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Confide in their most recent line-up
Background information
Origin Los Angeles, California, United States
Genres Metalcore
Deathcore (early)
Years active 2004–present
Labels Science Records(2006-2008)
Tragic Hero Records(2009-present)
Associated acts PenKnifeLoveLife, Underneath The Gun, Olivia, In Fair Verona, Avery Pkwy, Arleta
Website Myspace
Jeffrey Helberg (2004 - present)
Ross Michael Kenyon (2007 - present)
Joel Piper (2009 - present)
Joshua Paul (2009 - present)
Trevor Vickers (2009 - present)
Former members
John Paul Penton (2006 - 2008)
Aaron Richard Van Zutphen (2004 - 2009)
Josh Plesh(2004 - 2007)
Billy Pruden (2004 - 2009)
Arin Ilejay (2008 - 2009)
Jason Pickard (2004 - 2006)
Kyle Logan (2004)

Confide is a Christian metalcore/post-hardcore band from Los Angeles, California, which was formed in 2004.



Confide was originally started in August of 2004, by Aaron Van Zutphen and Josh Plesh, as a deathcore act. In this period of time, they released two EPs, “Innocence Surround” and “Introduction”. In 2007, Former vocalist Josh left the band, replaced by current frontman Ross Michael Kenyon, previously from the UK band Penknifelovelife.[1]

Their first full length, titled “Shout the Truth”, was released on June 17, 2008 on Science Records. Shortly after the album was released, Science Records was eliminated by is parent company Warner Bros. Records and Confide was left without a label.In early 2009, the band was signed to Tragic Hero Records, and began performing all across the United States, on tours such as the "Don't Take Your Guns To Tour", alongside bands Once Nothing, Here I Come Falling, and In Fear and Faith.[2]

On July 25, 2009, the band announced on their myspace blog that they were going to re-release their album "Shout the Truth". The re-release contained 3 bonus songs, one of which is a cover of the song "Such Great Heights" by The Postal Service, and was released on September 8, 2009. Following the release, the band headlined a promotional tour alongside acts This Romantic Tragedy and Agraceful.[citation needed] They are soon recording their follow up album to Shout the Truth. In January they left the studio with their second album finished and they will be touring with From First to Last till April.




  • Jeffrey Helberg- Guitars (only original member left ; 2004 - present)
  • Ross Michael Kenyon- Lead Vocals (ex-Penknifelovelife, UK ; 2007 - present)
  • Joel Piper- Drums, Percussion, Clean Vocals, Programming, Keys, Guitars (ex-Olivia The Band, also in Avery Pkwy ; 2009 - present)
  • Joshua Paul- Guitars (ex-In Fair Verona ; 2009 - present)
  • Trevor Vickers- Bass (ex-Underneath The Gun ; 2009 - present)


  • Aaron Richard Van Zutphen - Lead Guitar (2004 - 2009)
  • Arin Ilejay - Drums (2008 - 2009)
  • Matt Marquez - Drums (2007)
  • Josh Plesh - Vocals (2004 - 2007)
  • Billy Pruden - Bass (2004 - 2009)
  • John Paul Penton - Drums (2006 - 2008)
  • Jason Pickard - Drums (2004 - 2006)



  • Shout the Truth (Album,Science, 2008)
  • Shout the Truth (re-issue) (Re-recorded re-release,Tragic Hero, 2009)
  • TBA (Spring 2010)


  • Innocence Surround (EP, Self-released, 2005)
  • Introduction (EP, Self-released, 2006)


  1. ^ [1], Myspace
  2. ^ [2], altsounds


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