Billy Talent

Billy Talent is a Canadian rock band from Mississauga, Ontario. They formed in 1993 with Benjamin Kowalewicz as the lead vocalist, Ian D'Sa on guitar, bassist Jon Gallant and drummer Aaron Solowoniuk. There have been no lineup changes, although Aaron is currently taking a hiatus from the band due to an MS relapse, and Jordan Hastings from Alexisonfire, Cunter and Say Yes is currently filling in for him. In the 25 years since their inception, Billy Talent sold well over one million albums in Canada alone and nearly 3 million albums internationally.
The band existed for almost a decade before mainstream success. The members met and played in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Secondary School under the name Pezz and remained underground in Toronto's indie music scene until 2001. The band renamed itself Billy Talent after running into legal trouble with the old name. It was then that Kowalewicz's connection with an employee of Warner Music Canada's A&R department landed the band a record deal and launched them into mainstream success.

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Top SongsAlbum
Louder Than the DJAfraid of Heights (Deluxe Version)3:21
Rabbit Down the HoleAfraid of Heights (Deluxe Version)6:03
Line & Sinker (Live at Nova Rock Festival - Burgenland, Austria 2007)Billy Talent - 10th Anniversary Rarities4:51
Afraid of Heights (Reprise)Afraid of Heights (Deluxe Version)4:24
Rusted From The RainHits4:13
Big Red GunAfraid of Heights (Deluxe Version)3:17
Cold TurkeyHard Core Logo II (Music From And Inspired By The Motion Picture)3:10
Turn Your Back with Anti-FlagTurn Your Back w/ Anti-Flag3:24
Worker BeesBilly Talent II3:44
Time-Bomb Ticking Away (Demo Version)Afraid of Heights (Deluxe Version)3:24
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