Thomas Erak


Thomas Erak Leaves Chiodos to Focus on the Fall of Troy’s New Record

This time last year, it was difficult to not be excited for Chiodos’ new record, Devil. Craig had returned, and the addition of Thomas Erak seemed to ensure that the group’s forthcoming effort would likely be their most diverse outing to date. Unfortunately, this hope was never realized, as the band’s latest attempt found them […]


Chiodos Discuss Thomas Erak In New Video

GuitarWorld has premiered a video from Chiodos, in which the band discusses its newest member, Fall of Troy front-man Thomas Erak. The video features commentary from all band members, and highlights on the rewards of adding Thomas to their roster. Their highly anticipated new album, Devil, is due out April 1. Speaking on the record, […]

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The Fall Of Troy May Be Releasing A Free Album In 2014

The Fall Of Troy just wrapped up playing a handful of reunion shows in Texas, and the group played one of their albums all of the way through on each night. Early this morning a fan tweeted at our buddies in Property Of Zack to let them know that Thomas Erak announced at the show […]


The Fall Of Troy To Continue After Reunion Shows

Mukilteo, Washington post-hardcore unit The Fall Of Troy are celebrating the end of the year with a series of reunion shows in Austin, Texas, which will feature the band’s original lineup and include performances of the band’s first three albums. The four night stand kicked off yesterday with a special, VIP-only show, at which frontman […]


The Fall Of Troy Rumors Amplify

Yesterday, current Chiodos guitarist and former frontman of The Fall of Troy Thomas Erak turned Twitter on its head with word of an upcoming announcement that he deemed “seriously, worth the wait.” Almost instantly eager fans of both acts demanded clarity, unsure if the announcement he was referring to involved his current or previous band. […]

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Thomas Erak (Chiodos, ex-The Fall Of Troy) Teases Big Announcement

Thomas Erak is currently the guitarist in Chiodos, and used to be the vocalist/guitarist of The Fall Of Troy. Thomas took to Twitter and hinted that an announcement would be coming up in the next couple of days, and his tweet has fans everywhere falling over themselves trying to figure out what the announcement might […]

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Chiodos’ Thomas Erak Comments On Touché Amoré’s Warped Tour Discussion

To add to the list of people commenting on what Jeremy Bolm of Touché Amoré had to say about his band never playing Warped Tour, we have a statement made by Thomas Erak. He’s currently in Chiodos, and used to be in The Fall Of Troy. He (Thomas) basically congratulates Jeremy on taking a stance […]


BREAKING: Chiodos Guitarist Thomas Erak Hospitalized; Band Still Performing Warped Party

Chiodos just announced via Twitter that guitarist Thomas Erak will be missing the group’s scheduled performance at the Warped Tour kickoff party in Los Angeles tonight due to hospitalization. The group is still planning to perform tonight, but will be playing acoustic. You can view a series of tweets detailing the situation below: Prayers for […]

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Thomas Erak (ex. The Fall Of Troy) Performs With Chiodos In Hollywood

Ex. The Fall Of Troy frontman Thomas Erak took the reigns as lead guitarist for Michigan hardcore outfit Chiodos the other night in Hollywood. The group recently lost Jason Hale to pursue other endeavors and the group are looking to fill his position. Chiodos were filmed performing four songs from their catalogue, including “Baby You […]


THE OUTRO: The Fall Of Troy

The Outro is a new column here on Under the Gun Review to honor our favorite bands from the past decade that made their mark in their respective genres but have since come to the unanimous decision to move on from their confluence and pursue alternative enterprises. Providing an in depth look at the featured […]


Just Like Vinyl

Thomas Erak’s (Ex-The Fall of Troy) new project is called Just Like Vinyl.

R.I.P. to The Fall Of Troy

Courest of Alt.Press: Progressive Washington State trio the Fall Of Troy have announced that they are bringing the band to a close. In a post on the band’s website, vocalist/guitarist Thomas Erak wrote, “Andrew [Forsman, drums], Frank [Ene, bass] and I have decided to end our career as the Fall Of Troy.” Erak says there […]