|Origin||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Associated acts||Kiss, DragonForce, Theory of a Deadman, Slash|
|Past members||Alan Doucette
Taking Dawn are a heavy metal band from Las Vegas, Nevada. They are currently signed to major American record label Roadrunner Records since 2009. The band toured throughout 2010 Supporting Airbourne in March. They have also supported acts such as Kiss, SLASH, Trivium, All that Remains and Halestorm, DragonForce and Theory of a Deadman among others. Taking Dawn has played many festivals including DOWNLOAD in Europe and SOUNDWAVE in Australia. The band was originally called 7th Son in tribute to the iconic Iron Maiden album Seventh Son of a Seventh Son.
In late 2010 drummer Alan Doucette left the band due to trouble on the road and was replaced by Carlo Mazzone.
It was announced on March 15, 2011 via Facebook post that they have begun writing new material for their next album, hoping for a release sometime in 2013.
- Taking Dawn Digital EP (2009)
- Time To Burn (2009)
- The Chain (2010)