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Protest the Hero Biography

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Birth Place: Whitby
Years Active: 1999–present
Genres: Progressive Metal, Mathcore

Protest the Hero is a Canadian progressive metal band from Whitby, Ontario. The Protest line-up has stayed the same since the band formed in 1999, when they were 14 years old. They originally used the name Happy Go Lucky, but changed their name before releasing their first EP, ''A Calculated Use of Sound'' which was followed by the release of their first full-length album, ''Kezia'', on the indie label Underground Operations. On January 23, 2006, the band officially signed with Vagrant Records for ''Kezia''s United States release. ''Kezia'' was released in the US on April 4, 2006. Their second full-length album, ''Fortress'' was officially released by Underground Operations in Canada and by Vagrant Records worldwide on January 29, 2008.