One of the quintessential underground bands of the early millennium, Coliseum was founded in 2003 by singer, guitarist, and primary songwriter Ryan Patterson. After releasing their debut album in 2004, Coliseum blazed an unrelenting trail of scorched earth across the globe playing just shy of 1000 shows and releasing five full-length albums. Coliseum went on indefinite hiatus in late 2015 not long after releasing their fifth album, Anxiety’s Kiss.

In the years since the hiatus, the three members of Coliseum – Patterson, bassist Kayhan Vaziri, and drummer Carter Wilson – focused on their separate current bands. Patterson went on to form post-punk group Fotocrime, Vaziri continued with grind metal act Yautja, and Wilson fronts slowcore […]



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