Sevendust is an American heavy metal lineup from Atlanta, Georgia. The ensemble was formed in 1994 by bass player Vince Hornsby, drummer Morgan Rose and guitar player John Connolly. After their first demo, lead singer Lajon Witherspoon and guitar player Clint Lowery joined the group. not long after a few name changes, the members settled on the name Sevendust and released their self-titled debut on April 15, 1997.
Since formation, Sevendust have released eight studio albums, acquired charting success and gold sales certifications. Their eighth studio album, titled Cold Day Memory, was released on April 20, 2010. They have also re-released their self-titled debut record as Sevendust: Definitive Edition which contains five new tracks and a DVD.