The lead vocalist of Bring Me the Horizon, Oliver Sykes.

The lead vocalist of Bring Me the Horizon, Oliver Sykes.

 Oliver Sykes is the lead vocalist and founder of “Bring Me the Horizon”, which is a British rock band that plays multiple sub genres like pop rock, electronic rock, alternate rock and more. Oliver Sykes is the most well known artist in that band. He has also made a graphic novel. The multimillionaire (net worth $2 million). The musician has also been the creator of a clothing company called “Drop Dead Clothing”.

Oliver Sykes is a British-Brazilian musical rock artist born in Ashford, England on November 20th, 1986. Though he was born in the U.K, two years after he was born as an infant, him and his family moved to Australia. After he became eight, him and his family came back to the U.K, particularly in Stocksbridge which is in Sheffield. As he was a teenager, he went to school at Stocksbridge High School, and for college, he went to Barnsley College.

 

Career

In his career of rock, Oliver Sykes uses his vocals, guitar, and his keyboard to play. He has a simplistic set of instruments, but he uses them well. At the beginning of his career in early 2000 in school, he used to jumpstart his career by creating album CD’s and brief tracks with the name “Quakebeat”. In the beginning of his career, he wasn’t in Bring Me the Horizon. At first, he was in a hop hop banned called “Womb 2 Da Tomb” as well as a metal band called “Purple Curto.” At that time he wasn’t fully committed into rock.

Oliver Sykes formed his known “Bring Me the Horizon” band in 2004. They have dropped multiple albums. Their debut album  was “Count Your Blessings” on October of 2006 which charted #93 in the United Kingdom. They created other albums too, like “Suicide Season” in 2008, “There Is a Hell Believe Me I’ve Seen It. There Is a Heaven Let’s Keep It a Secret” in 2010, “Sempiternal” in 2013, “That’s the Spirit” in 2015, and “Amo” in 2019. In the musicians career, he has been nominated twice for Grammy Awards two consecutive years, in 2019, and in 2020. The first nomination was the 2019 Grammy award for the Best Rock Song. He has also been nominated for the 2020 Grammy Award for the  Best Rock Album.

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