The Usedwhich also includes guitarist Quinn Allman, bassist Jeph Howard and drummer Dan Whitesides (who replaced original drummer Branden Steineckert in 2006)formed in Orem, Utah in 2001, signing to Reprise Records that same year. Championed by producer and collaborator John Feldmann, the band issued their gold-certified Self-Titled debut in 2002, quickly cementing the Used as leaders among the post-hardcore elite, thanks in part to unforgettable singles like Box Full of Sharp Objects, The Taste of Ink and Buried Myself Alive. The band then released the CD/DVD combo Maybe Memories in 2003, now certified platinum, featuring B-sides, live cuts, demos and unreleased tracks, while still another gold record followed2004s In Love And Deathspawning singles Take It Away, All That Ive Got and I Caught Fire.
After Steineckerts 2006 departure, the band regrouped and issued 2007s Lies For The Liars, hitting #5 on the Billboard Top 200, later naming Whitesides as their permanent drummer. The retooled outfits newfound solidarity led to 2009s Artwork, which peaked at #10 on the Billboard Top 200, and featured Whitesides on the recordings for the first time. As if that werent enough to keep a band busy, since 2001 the Used has also destroyed countless stages the world over, touring with a whos who of modern rock and heavy music contemporaries, and have been featured acts at major festivals like Warped Tour, Taste of Chaos, Ozzfest, Projekt Revolution and the UKs Reading and Leeds festivals.
Source: Artist Site