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The Used Biography


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Birth Place: Orem, Utah, USA
Years Active: 2001-present
Genres: Post-hardcore, Alternative Rock, Emo


The Used is an American rock band from Orem, Utah. The band was founded in 2001 and signed to Reprise Records the same year, they rose to fame in June 2002 after releasing their self-titled debut album. Four singles were released from this album, which was later certified Gold.

In July 2003, The Used released compilation album "Maybe Memories," which featured live, rare and previously unreleased tracks and a DVD including a history of the band, member bios, and part of a live concert. The album went platinum. The follow-up studio album, entitled "In Love and Death" was released in 2004, and saw three singles released. This album has also gone gold. In February 2007, The Used released a live album, “Berth,” which included a full live concert shot at the Taste of Chaos 2005 show in Vancouver and DVD of the same concert. It has since been certified gold.

In May 2007 the band released their third studio album, “Lies for the Liars,” from which they released four singles. Having recorded 19 songs during the “Lies for the Liars” sessions, the band decided to release those b-sides and other rarities from previous albums on the digital-only EP” Shallow Believer” in February 2008.

The Used's fourth studio album, “Artwork,” was released on August 31, 2009. The album opened at #10 on the Billboard 200 with 35,000 copies sold.