Long Island-based pop-punk emo band Approaching Troy started 2019 in style with the shooting of the video for "Prideless," their first release since signing with ChromeOrange Music • Media.
Formed in 2010 , the band took their exuberant live show on the road in 2015 and ended it with a summer nationwide tour, their first, which solidified relationships with fans and established new industry relationships. Thanks to that much-hyped 2015 tour, their first EP release, “Dear Sadie,” was met with plenty of industry buzz and the single by the same title remains one of the band’s top three releases. Their follow up attempt, “Best Intentions,” released in 2016, enabled them to substantially grow their fan base, with singles like “Sparta (This Isn’t Over),” “Wake Up” and “DDCM” remaining fan favorites. The band is currently in the studio with veteran producer/engineer Mark Gaide, working on new singles and an album—their first releases on the ChromeOrange Music•Media label.
In the past few years, Approaching Troy has opened up for legends of their genre, including Hawthorne Heights, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, The Venetia Fair, The Ataris, and 2016 APMA nominees, Creeper, and they’ve shared the stage with fellow Long Island idols, Bayside, at the 2016 LAUNCH Conference. On July 15, 2018, they co-headlined the Jambalaya Stage at the Great South Bay Festival on Long Island.
Approaching Troy cites as influences Taking Back Sunday, My Chemical Romance,The Used, Underoath, Limbs, Bring Me The Horizon and Greeley Estates. Of particular importance in the shaping of Approaching Troy's sound has been the theatrical magic of bands like Too Close to Touch, Relient K and My Chemical Romance.