Benjamin Burnley
American musician
Benjamin Burnley
Benjamin Jackson Burnley IV is an American musician, best known as the lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist and primary songwriter for the band Breaking Benjamin.
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Breaking Benjamin Blow Me Away, video disponibile - Outune.net
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A dispetto della complicatissima situazione in cui la band si trova attualmente (dispute legali tra in corso Benjamin Burnley e il duo Fink-Klepaski), i Breaking Benjamin hanno reso disponibile il video animato ufficiale di “Blow Me Away“,
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Breaking Benjamin Dispute Lays Bare Dirty Laundry Behind The Scenes Of Record ... - Techdirt
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Benjamin Burnley – The group's front man put the entire controversy in motion. Essentially, Burnley was under the impression he fired fellow band members Aaron Fincke and Mark Klepaski. Stated in their Band Agreement, any internal dispute would be
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BREAKING BENJAMIN - SHALLOW BAY: THE BEST OF... (Album Review) - Kik Axe Music and Entertainment
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I can't close this one out without mentioning that included on SHALLOW BAY is a new version of Blow Me Away that features vocals by Syd Duran of VALORA and has become the center of a lawsuit pitting frontman Benjamin Burnley against his
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Breaking Benjamin Breakup Details (A Top Story) - antiMUSIC.com
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Here is the recap: (RockAAA) Breaking Benjamin singer Benjamin Burnley allegedly FIRED two of his long-term bandmates by email in a bitter row over a new recording of one of the band's hit-songs. The alternative rockers have been torn apart by the feud
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This Week in Rock: July 30 – August 5 - Rock AAA (blog)
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Another brouhaha was boiling down Wilkes-Barre way as fisticuffs commenced between Benjamin Burnley and his ex Breaking Benjamin band mates over their remixing and re-recording of a song for a greatest hits package. Burnley took the hump and fired
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Breaking Benjamin: Benjamin Burnley (il cantante) caccia due memberi della ... - Sonorika.com
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Benjamin Burnley, cantante e chitarrista dei Breaking Benjamin ha lasciato a casa il resto della band. Stando a quanto è stato scritto sul Citizen's Voice di Wilkes-Barre (città natale della band), Benjamin ha licenziato il chitarrista Aaron Fincke e
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Breaking Benjamin frontman fires bandmates over remix lawsuit - Entertainment Weekly
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According to The Citizens' Voice of Wilkes-Barre, frontman and founder Benjamin Burnley fired guitarist Aaron Fincke and bassist Mark Klepaski via e-mail as a result of a dispute over a remix of the song “Blow Me Away.” Court documents state that ... - -
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"Blow Me Away (ft Valora)" Single - TheCelebrityCafe.com
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The seven-year-gap is there because the band is currently on hiatus due to leading member Benjamin Burnley's recurring illness. That is probably why there is so little publicity over the single itself. A quick Google News search reviews no news about
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Benjamin Burnley
    THIRTIES
  • 2016
    Age 36
    However in May 2016, he and his band members travelled through ferry ship to Europe, which include places like UK, Germany & Holland and marked their first musical tour outside of US and Canada.
    More Details Hide Details Burnley also suffers from hypochondria and a fear of the dark. He says that he doesn't believe in a person's time to die and he wants to put off dying for as long as he possibly can, which is why he doesn't fly or even ride in a car unless it's necessary. He incorporates his phobias into his music on the album We Are Not Alone in the song "Break My Fall," in which a pilot is heard over the music saying, "Mayday, mayday. Request permission to land. I cannot control the plane. We are in danger of crashing.” Burnley is an avid video gamer, and conceived of the idea for Breaking Benjamin to write and record the song "Blow Me Away" for the soundtrack to Halo 2. The song "Polyamorous" is also featured on the games Run Like Hell, WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw and WWE Day of Reckoning (along with their song "Firefly"). "Diary of Jane" appears on NASCAR 07.
  • 2014
    Age 34
    On November 1, 2014, Napier gave birth to their first child, Benjamin Jackson Burnley V.
    More Details Hide Details Burnley is left-handed but performs right-handed.
  • 2010
    Age 30
    Benjamin Jackson Burnley III died on June 29, 2010, at the age of 54.
    More Details Hide Details It was firmly decided that the company be closed after Burnley III's death, because with the passing of the last of the two founders, it could never have the benefit of the combined wisdom that father and son had amassed for more than 40 years. Burnley is married to Rhiannon Burnley (née Napier).
  • TWENTIES
  • 2006
    Age 26
    Burnley has several phobias, a fact that inspired the title of their 2006 album Phobia.
    More Details Hide Details Phobias cover, which depicts a winged man hovering above the ground, represents Burnley's fear of flying, which has prevented Breaking Benjamin from touring outside the United States and Canada in the past.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1999
    Age 19
    In 1999, Ben Burnley moved back to Pennsylvania, and started a band called "Plan 9" with drummer Jeremy Hummel.
    More Details Hide Details Originally, the band was a three-piece. The lineup consisted of Ben on vocals and guitar, Jeremy on drums, and Jason Davoli on bass. Plan 9 would occasionally open for Lifer at home shows. During one show, Ben said "Thank you, we're Breaking Benjamin," thus reclaiming the name from 1998. Later on, Mark left Lifer and found himself playing bass for Breaking Benjamin. Lifer continued going through struggles, and months later, Aaron sat in for a set with Benjamin. Finally, Aaron left Lifer, and was offered a spot in Ben Burnley's band, and they became a four-piece. Burnley has lent his vocal and songwriting talents to other acts as well. He has performed numerous live duets with fellow alternative rock bands such as Three Days Grace and Evans Blue. He made a guest spot on a special remix of The Drama Club's single "Brand New Day." He also co-wrote the Red hit song "Shadows." Currently, Burnley has been collaborating with former Three Days Grace singer, Adam Gontier, Together, Burnley and Gontier have written a song titled "The End of the Day".
  • 1998
    Age 18
    In 1998, Burnley and former lead guitarist Aaron Fincke, got together (along with Nick Hoover and Chris Lightcap) and started the band "Breaking Benjamin."
    More Details Hide Details Eventually, Ben wanted to try something different and went out to California to try some new material. The other three members went on to form the band "Strangers With Candy." They recruited old friend Mark Klepaski to play bass and he joined in, and shortly after, Nick Hoover was asked to leave the band.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1978
    Age -2
    Born on March 10, 1978.
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