Between the Buried and Me, often abbreviated as BTBAM, is an American progressive metal band from Raleigh, North Carolina. Formed in 2000, the band consists of Tommy Giles Rogers Jr. (lead vocals, keyboards), Paul Waggoner (lead guitar, backing vocals), Dustie Waring (rhythm guitar, lead guitar), Dan Briggs (bass, keyboards), and Blake Richardson (drums).
Their debut eponymous album was released through Lifeforce Records in 2002, shifting to Victory Records for subsequent releases until their signing to Metal Blade in 2011, where Between the Buried and Me released their first extended play, The Parallax: Hypersleep Dialogues that year, and its full-length follow-up The Parallax II: Future Sequence the following year. Their seventh studio album, Coma Ecliptic, was released in 2015. Their eighth album Automata I was released March 9, 2018, and their ninth album, Automata II, was released July 13, 2018. Their tenth album, Colors II (a follow up to 2007’s Colors), will be scheduled for release on August 20, 2021.
|Current membersTommy Giles Rogers – lead vocals, keyboards (2000–present)Paul Waggoner – lead guitar, backing vocals, additional lead vocals (2000–present)Dustie Waring – rhythm guitar, additional lead guitar (2005–present)Dan Briggs – bass (2005–present), keyboards (2011–present), backing vocals (2005–2008)Blake Richardson – drums (2005–present)||Former membersJason Schofield King – bass (2000–2004)Will Goodyear – drums, clean vocals (2000–2002)Marc Duncan – rhythm guitar (2000)Nicholas Shawn Fletcher – rhythm guitar (2000–2003)Michael Howard Reig – drums (2002–2003)Mark Castillo – drums (2003–2004)Shane Blay – rhythm guitar (2004)Jason Roe – drums (2004-2005)Kevin Falk – bass (2004–2005)|
- Between the Buried and Me (2002)
- The Silent Circus (2003)
- Alaska (2005)
- Colors (2007)
- The Great Misdirect (2009)
- The Parallax II: Future Sequence (2012)
- Coma Ecliptic (2015)
- Automata I (2018)
- Automata II (2018)
- Colors II (2021)