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The Academy Is Biography

The Academy Is...almost never was. Front man William Beckett and guitarist Mike Carden grew up as rivals, in separate bands on the Chicago local music scene. William eventually left his band, wanting to take music more seriously and looking for someone who shared his passion. Mike's band broke up also and the two gradually found themselves talking more and more; engulfed in amazing conversations about music. After realizing they were very much alike, they decided to try their hand at writing songs together and The Academy Is...was born.

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the academy is onstage at the mtvu woodies awards a
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The Latest The Academy Is News

Chinese Open Huge Museum Devoted To Film

17th June 2013

The Shanghai Film Museum, covering a massive 108,000 square feet, opened today (Monday), featuring some 3,000 exhibits. The city is...

Drummer Andy Mrotek Assaulted In Wisconsin

27th July 2012

Former The Academy Is... star Andy Mrotek is nursing a broken jaw after he was assaulted in Wisconsin earlier this...

Sacha Baron Cohen Banned From Oscars?

23rd February 2012

Sacha Baron Cohen might be banned from walking the red carpet at the Academy Awards on Sunday (26.02.12). The British...

Oscar May Leave Hollywood

12th January 2012

Hollywood's biggest annual event may be leaving Hollywood. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and...

The Academy Is Split

10th October 2011

Rock band The Academy Is have split after eight years together.The punk group, which was once signed to Fall Out...

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The Academy Is Reviews

The Academy Is - Fast Times At Barrington High Album Review

30th September 2008

Album review of 'Fast Times At Barrington High' by The Academy Is. Having just completed...

The Academy Is - Santi Album Review

8th May 2007

The Academy Is. Santi Album Review About to embark on a huge American tour with...

The Academy Is - Checkmarks Single Review

30th May 2006

The Academy Is CheckmarksSingle ReviewBy the time you've begun to pigeonhole this little number into...

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The Academy Is Festivals


30th April 2014

Carling Weekend

24th August 2007

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The Academy Is Interviews

The Academy is, Video Interview

29th August 2007

The Academy isVideo InterviewThe Academy Is ... are one of the most popular Fueled By...

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