Saturday, April 15: Tig’s Rock Birthdays
Happy Birthday today (April 15) to frontman Philip Labonte of All That Remains. He’s 42. Also celebrating today is singer Phil Mogg of UFO (69).
Philip Labonte is best known as the frontman for metal band All That Remains. He is also the former lead singer of Shadows Fall and was the touring vocalist for Killswitch Engage in 2010. Band influences include His Metallica, Iron Maiden, Pantera, King Diamond, Hatebreed, and Cannibal Corpse. Labonte has also cited a lot of 80’s hair metal bands as influences. All That Remains formed out of Springfield, Massachusetts in 1998 and have released seven studio albums. The current lineup consists of Labonte on vocals, guitarists Oli Herbert and Mike Martin, bassist Aaron Patrick, and drummer Jason Costa. The band’s last album was 2015’s The Order of Things.
In 2016, Philip Labonte filled in for Ivan Moody in Five Finger Death Punch and helped the band finish their tour. A new album called Madness is due out April 28. Cheers to Philip Labonte on his birthday!
I had a chance to speak to Philip Labonte last year when the band made a stop at Rock’n Derby in Schaghticoke NY (outside of Albany). Check out the full interview below. For more on All That Remains, check out their official website here.