The Letter Black
The Letter Black, formerly known as Breaking the Silence, is a Christian rock band that was formed in 2006 in Uniontown, Pennsylvania.
The band consists of lead vocalist Sarah Anthony; her husband, lead guitarist and vocalist Mark Anthony; bassist Matt Beal; and drummer Justin Brown.Early years (2006–2009)The Letter Black started out as a praise team at their local church with Sarah and her husband Mark as a duo on vocals under the name "Breaking the Silence".
Later when they were signed to Tooth & Nail Records they changed the name of the band to "The Letter Black".
In 2008, Sarah Anthony was featured on the Pillar album For the Love of the Game, singing on the track "I Fade Away".
The band often does 150 shows or more a year and has shared the stage with bands such as Skillet, Decyfer Down, RED, and Hawk Nelson.
They performed as the opening act for Skillet in the "2010 Awake and Alive Tour" and for the Thousand Foot Krutch "Welcome to the Masquerade Tour".Hanging On By a Thread (2009–2012)The band's debut album, Hanging On By a Thread was released on May 4, 2010 through Tooth & Nail records, putting The Letter Black as number 8 in the iTunes rock section in the same day.A remix album titled Hanging On by a Remix was released on May 22, 2012.Rebuild (2013–present)In early 2013, the band was reported to be recording new material for their second studio album, later revealed to be called Rebuild.
The first single for the new album, "Sick Charade", was released on October 3, 2012.
"The Only One" was released in February 2013 and "Pain Killer" was released on September 10, 2013.
The album was initially scheduled to be released on April 23, 2013.
However on April 17, the album was postponed because the band decided to write three new songs for the album The album was released on November 12, 2013.
Other mediaIn February 2013, Mark and Sarah Anthony signed with VIP Ink Publishing for an autobiography.