Not long after coming together the duo discovered that they had a knack for writing music. The group was later rounded out when they found two others who shared their passion for acoustic music; enter Drew Beilman, the band's bass player and Johnny McAnally, the drummer. In a short period of time Committed had developed their own music flavor that was influenced greatly by the artist/bands "Dashboard Confessional" and "Dave Matthews". On any given weekend you will find "Committed" playing their stylized acoustic rhythms they labeled (acoustic emo) at numerous venues in the North Texas area.
Here are a few of the many favorable comments from club operators where they have performed. "Commited makes great post-punk, acoustic based rock that really fills the room. Passionate live performances really give the audience a euphoric high; the audience leaves with a tangible comfort and happiness every time they play." - The Door / Dallas, Texas "We recently had the band Committed play at our club and found them to be a very creative, high energy acoustic rock band. They brought a lot of enthusiasm and audience participation to the venue that night and we all had a great time.
Great music and great people is what we're all about and the band Committed represented our venue well." - The Ice House / Rockwall, Texas "They display a genuine love of life and sing in such a way that they are sure to make a favorable impression. After their first performance they became an instant favorite at our park, and repeat performances were in great demand." - Hawaiian Falls Adventure Park / Garland, Texas. Caleb Turman & Austin Bello are now part of Forever The Sickest Kids 1. Committed was a hardcore band from Cleveland, Ohio. They sounded a lot like Youth of Today. If you didn't know already, that's a good thing.
A real good thing. Band Bio - Committed is an intense 3-piece heavy emo rock outfit from Chester County, PA that formed in early April 2001. They are lead by guitarist/vocalist Greg Smith, bassist/bgvs Chris Hill, and drummer/bgvs Clark Vincent. Summer 2001 they recorded their first album "Contrary to Popular Belief". Dozens of shows later, Committed headed back to the studio in June 2002 and completed their debut professional album, "Jigsaw" after several months of work.
Less than a year later, Committed signed with Driven Records to complete their 3rd album, "Green Light Go (ep)". Their newest release was recorded with their producer (Chris Morris), their new bassist Chris Hill and their new drummer Clark Vincent! Their Newest Renovatio (which means rebirth in Latin) was released by Below the Radar Records and they're already working hard on a new full length. With a growing bunch of rabid fans and an increasing repertoire of songs. Committed broken up in early 2008. The former members have since formed a new band called the skylife.
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