmares, was in 2006 through In at the Deep End records, following the departure of the original vocalist, Matt Johnson, Sam Carter joined the band and made his first appearance on Architects' second album Ruin, which was released in 2007 through United By Fate records.
2009 saw therelease of Hollow Crown via Century Media records.
Album number four was The Here And Now, came out during 2011, which showed the band taking a step in the direction of a more melodic "Post Hardcore" sound, this album earned the band a fair amount of critical acclaim, but was didn't seem to be liked by their fanbase.
The year after, they went back towards their more original sound, with album number five, Daybreaker, which featured more politicised lyrics as opposed to the violent and comedic lyrics prominent throughout their older work.
Album number six, Lost Forever // Lost Together, hit the public in 2014 via Epitaph Records.
The Architects are currently all supporting a vegan lifestyle, they choose this path after watching a number of documentaries on the subject.
They are also promoters of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, with Carter being one of its British ambassadors.
1) 2006 - Nightmares
2) 2007 - Ruin
3) 2009 - Hollow Crown
4) 2011 - The Here and Now
5) 2012 - Daybreaker
6) 2014 - Lost Forever // Lost Together
7) 2016 - All of Our Gods Have Abandoned Us
Members Name Check
- Tom Searle – lead guitar (2004–present)
- Dan Searle – drums (2004–present)
- Sam Carter – vocals (2007–present)
- Alex Dean – bass guitar (2006–2011, 2011–present)
- Adam Christianson – rhythm guitar (2015–present; touring 2012, 2014–2015)
- Tim Lucas – bass guitar (2004–2006)
- Matt Johnson – vocals (2004–2007)
- Tim Hillier-Brook – rhythm guitar (2004–2012)
- Casey Lagos – bass (2011)
- Bobby Daniels – bass (2011)
- Josh Middleton – rhythm guitar (2012)
- Morgan Sinclair – rhythm guitar (2013)