In This Moment is an American metalcore band from Los Angeles, California, formed by singer Maria Brink and guitarist Chris Howorth in 2005. They found drummer Jeff Fabb and started the band as Dying Star. Unhappy with their musical direction, they changed their name to In This Moment and gained two band members, guitarist Blake Bunzel and bassist Josh Newell. In late 2005, bassist Newell left the band and was replaced by Pascual Romero, who in turn was quickly replaced by Jesse Landry.
Their debut album, Beautiful Tragedy, was released in 2007. Their follow up, titled The Dreamwas released the following year debuting at number 73 on the Billboard 200. The band’s third album, A Star-Crossed Wasteland was released in 2010, and their fourth album titled Bloodwas released in August 2012 and debuted at number 15. Their fifth album titled Black Widowwas released in November 2014 and debuted at number 8, their highest position in the charts to date. Their next album titled Ritual is scheduled to be released on July 21, 2017 by Atlantic in conjunction with Roadrunner Records..
The band’s line up has changed several times. Landry was replaced by Kyle Konkiel in 2009 and Konkiel was replaced by Travis Johnson in 2010. Jeff Fabb and Blake Bunzel left the band in 2011, and were replaced by Tom Hane and Randy Weitzel respectively. In March 2016, drummer Tom Hane announced his departure from the band and was replaced by Kent Diimmel, formerly of 3 By Design.