Issues is an American metalcore band based in Atlanta, Georgia, founded in 2012. The band currently consists of guitarist and vocalist AJ Rebollo, bassist and vocalist Skyler Acord, and drummer Josh Manuel. They are known for their combination of metalcore, nu metal, pop and contemporary R&B.
Following original member Michael Bohn and Tyler Carter's departure from Woe, Is Me, the duo formed Issues with keyboardist Ben Ferris, bassist Cory Ferris, guitarist AJ Rebollo, and drummer Case Snedecor, subsequently signing to Rise Records. The Ferris brothers departed from the group prior to the release of the Black Diamonds EP, in 2012. Snedecor left the band in 2013 and was replaced by drummer Josh Manuel while Ben and Cory Ferris were replaced by keyboardist and disc jockey Tyler Acord and bassist Skyler Acord, respectively. The band released their self-titled debut studio album in 2014, which was praised for its DJ-based breakdowns and mixture of metalcore and electronica, charting at number-nine on the US Billboard 200. They released their remix album, Diamond Dreams, in November 2014. Their sophomore studio album, Headspace, was released in May 2016. On January 4, 2018, it was revealed the band had fired Michael Bohn due to "wanting to go in a different direction". The following year, the group released their third studio album, Beautiful Oblivion, on October 4, 2019. In September 2020, Tyler Carter was fired from the band for multiple accusations of grooming and sexual misconduct.Issues has won two accolades, including the Alternative Press Music Award for Artist of the Year in 2015 and for Best Bassist the following year, and altogether has been nominated for seven Alternative Press Music Awards. The group was nominated for Best New Talent at the 2014 Revolver Golden Gods. The band has performed at various music festivals including the Vans Warped Tour, the Reading and Leeds Festivals, and Slam Dunk Festival.
|Related||Woe, Is Me|
|Previous members||Ben Ferris, Cory Ferris, Tyler Acord, Jake Vintson, Case Snedecor, Michael Bohn, Tyler Carter|
|Members||Josh Manuel, Skyler Acord, AJ Rebollo|
|Years of activity||2012–2020|