About The Black Dahlia Murder
The Black Dahlia Murder is an American death metal band from Waterford, Michigan, formed in 2001. Their name is derived from the 1947 unsolved murder of Elizabeth Short, often referred to as Black Dahlia. The band currently comprises of vocalist Trevor Strnad, guitarists Brian Eschbach and Brandon Ellis, drummer Alan Cassidy, and bassist Max Lavelle. Several of their albums have charted on the U.S. Billboard 200, with their fifth album Ritual peaking at Number 31 in 2011, marking them as one of the most popular contemporary American Extreme Metal bands.