Members: Dean, Erik, Colin, Rob
Formed 2004 in Austin, TX, Pompeii are best known for their melodic and ambient rock sound, which features the addition of a cello.
Produced by John Congleton (St. Vincent, Explosions in the Sky), D. James Goodwin (Murder by Death, The Bravery), and CJ Eiriksson (U2, Jack's Mannequin), their two releases, Assembly and Nothing Happens for a Reason are both distributed through Eyeball Records (WEA/ADA), Bad News Records (Japan) and Cargo Distribution (Europe).
The band has toured extensively, alongside groups such as The Appleseed Cast, The Velvet Teen, Headlights, Caspian, Mates of State and This Will Destroy You. In 2009, they embarked on their first European tour and performed 25 shows in over 7 countries.
Pompeii have received worldwide attention and critical acclaim from such outlets as American Songwriter Magazine, Alternative Press, Filter, NPR, Apple and MTV.
They are currently working on a third full length.